What's on Bill Warters Radar?

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Slides from a presentation given by Bill Warters on January 27, 2011 at Wayne State University.

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What's on Bill Warters Radar?

  1. 1. Warters’ RadarFriday, January 28, 2011Wayne State University
  2. 2. Thanks for having A bit about my background.... me back!
  3. 3. “a new learning model characterized by the convergence of lifelong, informal, and personalized learning within a social context” Personalization Thinking about a Participation 3-P Learning Model Knowledge-PullChatti, M. A., Jarke, M., & Specht, M. (2010). The 3P Learning Model.Educational Technology & Society, 13 (4), 74–85.
  4. 4. Example of a PLN Developed by Joyce SeitzingerTemplate
  5. 5. Example of a PLNTemplate filled in
  6. 6. Tales from a Fully Online Course
  7. 7. art of a BookP Disc ussion Using Voice Thread to foster Engagement http://voicethread.com
  8. 8. arra ting a N Co nflictUsing Voice Thread to foster Engagement
  9. 9. Student VoiceThread Examples
  10. 10. Doodle: Group Polling and Scheduling • No account creation needed to get started http://www.doodle.com
  11. 11. http://www.diigo.com/educationDiigo - SocialBookmarks Tool +Educational Accounts for Higher Ed and K-12Annotation of Pages/Sticky NotesSlideshows from lists of bookmarksSave snapshots of pagesRSS Feed of additions
  12. 12. http://craphound.com/littlebrother/download/ Lots of Fan Conversions!LittleBrotherOpenMulti-formatText
  13. 13. Other Open Texts I used• The Art of Community book by Jono Bacon• Atlas Black graphic novel chapter - Flatworld Books
  14. 14. XtraNormal Text-to-Movie tool http://www.xtranormal.com• Tool was featured in recent Chronicle of Higher Ed article on academic spoof videos Video from Bill’s class on social technology
  15. 15. OpenEducational Resources Gaining Support
  16. 16. Feds supporting Open EdTrade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training Grant - 2 Billion $$
  17. 17. My Clearinghouse Work CREducation.org
  18. 18. Open Source Tools Used• CWIS Catalog - items shared via Worldcat• Drupal - Trainers Dashboard application• CiviCRM - Team Management tool• Mahara Portfolio - display CR Competency• eXe - Html Editor for making Learning Modules
  19. 19. Learning ModulesCurrent Collection includes 17 Modules http://www.creducation.org/cre/teachers/ learning_modules_and_activities
  20. 20. it ion 2010-11 CRE Ed2 nd Teacher’s Calendar • Crowd-sourced school-year calendar distributed internationally http://www.creducation.org/cre/teachers/calendar
  21. 21. CREducation.org stats
  22. 22. Quick Web Tourat End if Time...
  23. 23. PollEverywhere.com
  24. 24. PollEverywhere.com
  25. 25. Live Results
  26. 26. Moodle 2.0 Has Arrived
  27. 27. Bill’s a Moodle Fan• Running a Moodle server at WSU since 2002• MADR courses and many other projects• Other Moodlers offer supportive community 25+ Institutions
  28. 28. Moodle is Widely Deployed
  29. 29. StatisticsEarly 2010
  30. 30. Environments
  31. 31. Moodle 2.0 Changes
  32. 32. •Refactored the underlying codeMoodle 2.0 Features •Strong on security and scalability •Open to the “outside world” in more ways http://www.moodleblog.org/?p=239
  33. 33. Repositories and Portfolio support baked in
  34. 34. Moodle Mobilehttp://docs.moodle.org/en/Mobile_Moodle_FAQ
  35. 35. Resource Sharingvia Community Hubs
  36. 36. Social Web Research ToolsMoving Beyond Market Research
  37. 37. Quick Search of Realtime Web
  38. 38. ContextMinerhttp://www.contextminer.org
  39. 39. ContextMinerhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9URLGr-TWD0
  40. 40. WayBack Machine Updated
  41. 41. DiscoverText - SearchFacebook, Twitter & More
  42. 42. DiscoverTexthttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OmF7ITK29JM
  43. 43. Related Tools - Host Your Own CAT http://www.umass.edu/qdap/
  44. 44. ScraperWiki.com
  45. 45. Other Cool StuffSighted Recently
  46. 46. Inside the Haiti EarthQuakehttp://www.insidedisaster.com/experience/Main.html
  47. 47. Other Interesting Things• Mendeley.com social research hub• iCurrent for current awareness• Open access journal table of contents service - http://www.tictocs.ac.uk/• Various Yahoo-pipes style coding libraries (pypes.org, pyfproject.org, kamaelia.org)• Xerte, Moodle and Mahara on a USB stick• Art for presentations - as used in these slides! http://etc.usf.edu/presentations/extras/paper_people/index.html
  48. 48. Thanks for ComingBill Warters - Wayne State University http://comm.wayne.edu/profile.php?id=499

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