Using Web 2.0 Tools in Business Classes

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Presented at the Iowa Business Education Association conference in Oct, 2009. Reviewed 21st Century Skills and then presented some examples of learning projects that nurture these skills.

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Using Web 2.0 Tools in Business Classes

  1. 1. How Web 2.0 Tools can be I ntegrated into the Business Classroom Dr. Leigh E. Zeitz University of Northern Iowa DrZReflects.com tinyurl.com/webtoolsbusiness
  2. 2. Dr. Leigh Zeitz Protected under Creative Commons Attribution License - 2009
  3. 3. Flickr.com/Andrew_Feinberg Dr. Leigh Zeitz Protected under Creative Commons Attribution License - 2009
  4. 4. <ul><li>Today’s Web </li></ul><ul><li>100 billion clicks/day </li></ul><ul><li>55 trillion links </li></ul><ul><li>2 million email/sec </li></ul><ul><li>1 million IM/sec </li></ul><ul><li>8 terrabytes/sec traffic </li></ul><ul><li>65 billion phone calls/yr </li></ul><ul><li>2 billion location nodes </li></ul><ul><li>Uses 5% of global electricity </li></ul>Kevin Kelly, 2007 Dr. Leigh Zeitz Protected under Creative Commons Attribution License - 2009
  5. 5. Millennials (Gen Y) <ul><li>Born 1982 – 2004 </li></ul><ul><li>Used to working in teams </li></ul><ul><li>Work well in diverse coworker situations </li></ul><ul><li>“ Can-do” attitude about tasks </li></ul><ul><li>Looking for frequent feedback. </li></ul><ul><li>Seek leadership and structure </li></ul><ul><li>Most networked generation in history </li></ul><ul><li>75,000,000 millennials joining the workforce </li></ul>Dr. Leigh Zeitz Protected under Creative Commons Attribution License - 2009
  6. 6. 21 st Century Skills Dr. Leigh Zeitz Protected under Creative Commons Attribution License - 2009
  7. 7. Content Areas <ul><li>Literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Mathematics </li></ul><ul><li>Science </li></ul><ul><li>Social Studies </li></ul><ul><li>21 st Century Skills </li></ul>Dr. Leigh Zeitz Protected under Creative Commons Attribution License - 2009
  8. 8. 21 st Century Skills <ul><li>Civic Literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Employability </li></ul><ul><li>Financial Literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Health Literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Technology Literacy </li></ul>Dr. Leigh Zeitz Protected under Creative Commons Attribution License - 2009
  9. 9. Iowa Core Curriculum Dr. Leigh Zeitz Protected under Creative Commons Attribution License - 2009
  10. 10. Financial Literacy <ul><li>Financial responsibility & planning skills </li></ul><ul><li>Manage money effectively </li></ul><ul><li>Make informed & responsible decision about debt </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluate/identify appropriate risk management </li></ul><ul><li>Plan to achieve long-term financial security </li></ul><ul><li>Understand human, cultural and societal issues related to financial literacy </li></ul>Dr. Leigh Zeitz Protected under Creative Commons Attribution License - 2009
  11. 11. Financial Literacy Dr. Leigh Zeitz Protected under Creative Commons Attribution License - 2009
  12. 12. Technology Literacy <ul><li>Creative thinking and Innovation </li></ul><ul><li>Communication and Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Research and Information Fluency </li></ul><ul><li>Critical Thinking, Problem Solving and Decision Making </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Citizenship </li></ul><ul><li>Technology Operations & Concepts </li></ul>Dr. Leigh Zeitz Protected under Creative Commons Attribution License - 2009
  13. 13. Technology Literacy Dr. Leigh Zeitz Protected under Creative Commons Attribution License - 2009
  14. 14. <ul><li>We need to teach our kids for their futures . . . </li></ul><ul><li>. . . not our pasts. </li></ul><ul><li>Daniel Pink </li></ul>Dr. Leigh Zeitz Protected under Creative Commons Attribution License - 2009
  15. 15. Looking for Possibilities Flicker.com/stephanie) Dr. Leigh Zeitz Protected under Creative Commons Attribution License - 2009
  16. 16. Keyboarding keyboardingresearch.org Dr. Leigh Zeitz Protected under Creative Commons Attribution License - 2009
  17. 17. Logic Inc. Dr. Leigh Zeitz Protected under Creative Commons Attribution License - 2009
  18. 18. Sounds from the Classroom www.dryden.k12.ny.us Dr. Leigh Zeitz Protected under Creative Commons Attribution License - 2009
  19. 19. Room 208 Podcasting Bobsprankle.com Dr. Leigh Zeitz Protected under Creative Commons Attribution License - 2009
  20. 20. Flat Classroom Project Flatclassroomproject.com Dr. Leigh Zeitz Protected under Creative Commons Attribution License - 2009
  21. 21. Flat Classroom Project <ul><li>Net Generation Education Project </li></ul><ul><li>Flat Classroom Project 2009-3 </li></ul><ul><li>Digiteen </li></ul><ul><li>E-Racism </li></ul>Flatclassroomproject.com Dr. Leigh Zeitz Protected under Creative Commons Attribution License - 2009
  22. 22. Networked Student Dr. Leigh Zeitz Protected under Creative Commons Attribution License - 2009
  23. 23. Dr. Leigh Zeitz Protected under Creative Commons Attribution License - 2009
  24. 24. Zeitz Dr. Leigh Zeitz Protected under Creative Commons Attribution License - 2009
  25. 25. Blogs Drzreflects.com Dr. Leigh Zeitz Protected under Creative Commons Attribution License - 2009
  26. 26. Diigo <ul><li>Social Bookmarking </li></ul><ul><li>Organize web Info </li></ul><ul><li>Share your findings </li></ul><ul><li>Use other’s findings </li></ul><ul><li>Produce new product </li></ul>Dr. Leigh Zeitz Protected under Creative Commons Attribution License - 2009
  27. 27. Diigo Dr. Leigh Zeitz Protected under Creative Commons Attribution License - 2009
  28. 28. Diigo <ul><li>Highlighting </li></ul><ul><li>Sticky Notes </li></ul><ul><li>Bookmark </li></ul><ul><li>Organize Bookmarks </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tags or Lists </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Webslides or RSS </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Groups </li></ul></ul>Dr. Leigh Zeitz Protected under Creative Commons Attribution License - 2009
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