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Presentation about implications of Web 2.0 for education. This presentation is delivered at ACER sponsored National Education Semiar for education leaders in Indonesia held at the Shangri La hotel in ...

Presentation about implications of Web 2.0 for education. This presentation is delivered at ACER sponsored National Education Semiar for education leaders in Indonesia held at the Shangri La hotel in Jakarta on 1st of August 2007.



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  • Web 2.0 Implications for Education
  • Web2.0 as a paradigm
    • W2 signifies Internet advances stimulated by (1) rising expectations of users, (2) creative efforts of industry and talented individuals, and (3) development of software and hardware
  • What is new in Web2.0?
    • User control of information, subscribing and relationships, new forms of expression
    • Web as a point of presence, internet-mediated social environments, collective activities and community plumbing
    • Web as a platform (e.g., Microsoft and Google)
    • Science of user engagement and rich user experiences
    • Some speak of media revolution – “we the media” (Dan Gillmor), “voice of crowds”, increased democratization and new citizenship
  • In this Presentation…
    • Blogs
    • Digital Storytelling
    • Sharing, Diggs, Recommendations, and Folksonomy
    • Wikis and Social Software
    • RSS Feeds
    • Podcasting
    • API for Mashups
    • Implications for Education
  • Blog, blogging, blogger, blogsphere
    • Blog is web-based publication
    • No technical skills to create your own blog
    • Blog can contain text, media, links
    • There are blogs, moblogs, vlogs, audilog
    • Blogsphere is a community of bloggers
  • Blogs – Some Statistics
    • 27% of online Americans have read a blog
    • 8 million Americans have created a blog
    • 12% of online Americans have posted comments on blogs (Source: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/4145191.stm )
    • China to have 60 million bloggers by 2007 (Reuters http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20060506/wr_nm/china_blogs_dc_1 )
  • Total Sites Across all Domains Source: http://news.netcraft.com/archives/web_server_survey.html
    • Bloggers: an army of irregulars (BBC) -- “The web has grown more in 2005 than it did at the height of the dotcom boom”
  • Examples of Blogs and Tools Daniel Class Blog A blog of a group of students
  • Web 2.0: We are the media ( Dan Gillmor )
    • Blogging Should not be only about text -- new forms of expression, new possibilities for learning and assessment…
      • Blogging, Digital Storytelling, Interactive Visualization
  • Wiki
    • Wiki is social software that allows collaborative development on an article of common interest to its authors
  • Wikipedia
    • 13,000 active contributors
    • 5,300,000 articles in more than 100 languages
    • 1,914,827 articles in English
    • Hundreds of thousands of visitors daily, tens of thousands of edits and new articles Source: http:// en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:About )
    • Wikipedia has become the 37th most visited website, according to Alexa
    • Wikipedia comes close to Britannica – Expert led investigation by Nature identifies that in average science entry in Wikipedia contained around four inaccuracies; Britannica, about three (Source: http://www.nature.com/news/2005/051212/full/438900a.html )
  • How Teachers Use Wiki
    • Provide a space for collaborative writing
    • Debate course topics and share resources
    • Maintain a journal of work on projects
    • Discuss curricular and instructional innovations
    • Students to revise Wikipedia pages or take on new wikipedia assignments
    • Support service learning projects (i.e. use wikis to build a website about a challenge in their city)
    • From: http://writingwiki.org/default.aspx/WritingWiki/For%20Teachers%20New%20to%20Wikis.html
    @HKU Flat Classroom Project
  • Sharing, Diggs, Recommending, Folksonomy The Wisdom of Crowds : Why the Many Are Smarter Than the Few and How Collective Wisdom Shapes Business, Economies, Societies and Nations by James Surowiecki
  • Social Bookmarking http://scuttle.cite.hku.hk/
  • Internet-mediated Social Activities
  • MySpace
    • MySpace.com, it is the fastest growing site on the Internet right now
    • Over 80 million registered subscribers, and are registering 260,000 new users each day
    • More page views than all of the MSN and Google sites combined
    • MySpace.com is now processing 1.5 Billion page views per day
    • 78% of site members are over 18 and under 40
    • From more statistics check:
      • http://www.trendcatching.com/2006/05/myspace_usage_s.html or
      • http://weblogs.asp.net/scottgu/archive/2006/03/25/Handling-1.5-Billion-Page-Views-Per-Day-Using-ASP.NET-2.0.aspx
  • RSS Feeds and Aggregators
    • Really Simple Syndication is a form of syndication in which a section of a website is made available for other sites to use
    • RSS Feeds -- provide an updated list of content from a site
    • This originated with news and blog sites but is increasingly used to syndicate any information.
    • Aggregator can subscribe to a feed, check for new content at user-determined intervals, and retrieve the content
  • RSS and Aggregators
  • Managing workload Regular monitoring, commenting and weekly summaries
  • Podcasting
    • Method of distributing audio programs or video over the Internet for playback on mobile devices and personal computers
    • Podcasts are distributed using either the RSS or Atom syndication formats.
  • API for Mashups Source: http://www.programmableweb.com/apis Most Popular Meshups: http://www.programmableweb.com/popular
  • Open Source
    • Open source
    • Syndications, design for hackability and remixability
    • Systems that gets better when more people are using it (and improving it)
  • Mobile Web 2.0
  • Implications for Education
    • A large number of our students will be coming to our classes with expectations of technology aligned with Web 2.0
    • Unless we give attention to Web 2.0 development, we will encounter students who have expectations that are incompatible with our own thinking and the ways we integrate technology
    • It is also a danger that unless we accommodate Web 2.0 developments in our teaching, we might find ourselves producing students unable to function in the Web 2.0-literate world outside.
  • Implications for Education
    • Re-conceptualizing technology integration
    • New forms of Assessment
    • Internet-mediated social environments and what does it mean to collaborate
    • Resources Sharing and Community Plumbing of teachers/trainers and student
    • New generations of LMS, no LMS or Modules – blog, wiki, P2P, content management, personal space for RSS
    • Emerging content design models based on data remixing, interactive visualization,…
  • Thank you for your attention! I am happy to answer you questions…