Tools of E-Learning and  WEB 2.0 Prof J U Weerasinghe [email_address]
E-learning <ul><li>electronic supported learning and teaching used to acquire data, information, skills or knowledge </li>...
E-Learning  <ul><li>E-learning methods: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>web-based learning,  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>computer aid...
E-learning <ul><li>self paced or instructor led </li></ul><ul><li>media in the form of  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>text,  </li>...
E-learning <ul><li>Computer Based Learning (CBL)  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>use of computers as a key component of the educati...
Benefits of e-learning <ul><li>fosters interaction among students and instructors.  </li></ul><ul><li>self-paced learning ...
WEB 2.0 <ul><li>Web 1.0 -web pages that provided information. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Read Web” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li...
WEB 2.0 <ul><li>social revolution </li></ul><ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Citizen Journalism </li></ul></ul><ul>...
Web 2.0 <ul><li>Save time </li></ul><ul><li>Work collaboratively </li></ul><ul><li>Learn collaboratively </li></ul><ul><li...
Comparison WEB, past and present <ul><li>Past- Web 1.0 - Read </li></ul><ul><li>On-line Encyclopedias </li></ul><ul><li>Pe...
Demonstrations and Interactive Session
Some e-learning Tools in Web 2.0 <ul><li>Google Docs  </li></ul><ul><li>Blogger </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter </li></ul><ul><l...
Google Sites <ul><li>Create and host web sites </li></ul><ul><li>Needs sign up with gmail account to visit </li></ul>www.a...
Blogger  twitter <ul><li>A shortened form of the term  Web Log , a  blog  is an online journal that contains content and w...
facebook <ul><li>Social networking  </li></ul>Skype Video conferencing Desktop sharing Social
YouTube  TeacherTube <ul><li>Host, tag and share instructional videos </li></ul>Video
Wikipedia and Wikis <ul><li>Collaborative Writing </li></ul><ul><li>a software that allows users to easily create, edit, a...
MOODLE <ul><li>Course Management System with social functionality </li></ul><ul><li>Needs a dedicated local server running...
CourseLab <ul><li>e‐Learning authoring tool  for Windows </li></ul>
Scribd <ul><li>A place to store documents as “e-papers”  </li></ul>E-papers
Linked in <ul><li>Public / social network for professional </li></ul>professional
Slideshare <ul><li>A place where you can store, tag and share  powerpoint presentations  </li></ul>powerpoint
flicker <ul><li>Store, tag and share photos </li></ul>images
use of elearning tools <ul><li>Web page -free hosting  </li></ul><ul><li>Blog - free hosting page with links </li></ul><ul...
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Bio Informatics Course E Learning Lecture Discussion June10

  1. 1. Tools of E-Learning and WEB 2.0 Prof J U Weerasinghe [email_address]
  2. 2. E-learning <ul><li>electronic supported learning and teaching used to acquire data, information, skills or knowledge </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Web-based learning, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>computer-based learning, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>virtual classrooms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>digital collaboration. </li></ul></ul>http://en.wikipedia.org
  3. 3. E-Learning <ul><li>E-learning methods: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>web-based learning, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>computer aided learning (CAL), </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>virtual classrooms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>digital collaboration. </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. E-learning <ul><li>self paced or instructor led </li></ul><ul><li>media in the form of </li></ul><ul><ul><li>text, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>image, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>animation, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>streaming video and audio. </li></ul></ul>http://www.openlearningcenter.com
  5. 5. E-learning <ul><li>Computer Based Learning (CBL) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>use of computers as a key component of the educational environment </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Computer Based Training (CBT) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>self-paced learning activities accessible via a computer or Web </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Computer-supported collaborative learning (CSCL) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>designed to encourage or require students to work together on learning tasks </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Learning management system (LMS) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>software for delivering, tracking and managing training/education </li></ul></ul>http://en.wikipedia.org
  6. 6. Benefits of e-learning <ul><li>fosters interaction among students and instructors. </li></ul><ul><li>self-paced learning </li></ul><ul><li>instructors to develop materials using the resources of WWW </li></ul><ul><li>accommodates assessment </li></ul>
  7. 7. WEB 2.0 <ul><li>Web 1.0 -web pages that provided information. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Read Web” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>a medium, in which information was transmitted and consumed </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 -interacts with the reader to find or modify the information </li></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;Read-Write Web” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>a platform, in which content was created, shared, remixed, repurposed, and passed along </li></ul></ul>http://www.elearnmag.org
  8. 8. WEB 2.0 <ul><li>social revolution </li></ul><ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Citizen Journalism </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Podcasts </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>RSS </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wikis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Social Networking </li></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Web 2.0 <ul><li>Save time </li></ul><ul><li>Work collaboratively </li></ul><ul><li>Learn collaboratively </li></ul><ul><li>Do research </li></ul><ul><li>Interact with the world </li></ul><ul><li>Get the world to interact with us </li></ul><ul><li>Have fun </li></ul>
  10. 10. Comparison WEB, past and present <ul><li>Past- Web 1.0 - Read </li></ul><ul><li>On-line Encyclopedias </li></ul><ul><li>Personal Web Page </li></ul><ul><li>Netscape </li></ul><ul><li>Taxonomy (classify) </li></ul><ul><li>Portals </li></ul><ul><li>Companies </li></ul><ul><li>Wires </li></ul><ul><li>Proprietary Software </li></ul><ul><li>Present- Web 2.0 -Write </li></ul><ul><li>Wikipedia </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Google </li></ul><ul><li>Folksonomy (tags) </li></ul><ul><li>RSS </li></ul><ul><li>Communities </li></ul><ul><li>Wireless </li></ul><ul><li>Open Source </li></ul>
  11. 11. Demonstrations and Interactive Session
  12. 12. Some e-learning Tools in Web 2.0 <ul><li>Google Docs </li></ul><ul><li>Blogger </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook </li></ul><ul><li>Skype </li></ul>YouTube Wikipedia Moodle Ninehub CourseLab Scribd Linkedin Slideshare Flicker
  13. 13. Google Sites <ul><li>Create and host web sites </li></ul><ul><li>Needs sign up with gmail account to visit </li></ul>www.atspace.com <ul><li>Free hosting (.com .org) </li></ul><ul><li>No ads </li></ul><ul><li>easy to visit </li></ul>Web hosting
  14. 14. Blogger twitter <ul><li>A shortened form of the term Web Log , a blog is an online journal that contains content and writing the author wishes to share with others. </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs as educational tools - Content Creation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>no need to handle HTML </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>no need to know graphic design (templates) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>comments and trackback references and permanent links </li></ul></ul>Blogging
  15. 15. facebook <ul><li>Social networking </li></ul>Skype Video conferencing Desktop sharing Social
  16. 16. YouTube TeacherTube <ul><li>Host, tag and share instructional videos </li></ul>Video
  17. 17. Wikipedia and Wikis <ul><li>Collaborative Writing </li></ul><ul><li>a software that allows users to easily create, edit, and link pages together. Wikis are often used to create collaborative websites. </li></ul><ul><li>Wiki is the Hawaiian word for &quot;fast“. </li></ul><ul><li>A type of website that allows users to add, delete, or edit content </li></ul>information
  18. 18. MOODLE <ul><li>Course Management System with social functionality </li></ul><ul><li>Needs a dedicated local server running throughout the day </li></ul>NineHub Free hosting MOODLE lessons No need for a local server Course Management
  19. 19. CourseLab <ul><li>e‐Learning authoring tool for Windows </li></ul>
  20. 20. Scribd <ul><li>A place to store documents as “e-papers” </li></ul>E-papers
  21. 21. Linked in <ul><li>Public / social network for professional </li></ul>professional
  22. 22. Slideshare <ul><li>A place where you can store, tag and share powerpoint presentations </li></ul>powerpoint
  23. 23. flicker <ul><li>Store, tag and share photos </li></ul>images
  24. 24. use of elearning tools <ul><li>Web page -free hosting </li></ul><ul><li>Blog - free hosting page with links </li></ul><ul><li>Storage and embedding to HTML Page </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Images- flicker </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Videos- YouTube </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Documents (doc,pdf) - Scribd </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Powerpoint presentations- Slideshare </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Moodle course developed and hosted at Ninehub </li></ul>

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