Fitsi web based tools presentation


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Fitsi web based tools presentation

  1. 1. David Blezard Daniel Blickensderfer Ben Ranfeld Michael McIntire Marquis Walsh Kevin Wong Web Based Tools
  2. 19. The delivery of education or the acquisition of knowledge using computers or computer based materials as a medium
  3. 20. <ul><li>Distance Learning </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Goes on in the absence of a teacher </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Separated geographically from the learners </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Blended Learning </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mix traditional with E-learning methods </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Supplement or complement face-to-face </li></ul></ul>Distance vs. Blended
  4. 22. Disclaimer: Much of what you are about to see is unsupported by UNH IT
  5. 23. Categories of Tools <ul><li>Communicating and Interacting </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Microblogging and Instant Messaging </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Broadcasting and Online Meetings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social Networking </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Creating and Authoring </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wikis </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Storing and Sharing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Social Bookmarking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Presentation Sharing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Video Hosting and Sharing </li></ul></ul>
  6. 24. Pause
  7. 25. Communicating and Interacting <ul><ul><li>Microblogging and Instant Messaging </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Broadcasting and Online Meetings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social Networking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(9:30 – 10:30) </li></ul></ul>
  8. 26. Microblogging and Instant Messaging <ul><li>Communicating and Interacting </li></ul><ul><li>(Dan and Marquis) </li></ul>
  9. 27. Tools <ul><li>Twitter </li></ul><ul><li>Google Talk </li></ul>
  10. 28. What Does It Do? <ul><ul><li>Microblogging (Twitter) lets you create and/or follow very short posts. These posts can be used to perform research, provide an information “back channel” or peer response for in-class use. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>update your contacts </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>where you/they are and what you/they are doing </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>140 character limit </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chat lets you stay in touch in real-time, in class or out of class </li></ul></ul>
  11. 29. In the Classroom <ul><li>twitter - in the classroom &quot;The Twitter Experiment&quot;: Professor Monica Rankin using Twitter as an instructional application at the University of Texas at Dallas: (video) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;Rankin uses a weekly hashtag to organize comments, questions and feedback posted by students to Twitter during class. Some of the students have downloaded Tweetdeck to their computers, others post by SMS or by writing questions on a piece of paper. Rankin then projects a giant image of live Tweets in the front of the class for discussion and suggests that students refer back to the messages later when studying. The Professor’s results so far have been mixed but it is clear that more students are participating in classroom discussions than they used to.&quot; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Summary of use of twitter in the classroom in U.S. History class at U.T. Dallas by Monica Rankin - </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Chuck Martin uses this well at UNH -- -- MKTG 598.JTA: Top/Social Media in Marketing (January Term 2010) </li></ul>
  12. 30. Broadcasting and On-Line Meetings <ul><li>Communicating and Interacting </li></ul><ul><li>(Ben and David) </li></ul>
  13. 31. What Does It Do? <ul><ul><li>Live interactive video broadcasting using just a camera and internet connection </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Connect people at a distance to an audio or video meeting from your computer. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enables people to talk, see, use a whiteboard and annotate or share files. </li></ul></ul>
  14. 32. In the Classroom <ul><li>Collaborating with colleagues around the world </li></ul><ul><li>Flexible office hours </li></ul><ul><li>Connecting your classroom and students to the global community </li></ul><ul><li>UNH - Marian Litvaitis (COLSA - Marine invertebrate zoologist) uses Skype to conduct research with others around the world.  They posted photos and data on a private blog and used Skype for real-time discussion. </li></ul><ul><li>UNH - Various faculty use simple and advanced chat programs for office hours. </li></ul><ul><li>The Mixxer ( - A free site utilizing Skype to connect foreign language students to practice their language. </li></ul><ul><li>EduSkyper's Phonebook ( - A registry of educators who want to connect their classrooms. </li></ul>
  15. 33. Tools <ul><li>Skype </li></ul><ul><li>GoToMeeting </li></ul><ul><li>iLinc </li></ul>
  16. 34. Social Networking <ul><li>Communicating and Interacting </li></ul>
  17. 35. Tools <ul><li>LinkedIn </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook </li></ul>
  18. 36. What Does It Do? <ul><ul><li>A social network service provides a framework for building and maintaining social networks among people based on shared interests and experiences </li></ul></ul>
  19. 37. In the Classroom <ul><ul><li>Social Networking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Facebook: Using Social Media to Increase Student Awareness </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>( ) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>LinkedIn - Finding expertise and opportunities </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Technology-Using Professors Group </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  20. 38. Facebook Stats <ul><li>According to Time Magazine, in June 2010, Facebook will log it’s 500 Millionth user. </li></ul><ul><li>The average internet user spends more time on Facebook than on Google, Yahoo, You Tube, Microsoft, Wikipedia, and Amazon Combined . </li></ul><ul><li>There are over 25 Billion web links posted on Facebook. </li></ul><ul><li>The average user posts 70 pieces of content each month </li></ul>
  21. 39. Project: To create a facebook page for Human Biology as a means to share resources such as videos, web sites, and images, and to create and maintain a sense of community among students in Union County College’s BIO102 courses. Purpose: The project’s purpose is to 1) increase course retention 2) encourage classroom participation 3) enhance student confidence in, and understanding of, course subject matter, and 4) demonstrate the benefits of using social media as a means to engage students
  22. 40. <ul><li>Project Statistics (As of 5/5/10) </li></ul><ul><li>Snapshot </li></ul><ul><li>380 total page views, 121 unique visitors. </li></ul><ul><li>90 combined audio plays, and photo and video views </li></ul><ul><li>76 post, 25 videos, 15 images </li></ul><ul><li>19 members, 18 fans </li></ul>
  23. 41. <ul><li>Conclusion </li></ul><ul><li>The authors believe that the project’s objectives have been met. </li></ul><ul><li>However they conclude that an additional research with support from the college faculty, administration and improved student awareness is needed to provide more conclusive findings . </li></ul><ul><li>With its low cost, ease of implementation and potential for substantial benefi t to the college community its worth to take a further look. </li></ul>
  24. 42. <ul><li>LinkedIn Stats </li></ul><ul><li>LinkedIn has over 70 million members in over 200 countries. </li></ul><ul><li>A new member joins LinkedIn approximately every second. </li></ul><ul><li>Executives from all Fortune 500 companies are LinkedIn members. </li></ul>
  25. 43. <ul><li>Why LinkedIn? </li></ul><ul><li>Connect with Colleagues </li></ul><ul><li>Research / Information gathering </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul>
  26. 44. BREAK
  27. 45. Creating and Authoring <ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wikis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(Kevin) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(10:45 – 11:15) </li></ul></ul>
  28. 46. Blogs <ul><li>Creating and Authoring </li></ul><ul><li>(Kevin) </li></ul><ul><li>(10:45 – 11:00) </li></ul>
  29. 47. What Does It Do? <ul><li>Personal website </li></ul><ul><ul><li>In depth discussions about specific topics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Links to websites, other blogs and media </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reflects the thoughts and ideas of the author </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Commenting </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Two-way tool that allows feedback </li></ul></ul>
  30. 48. In the Classroom <ul><li>Knowledge sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative work with peers </li></ul><ul><li>Course announcements and readings </li></ul><ul><li>Annotated links for students </li></ul><ul><li>Course FAQ site </li></ul><ul><li>Reflective journals </li></ul><ul><li>Dialogue space for group work </li></ul><ul><li>Electronic portfolio of course work </li></ul><ul><li>Social space for distance education students </li></ul>
  31. 49. Tools <ul><li>WordPress </li></ul><ul><li>Blogger </li></ul><ul><li>Blackboard </li></ul>
  32. 50. Wikis <ul><li>Creating and Authoring </li></ul><ul><li>(Kevin) </li></ul><ul><li>(11:00– 11:15) </li></ul>
  33. 51. What Does It Do? <ul><li>Create, edit and link </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Contribute new information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Amend content </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Connect pages </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Versioning </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Changes are recorded </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Shows who made what changes and when </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Restore a previous version </li></ul></ul>
  34. 52. Trust and security <ul><li>Open wikis </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Rely on large community of users </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Are more open to ‘vandalism’ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Grow faster </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Closed wikis </li></ul><ul><ul><li>‘Vetting’ process </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>More reliable and vandal-proof </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Grow more slowly </li></ul></ul>
  35. 53. Two Assumptions <ul><li>Knowledge is transitory and not static </li></ul><ul><li>The whole is greater than the sum of the parts </li></ul>
  36. 54. In the Classroom <ul><li>Collaborative Web-writing </li></ul><ul><li>Create collective knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Information sources </li></ul><ul><li>Project ‘spaces’ </li></ul><ul><li>Problem solving </li></ul><ul><li>Practice collaboration and co-operation skills </li></ul>
  37. 55. Tools <ul><li>PBWiki </li></ul><ul><li>Google Docs </li></ul><ul><li>Google Wave </li></ul>
  38. 56. Pause
  39. 57. Storing and Sharing <ul><ul><li>Social Bookmarking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Videos and Images </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Presentations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(11:15 – 12:00) </li></ul></ul>
  40. 58. Social Bookmarking <ul><li>Storing and Sharing </li></ul><ul><li>(Marquis & Dan) </li></ul><ul><li>(11:15 – 11:30) </li></ul>
  41. 59. What Does It Do? <ul><ul><li>Social bookmarking is a method for Internet users to share, organize, search, and manage bookmarks of web resources. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Unlike file sharing, the resources themselves aren't shared, merely bookmarks that reference them. You can tag them, store them on-line and share them with others. </li></ul></ul>
  42. 60. Tools <ul><li> </li></ul>
  43. 61. Videos and Images <ul><li>Storing and Sharing (Marquis and Mike) </li></ul><ul><li>(11:30 – 11:45) </li></ul>
  44. 62. According to Internet researcher eMarketer, by 2014, 77% of all U.S. Internet users -- 193.1 million -- will be watching video content monthly.
  45. 63. What Does It Do? <ul><ul><li>You can upload and store videos using web- cams, camcorders and mobile phones and allow others to share them. You can also search or browse videos made by others and comment on them. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Your personal or professional picture collection can be tagged and stored on-line and shared with others. Access and the facility to download can be controlled. </li></ul></ul>
  46. 64. In the Classroom <ul><li>This is Public Health </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Making people aware of the public health issues around them. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Using both flickr and youtube </li></ul></ul>
  47. 65. Tools <ul><li>Flickr </li></ul><ul><li>Picnik </li></ul><ul><li>YouTube </li></ul><ul><li>Ted Talks </li></ul>
  48. 66. Presentations <ul><li>Storing and Sharing (Marquis) </li></ul><ul><li>(11:45 – 12:00) </li></ul>
  49. 67. What Does It Do? <ul><ul><li>If you create presentations using Keynote or PowerPoint you can store them, tag them and share them on-line. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You can make them available publicly, privately, downloadable or not. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You can also search for other’s presentations that </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>may be of use to you. </li></ul></ul>
  50. 68. Tools <ul><li>Slideshare </li></ul>
  51. 69. E-Learning David Blezard ACS 862-0213 Daniel Blickensderfer IDC/PAD 862-1862 Ben Ranfeld IDC 862-4158 Michael McIntire IDC 862-0643 Marquis Walsh IDC 862-2431 Kevin Wong DAC 862-0054