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  1. 1. Teachnologies forthe classroomPBWorks<br />Prof Melissa Lizmi , Oct 2010 Montgomery College<br />
  2. 2. Why online?<br />Wesch videos – meaningful connections are everywhere! <br />An anthropological Introduction to YouTube presented @ Library of Congress http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TPAO-lZ4_hU&feature=related<br />A Portal to Media Literacy http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J4yApagnr0s&feature=channel<br />
  3. 3. Why online?<br />Information is no longer SCARCE!<br />Meaningful connections are everywhere<br />User generated content is enormous and growing everyday!<br />
  4. 4. Why online?<br />75/25 – don’t ignore students’ online life…jump into their world! <br />Internet-based communication hub – all modern orgs and groups need it!<br />
  5. 5. A faculty site<br />www.proflizmi.com<br />Notes, syllabus, schedule and more available 24/7<br />Class list of student work<br />Discussion board<br />QuickTopics – www.quicktopics.com<br />Low cost (5 mins) ….high benefits!<br />After class conversations are helpful!<br />
  6. 6. Students answer each others’ questions 24/7!<br /> homework, <br />help, <br />clarify, <br />discuss<br />Discussion boards<br />
  7. 7. A faculty site<br />Good – but, not collaborative enough<br />Students still can’t post, share, and collaborate on information. <br />To truly learn from each other, students need to<br />Share research and information (text, images, videos, links)<br />Discuss, collaborate, analyze and organize INFOMATION<br />
  8. 8. A collaborative place to be<br />Setup a website in minutes…not weeks!<br />Content Management Systems (CMS)<br />Blogger (push info out – good for online journals/research)<br />Google Sites (collaborative)<br />Wikis (collaborative)<br />WordPress (advanced site creation)<br />“None of us is as smart as all of us”<br />
  9. 9. Wikis<br />PBWorks (formerly PBWiki) pbworks.com <br />Specifically developed for educational use<br />Simplistic, but works well<br />Email notification of all changes<br />Intuitive – most folks “get it” w/o assistance<br />Example: web curriculum repository http://cawebstuff.pbwiki.com/<br />
  10. 10. Wikis<br />WetPaintWiki wetpaint.com <br />More complex to use <br /> Lots of flexibility and features!<br />Let students express themselves using their profiles! <br />Easy upload, doc creation and collaboration tools<br /> Tight student account control <br />Can see exactly what each person has changed/contributed<br />Ban users if needed<br />Super update messages via email…including weekly bulletins of site activity<br />Holds image, video and audio assets too! Not just docs<br />Discussion options abound! Discuss each doc<br />Example: Ocean Issues video http://oceanissues.wetpaint.com/<br />Smithsonian Project<br />
  11. 11. Welcome to MC’s EduTech! <br />http://mcedutech.pbworks.com/<br />
  12. 12. Student View<br />Receive and accept email<br />Add text - add your name to class list<br />Add a your own page <br />Add a link to your page<br />Start a discussion<br />
  13. 13. Owner View<br />Create a new PBwikihttps://plans.pbworks.com/signup/basic20<br />Choose nameand templates<br />Education/classroom Template<br />Change colors<br />Edit a page<br />Update calendar<br />Add a page<br />Invite students<br />Add a table<br />Add a video<br />
  14. 14. Looking for more teachnologies?Welcome to Google World! <br />Google Docs <br />Free word processor, spreadsheet, and presentation software<br />Easy sharing and collaboration features for docs <br />Google Sites<br />Simplistic, but easy to get started<br />Google Photo Albums – Picasa 3*<br />Place to store and share photos and videos<br />Easy image management and correction features<br />Can make slide show movie with audio <br />
  15. 15. Blogger<br />www.blogger.com<br />Great for research and writing disciplines <br />Student journals<br />Documenting independent research projects<br />Repository for student writing assignments<br />Best for independent work <br />Uses Google sign-in!<br />Students can easily express themselves!<br />Example http://whatamisupposedtodonow.blogspot.com/<br />Combine with a CMS to form a collection of students sites and single class site<br />
  16. 16. Skype it!<br />FREE live web conferencing using video! <br />One-to-one real-time audio and video….did I mention it’s FREE?<br />Easy download and install <br />www.skype.com<br />Can only web conference w/ other Skype members<br />Calls to phones and text messages have a fee<br />
  17. 17. YouTube<br />Add a little fun to your classes with YouTube! Your students will thank you!<br />Just plain fun! <br />Where the Hell is Matt? www.wherethehellismatt.com<br />Everything is so amazing and nobody is happy http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jETv3NURwLc<br />Even economists can laugh <br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VVp8UGjECt4&feature=channel_page<br />Don’t forget Michael Wesch!<br />A Vision of Students Today http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jETv3NURwLc<br />The Machine is Us/ing Us http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NLlGopyXT_g<br />Women in Art! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nUDIoN-_Hxs<br />