Learning at Your Service OPENER # 10 NETWORKS OF PERSONALIZED LEARNING We are a networked society now – networked individuals connected with each other in a mesh of loosely knit, overlapping, flat connections (Yochai Benkler, 2006)
Yochai Benkler – these Web 2.0 is a conceptnetworked information that takes the networkenvironments are not as a platform foronly radically informationtransforming education sharing, interoperabilitybut business, , user-centered design,government and and collaboration onpolitics the World Wide Web. LEARNING AT YOUR SERVICE Learners participate
Saving Social networking tools are among the most dominant on the Web today. These services bring people together with common interests, experiences, and activities, allowing people to share their commonalities.
Facebook ScreenshotURL Facebook.com fb.com (redirect) thefacebook.com (old domain)Type of site Social networking serviceRegistration RequiredAvailable language(s) Multilingual (70)Users 901 million (active April 2012)Owner Facebook, Inc.Created by •Mark Zuckerberg •Eduardo Saverin •Andrew McCollum •Dustin Moskovitz •Chris HughesLaunched February 4, 2004Alexa rank 2 (July 2012)Revenue AdvertisingCurrent status Active
Total active users Users Date Days later Monthly growth (in millions)August 26, 2008 100 1,665 178.38%April 8, 2009 200 225 13.33%September 15, 2009 300 160 9.38%February 5, 2010 400 143 6.99%July 21, 2010 500 166 4.52%January 5, 2011 600 168 3.57%May 30, 2011 700 145 3.45%September 22, 2011 800 115 3.73%April 24, 2012 900 215 1.74%
William Penn Had a Blog • William Penn (October 14, 1644 – July 30, 1718) was an English real estate entrepreneur, philosopher, and founder of the Province of Pennsylvania, the English North American colony and the future Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
William Penn Charter School Used technologies in classes, students begin to pay more attention to their thinking and their work. Students design and maintain their own blog using the free WordPress.
No Peeps From You The Diary Of Samuel Pepys written in 17th century. http://en.wikisource.or g/wiki/Diary_of_Samu el_Pepys/1660/January Pepys’s diary become history book.
A Virtual World Bridge Worldbridges is a network of individuals and organizations that use live, interactive webcasting and other new media technologies to help people connect, learn, & collaborate. Our community of communities‘ includes EdTechTalk.com, Koreabridg e.net, PuentesalMundo.net, Webheadsi naction.org, WebcastAcademy.net, EFL Bridges.net, and many other sites in various states of development.
The Languages of the Web Creating a world in which every human being is fluent in multiple languages. Livemocha is a commercial online language learning community, providinghttp://www.livemocha.com/sihp instructional materials in 38 languages and a platform for speakers to interact with and help each other learn new languages.
Adding Flavors From Your Friend Aboard The Mixxer is a free educational site for language learners hosted by Dickinson College. The Mixxer is designed to connect language learnerswww.language-exchanges.org/ around the world so that everyone is both student and teacher.
To help busy people learn Chinese. ChinesePod breaks down what happens in a classroom and thenhttp://chinesepod.com/ smartly applies technology where appropriate. Think of it as language learning for the Internet Age
The Delhi Tutor Online mentors might soon be available for every person in every step of education. It includes one-to-one mentoring as well as Web- based discussion forums and resources. Online homework tutoring is perhaps more prevalent that mentoring.