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Using Web 2

  1. 1. Using Web 2.0 Elements to Improve Student Learning Vincent A. DiNoto, Jr. Dean of College and Systemic Initiatives Vince.dinoto@kctcs.edu
  2. 2. Partners 5/19/2009 vince.dinoto@kctcs.edu 2
  3. 3. Pre- 1984 The Apps Live Here
  4. 4. 1984 - present The Apps Live Here
  5. 5. Present - ? The Apps Live Here
  6. 6. Subscriptions • RSS – Real Simple Syndication • Pushes content to the users from the ‘publisher’ • Stock Market, Sport Scores, Weather, etc.
  7. 7. Free • Most all elements discussed will be free • Hyperlinks will be provided • Presentation will be stored @ http://techcenter.jefferson.kctcs.edu/presenta tion, the conference website, http://vincedinoto.blogspot.com and http://www.slideshare.net/vince123/ 5/19/2009 vince.dinoto@kctcs.edu 7
  8. 8. Some Free Applications that will not be discussed • Free Applications – http://Zoho.com – http://www.thinkfree.com – http://gliffy.com – http://openoffice.org • Second Life • Face Book • My Space 5/19/2009 vince.dinoto@kctcs.edu 8
  9. 9. Ideas Presented • Accumulators • Bookmarks • Blogs • Mash-ups • Live video streaming • Screen Captures • PowerPoint Slide Storage • Picture Storage • Google Analytics • Google Earth • Google Docs • Twitter & Linkedin • Wikis 5/19/2009 vince.dinoto@kctcs.edu 9
  10. 10. Accumulators A place to save RSS feeds. If you create items with an RSS feed and then have your students subscribe you can push out the content on your schedule. Your personal homepage A page that works anyplace and anytime Many different sites Google, Yahoo 5/19/2009 vince.dinoto@kctcs.edu 10
  11. 11. Bookmark Bookmarks give you the ability to have the same favorites on multiple computer platforms. 5/19/2009 vince.dinoto@kctcs.edu 11
  12. 12. Blog • A blog (short for weblog) is a frequently updated personal journal intended for general public consumption. • Blogs generally represent the personality of the author or reflect the purpose of the Web site that hosts the blog. • Source: http://searchvb.techtarget.com/sDefiniti on/0,290660,sid8_gci214616,00.html • A quick way to publish ideas and concepts with an RSS feed. • Write to your blog directly from Microsoft Word. •http://blogspot.com •http://Historicalmills.blogspot.com •http://vincedinoto.blogspot.com 5/19/2009 vince.dinoto@kctcs.edu 12
  13. 13. Mash-ups 5/19/2009 vince.dinoto@kctcs.edu 13
  14. 14. Live Video Streaming Creating your own channel. Need firewire in your computer http://www.ustream.tv http://www.ustream.tv/channel/vince's- video 5/19/2009 vince.dinoto@kctcs.edu 14
  15. 15. Screen Capture • Jing is a free screen capture program • It captures both video and still images from your computer display • http://techsmith.com same people who creates Camtasia. 5/19/2009 vince.dinoto@kctcs.edu 15
  16. 16. Presentation Sharing Slideshare is a location to post PowerPoint Slides to be used either directly or in other applications http://slideshare.com Another service is http://slideshow.com 5/19/2009 vince.dinoto@kctcs.edu 16
  17. 17. Picture Storage There is a free side and a purchase side. Creation of Groups, Sets and Collections. Public and Private sides Can do Mash-ups Geo Code pictures http://Flickr.com 5/19/2009 vince.dinoto@kctcs.edu 17
  18. 18. Google Analytics 5/19/2009 vince.dinoto@kctcs.edu 18
  19. 19. Google Earth 5/19/2009 vince.dinoto@kctcs.edu 19
  20. 20. Google Docs http://docs.google.com 5/19/2009 vince.dinoto@kctcs.edu 20
  21. 21. Twitter A site to push out content of what you are doing. Therefore you can pushout information about your class to your students. http://twitter.com 5/19/2009 vince.dinoto@kctcs.edu 21
  22. 22. Linkedin Can be used to keep in contact with friends and colleagues. Can also be used to link to others with similar interests. http://linkedin.com 5/19/2009 vince.dinoto@kctcs.edu 22
  23. 23. Wiki  A wiki is a page or collection of Web pages designed to enable anyone who accesses it to contribute or modify content, using a simplified markup language.[1][2] Wikis are often used to create collaborative websites and to power community websites. (from Wikipedia)  I am using it as a definition library in my GIS Class, http://techcenter.jefferson.kctcs.edu/GIS/wiki/Wiki%2 0Pages/Wiki%20Glossary.aspx  http://www.wikispaces.com/  http://pbwiki.com/academic.wiki 5/19/2009 vince.dinoto@kctcs.edu 23

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