Web 2.0 and TESOL

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Facilitating Community and Communication with Web 2.0
(VA TESOL, October 4, 2008)

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Web 2.0 and TESOL

  1. 1. Facilitating Community and Communication with Web 2.0 Audrey Short English Language Program Virginia Commonwealth University
  2. 2. What is Web 2.0?
  3. 3. Web 1.0 Web 2.0 <ul><li>Web-as-information-source </li></ul><ul><li>Britannica On-line </li></ul><ul><li>Personal web-sites </li></ul><ul><li>Content Management Systems </li></ul><ul><li>Directories (taxonomy) </li></ul><ul><li>Participatory web </li></ul><ul><li>Wikipedia </li></ul><ul><li>Blogging </li></ul><ul><li>Wikis </li></ul><ul><li>Tagging (“folksonomy”) </li></ul>
  4. 4. Have you used the following?
  5. 5. Del.icio.us (Social Bookmarking)
  6. 6. How does Del.icio.us work? <ul><li>Sign up for free account . </li></ul><ul><li>Add Bookmarklets (buttons) to browser toolbar. </li></ul><ul><li>Post to Del.icio.us </li></ul>
  7. 7. Jott (Voice-to-Text Services)
  8. 8. Jott Applications <ul><li>Send reminders to self or others </li></ul><ul><li>Practice pronunciation </li></ul><ul><li>Listen to RSS feeds (news, weather, etc.) </li></ul>
  9. 9. Twitter <ul><li>BENEFITS - Great for community building </li></ul><ul><li>Encourages participation with its simplicity </li></ul><ul><li>CHALLENGES - Time consuming </li></ul><ul><li>Questionable educational value </li></ul>
  10. 10. Blogs <ul><li>Blogger Tumblr </li></ul>
  11. 11. Advantages of Tumblr <ul><li>Following </li></ul><ul><li>Searching </li></ul><ul><li>Uploading </li></ul><ul><li>Photos </li></ul><ul><li>Links </li></ul><ul><li>Audio </li></ul><ul><li>Video </li></ul>
  12. 12. Audacity (Recording and Editing Software) <ul><li>Record MP3s for uploading </li></ul><ul><li>Edit own recordings and imported files </li></ul>
  13. 13. Using Audacity <ul><li>Download free software for Mac or Windows </li></ul><ul><li>Record or import file </li></ul><ul><li>Edit file to meet length, space, or quality requirements </li></ul><ul><li>Export </li></ul><ul><li>Upload </li></ul>
  14. 14. Useful Lecture Sites <ul><li>TED TALKS </li></ul><ul><li>MIT </li></ul><ul><li>OPENCOURSE WARE </li></ul>
  15. 15. On-Line Storage and Collaboration <ul><li>WIKISPACES GOOGLE DOCS </li></ul>
  16. 16. Google Docs Strengths Challenges <ul><li>Presentations, spreadsheets, forms, and docs </li></ul><ul><li>Familiar Word processing features in docs </li></ul><ul><li>On-line storage </li></ul><ul><li>Revision History </li></ul><ul><li>Easy collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Internet connection needed </li></ul><ul><li>No track changes </li></ul><ul><li>Questions of ownership </li></ul><ul><li>Limitations on large numbers of collaborators at same time. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Tag Clouds through TagCrowd
  18. 18. Slideshare <ul><li>Browse </li></ul><ul><li>Upload </li></ul><ul><li>Build community </li></ul><ul><li>Slidecast </li></ul>
  19. 19. In case you want more …

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