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Collaborative Technologies for Teaching and Learning


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Collaborative Technologies for Teaching and Learning

  1. 1. Julie Gahimer, PT, HSD Assistant Professor, Krannert School of Physical Therapy Beth Kiggins Assistant Professor and Director, Center for Instructional Technologies University of Indianapolis Collaborative Technologies for Teaching and Learning 5 th Annual ICI Instructional Technology Summit – August 7, 2008
  2. 2. Are you having a good day? <ul><li>Yes </li></ul><ul><li>No </li></ul>
  3. 3. Are you familiar with Web 2.0? <ul><li>Yes </li></ul><ul><li>No </li></ul>
  4. 5. Web 2.0 Source:
  5. 6. Web 2.0 Technologies We’ll Discuss <ul><li>Wikis </li></ul><ul><ul><li>PB Wiki </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Presentation Applications </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Slide Share </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Collaborative Environments </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Google Docs and Spreadsheets </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Social Bookmarking </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Delicious </li></ul></ul>
  6. 7. Which of the following are familiar to you? <ul><li>Wikis </li></ul><ul><li>Presentation Applications </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative Environments </li></ul><ul><li>Social Bookmarking </li></ul>
  7. 8. Which of the following have you used in your teaching? <ul><li>Wikis </li></ul><ul><li>Presentation Applications </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative Environments </li></ul><ul><li>Social Bookmarking </li></ul>
  8. 10. Wikis <ul><li>Wikis in Plain English </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>PBWiki </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>WikiSpaces </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Zoho </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
  9. 11. PBWiki <ul><li>Workshop Wiki </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Developed to support week-long workshop in June </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Work in progress, participants continue to make additions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Daily log of participant reflections </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Repository of participant showcase files </li></ul></ul>
  10. 12. Integrating Wikis into the Curriculum - Ideas <ul><li>Physical Therapy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Collaborative brainstorming regarding doctoral education in physical therapy </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Nursing Education </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students find ten Web sites based on assigned/selected teaching style </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students evaluate one Web sites from each teaching style </li></ul></ul>
  11. 13. Integrating Wikis into the Curriculum - Ideas <ul><li>International Business </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Teams of students assigned to a country for term of the course </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students collaborate on current events from each country </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students have access to each country but each group collaborates on own country </li></ul></ul>
  12. 14. Presentation Applications <ul><li>TeacherTube </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Slide Share </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Zoho </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Google Docs </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
  13. 15. Slide Share <ul><li>Upload a PowerPoint presentation and embed them into Web pages </li></ul><ul><li>Slide Share provides ability to download entire presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Presenter has to provide consent for users to download the presentation, can always change it later too </li></ul><ul><li>Can quickly post the slide to other services as well, has buttons to click to other applications </li></ul><ul><li>Can also book mark for later use, save to delicious </li></ul>
  14. 16. Slide Share Examples <ul><li>Kevin O’Shea Presentation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 Student Toolkit </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Slide Share </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
  15. 17. Integrating Presentation Applications into the Curriculum - Ideas <ul><li>Post student presentations </li></ul><ul><li>Get ideas for specific content </li></ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul>
  16. 18. Collaborative Environments <ul><li>Google Docs </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Zoho </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>OfficeLive </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
  17. 19. Google Docs <ul><li>Part of Google ( </li></ul><ul><li>Provides for sharing and collaboration of documents, spreadsheets, and presentations </li></ul><ul><li>Can download document as a Word/Excel/PowerPoint file (2003) </li></ul><ul><li>Google Docs in Plain English </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
  18. 20. Integrating Collaborative Environments into the Curriculum - Ideas <ul><li>Physical Therapy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Write a wiki book regarding health promotion and physical therapy </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Student collaboration on papers and projects </li></ul><ul><li>Personal </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Efficiency – wedding planning </li></ul></ul>
  19. 21. Social Bookmarking <ul><li>Share bookmarks with colleagues, students, friends </li></ul><ul><li>Search for bookmarks relative to your topic </li></ul><ul><li>Social Bookmarking in Plain English </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Delicious ( ) </li></ul><ul><li>Furl ( ) </li></ul>
  20. 22. Delicious <ul><li>Tags and bundles </li></ul><ul><li>Network of users, colleagues </li></ul><ul><li>Delicious 2.0 launches </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>5 million users </li></ul></ul>
  21. 23. Integrating Social Bookmarking into the Curriculum - Ideas <ul><li>Health Sciences – OT Clinicians </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Each student will create a Delicious site </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Network/share with other students in the class </li></ul></ul><ul><li>International Marketing </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
  22. 24. Additional Resources <ul><li>Educause “7 Things …” </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Classroom 2.0 </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Time’s Person of the Year: You (2006) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>,9171,1569514,00.html </li></ul></ul>
  23. 25. Collaborative Technology and Engaging the Campus 2008 <ul><li>Panel Session: Collaboration Technology - What's Next: Bold Predictions, Cautionary Notes and Take Away Lessons </li></ul><ul><li>Panelists: Casey Green, Anne Helmreich, Phillip Long, Cory Ondrejka, Michael Schoop, Mano Singham </li></ul><ul><li>An expert panel discussed collaborative technology predictions, cautionary notes, and take away lessons </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  24. 26. Questions? <ul><li>Presentation is available on Slide Share </li></ul><ul><li>Thank You! </li></ul>