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COPE-L Oakley 16 Nov07

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A presentation about academic continuity and Web 2.0 applications

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COPE-L Oakley 16 Nov07

  1. Prof. Burks Oakley II Office of Technology-Enhanced Learning University of Illinois at Springfield Academic Continuity and Web 2.0 Applications
  2. Academic Continuity <ul><li>Continuity of academic operations in the aftermath of a disaster </li></ul><ul><ul><li>flood, earthquake, fire, dirty bomb, SARS, pandemic flu </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Essential to retain students </li></ul><ul><li>Essential to retain tuition revenue </li></ul><ul><li>Essential to maintain reputation </li></ul><ul><li>More and more, academic continuity means moving the curriculum online. </li></ul>
  3. Xavier University
  4. Faculty Role <ul><li>Faculty need to be able to move their courses online quickly if their campus is closed. </li></ul><ul><li>Faculty should be prepared to do this without having to depend on the technical infrastructure of their institutions. </li></ul><ul><li>Free Web 2.0 tools can play an important role in this process. </li></ul>
  5. Free Web 2.0 Tools <ul><li>PBwiki – wiki for collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Blogger – individual and team blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Skype – online conference calls </li></ul><ul><li>Elluminate vRoom – online office hours </li></ul><ul><li>SlideShare – narrated PowerPoint presentations </li></ul><ul><li>YouTube – streaming video </li></ul><ul><li>Xdrive and Archive.org – file storage </li></ul><ul><li>Audacity – recording and editing audio for podcasts </li></ul><ul><li>Gmail – e-mail </li></ul><ul><li>Google Docs – individual and collaborative document authoring </li></ul><ul><li>Google Page Creator – web page authoring and publishing </li></ul><ul><li>Google Reader - RSS feed aggregator </li></ul><ul><li>iTunes - RSS feed aggregator for podcasts </li></ul><ul><li>Flickr - Share digital photos </li></ul><ul><li>Freeboards.net – threaded discussion forums </li></ul>
  6. Enhance Teaching & Learning <ul><li>All these Web 2.0 tools can be used by faculty on a regular basis to enhance the teaching and learning process. </li></ul><ul><li>Ray Schroeder’s presentations: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dinner talk at UMass-Lowell </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Madison conference </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sloan-C View article </li></ul></ul>Prof. Ray Schroeder
  7. Prof. Burks Oakley II Web: http://www.burksoakley.com/ E-mail: [email_address] Academic Continuity and Web 2.0 Applications

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