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Frydenberg Web20 Tools York

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Web 2.0 Tools in the Classroom (presented at York University)

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Frydenberg Web20 Tools York

  1. 1. Web 2.0 Tools in the Classroom<br />Mark Frydenberg<br />Bentley University, Waltham, MA<br />Twitter: @checkmark<br />
  2. 2. “kids back then didn’t expect to be engaged<br />by everything they did”<br />
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  5. 5. Today’s Students<br />
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  8. 8. Live Blogging: coveritlive.com<br />Create a “backchannel” <br />Ask students to take notes<br />Post questions<br />
  9. 9. “Digital” Students:<br />Continuously multi-tasking<br />Work in teams<br />Create and consume content<br />Handle lots of information<br />Google everything<br />Are always connected<br />
  10. 10. Learning?<br />
  11. 11. Today’s students are no longer the people our educational system was designed to teach.”<br /> Mark Prensky<br /> http://www.markprensky.com/writing<br />
  12. 12. Learning with Web 2.0 Tools<br />Web 2.0<br />
  13. 13. Learning Today<br />Happens Anywhere<br />Experiential<br />Relevant / Real World<br />Engaging, Active<br />Problem Solving<br />Critical thinking<br />Collaborative<br />Produce, Consume, and Organize Knowledge<br />“Figure it out” attitude<br />
  14. 14. Learning in a Web 2.0 World<br />What do you want to learn?<br />Where does the data /information come from?<br />How can it be shared?<br />What do we know?<br />What connections can we make? <br />What can we create?<br />
  15. 15. Memorize<br />
  16. 16. Analyze,Synthesize<br />
  17. 17. Tools for Engaging Today’s Students<br />
  18. 18. Whose class is it?<br />
  19. 19. Whose class is it now?<br />Wikis<br />Google Sites<br />
  20. 20. Hint: Use Your Google Site as a Course Entry Point in Blackboard<br />To change your landing page in Blackboard, go to Control Panel <br />Course Options  Manage Course Menu  External Link. Create an external link to your Google site.<br />Then go to Control Panel  Settings -&gt; Course Entry Point and select the Google site as the entry point.<br />
  21. 21. Live Polling<br />Embed on Blog or Web Site <br />Include in PowerPoint<br />Some offer Cell Phone or Twitter Polling<br />                             <br />
  22. 22. Scheduling EventsPolls<br />
  23. 23. Delicious with RSS<br />
  24. 24. Create Web Video:viddler.com<br />Video for yourBlog or Web Site<br />
  25. 25. Slide Sharing:slideshare.net<br />
  26. 26. CollaborativeBrowsing:<br />Dimdim.com<br />twiddla.com<br />
  27. 27. GOOGLE<br />411<br />Scholar<br />Blogger<br />Docs<br />Spreadsheet<br />Presentations<br />Sites<br />Reader<br />Email<br />Wave<br />
  28. 28. Live Video Streaming:ustream.tv<br />Turn your PC into a TV Studio<br />Chat with your viewers.<br />
  29. 29. Desktop Sharing:crossloop.com<br />Download the Crossloop client.<br />Yuuguu.com is another browser based cross—platform desktop sharing tool<br />
  30. 30. Micro-blogging:Twitter<br />Find people like you to follow<br />Twhirlclient on your PC<br />Build a social network!<br />Twitter Educators to follow<br />
  31. 31. How cool was that?<br />Mark FrydenbergTwitter: @checkmarkEmail: mfrydenberg@bentley.edu<br />

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