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Christine Moore Diffusion and Integration of Technology Educ 8841 Walden University Dr. Carol Watson
What is Web 2.0? <ul><li>Web 2.0 refers to the tools available on the Web that focus on allowing individuals to collaborat...
How did it begin? <ul><li>It is unclear who first developed Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>The current definition of Web 2.0 </...
From Web 1.0 to Web 2.0 <ul><li>Web 1.0 consisted of few content creators and a majority of content users (Cormode & Krish...
And it all changed…. <ul><li>Web 2.0, also called “Read-Write Web” (Oliver, 2010; Rosen & Nelson, 2008) </li></ul><ul><li>...
Continuum of Web 1.0 to Web 2.0 (Rosen & Nelson, 2008)
Benefits of Web 2.0 in Education <ul><li>Increased collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Improved thinking skills </li></ul><ul>...
Basic Timeline of Web <ul><li>1960s:  creation of digitized information; databases containing encyclopedias </li></ul><ul>...
Basic Timeline of Web <ul><li>1980s:  commercial factors began to influence development; development of the URL developmen...
Basic Timeline of Web <ul><li>2000s:  term web 2.0 coined, interactive programming available; wikis and other collaborativ...
Adopting Web 2.0 <ul><li>Positive aspects of Web 2.0 tools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Compatibility </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul>...
Adopting Web 2.0 <ul><li>Positive aspects of Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Trialability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Opp...
Adopting Web 2.0 <ul><li>Positive aspects of Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Observability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Du...
Steps to Encouraging Adoption <ul><li>Select 2 or 3 Web 2.0 tools for the teachers to try (such as Moodle, Wiki, Edmodo) <...
Next Steps <ul><li>Have the participating teachers (opinion leaders) share their experiences with colleagues in small grou...
Diffusion Approach <ul><li>Centralized approach  currently in place </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Decisions made by administration...
Achieving Integration <ul><li>Shape individuals’ perceptions of the innovation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Integration of Web 2....
Why do we need Web 2.0? <ul><li>To better meet the needs of a rapidly changing society </li></ul><ul><li>To prepare studen...
Don’t be left behind… <ul><li>Technology is rapidly changing the face of education </li></ul><ul><li>Technology is embedde...
Video Links <ul><li>Tim O’Reilly Talks Web 2.0. (2010). Fora.tv. Retrieved from  http://fora.tv/2009/04/02/Tim_OReilly_Tal...
References <ul><li>Cormode, G & Krishnamurthy, B. (2008) Key differences between web1.0 and web2.0.  First Monday. 13(6). ...
References <ul><li>Oliver, K. (2010) Integrating web 2.0 across the curriculum.  TechTrends 54(2).  </li></ul><ul><li>Patr...
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  1. 2. Christine Moore Diffusion and Integration of Technology Educ 8841 Walden University Dr. Carol Watson
  2. 3. What is Web 2.0? <ul><li>Web 2.0 refers to the tools available on the Web that focus on allowing individuals to collaborate and share online. It has also been called the “Read-Write Web” (Oliver, 2010). </li></ul>
  3. 4. How did it begin? <ul><li>It is unclear who first developed Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>The current definition of Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A platform for learning, teaching, sharing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interactive, collaborative </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Allows individuals to work together online using a variety of tools to create </li></ul>
  4. 5. From Web 1.0 to Web 2.0 <ul><li>Web 1.0 consisted of few content creators and a majority of content users (Cormode & Krishnamurthy, 2008). </li></ul><ul><li>Web 1.0 also called the “Read Web” (Rosen & Nelson, 2008). </li></ul><ul><li>Web 1.0 became popular in the 90s and allowed for information presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Web 1.0 saw search engines that made it easier to find information </li></ul>Cormode & Krishnamurthy, 2008; Rosen & Nelson, 2008)
  5. 6. And it all changed…. <ul><li>Web 2.0, also called “Read-Write Web” (Oliver, 2010; Rosen & Nelson, 2008) </li></ul><ul><li>Allows for information presentation AND participation in the creation of information </li></ul><ul><li>Uses Internet-based software programs; advanced knowledge not required </li></ul><ul><li>Weblogs (blogs), wikis, social bookmarking </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 allows people to collaborate in learning and creating knowledge </li></ul>
  6. 7. Continuum of Web 1.0 to Web 2.0 (Rosen & Nelson, 2008)
  7. 8. Benefits of Web 2.0 in Education <ul><li>Increased collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Improved thinking skills </li></ul><ul><li>Engaged learners </li></ul><ul><li>Free sources </li></ul><ul><li>Availability </li></ul><ul><li>Ease of use </li></ul><ul><li>Variety of tools </li></ul><ul><li>Shared learning </li></ul>
  8. 9. Basic Timeline of Web <ul><li>1960s: creation of digitized information; databases containing encyclopedias </li></ul><ul><li>1970s : emergence of journals dedicated to programming &quot;Online&quot;; several systems operational in Europe; most &quot;in house&quot;; then spreading to Japan and North America, including the NASA and ERIC databases several systems operational in Europe; most &quot;in house&quot;; then spreading to Japan and North America, including the NASA and ERIC databases </li></ul>
  9. 10. Basic Timeline of Web <ul><li>1980s: commercial factors began to influence development; development of the URL development of the URL </li></ul><ul><li>1990s: first website goes online in Geneva, Switzerland; Emergence of journals dedicated to programming &quot;Online&quot; Emergence of journals dedicated to programming &quot;Online&quot; beginning of email systems, social networking </li></ul>
  10. 11. Basic Timeline of Web <ul><li>2000s: term web 2.0 coined, interactive programming available; wikis and other collaborative web-based programming available </li></ul><ul><li>2010s: &quot;Cloud&quot; computing, more variety in collaboration on the web, beginnings of the discussion/development of web 3.0 and 4.0 </li></ul>
  11. 12. Adopting Web 2.0 <ul><li>Positive aspects of Web 2.0 tools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Compatibility </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Easily adapted to individual needs/preferences </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>User-Friendly </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Accessible on the Internet from a variety of interfaces (computer, laptop, cell phones, etc) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Meets needs to teach technological standards within the state educational standards (TEKS) </li></ul></ul></ul>
  12. 13. Adopting Web 2.0 <ul><li>Positive aspects of Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Trialability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Opportunities to work with web-based programs with no commitment or cost prior to adoption </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Try only the ones that could be compatible – don’t have to try them all </li></ul></ul></ul>
  13. 14. Adopting Web 2.0 <ul><li>Positive aspects of Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Observability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>During trial phase, teachers can see the results of Web 2.0 tools use in the classroom </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Students will respond to teachers’ inquiries of what they like/dislike </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Opportunities to communicate with colleagues about various aspects and what is working/not working </li></ul></ul></ul>
  14. 15. Steps to Encouraging Adoption <ul><li>Select 2 or 3 Web 2.0 tools for the teachers to try (such as Moodle, Wiki, Edmodo) </li></ul><ul><li>Present the selected tools to teachers who are opinion leaders in small groups </li></ul><ul><li>Provide a forum for discussion and collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Allow time for the participating teachers to try the tools </li></ul>
  15. 16. Next Steps <ul><li>Have the participating teachers (opinion leaders) share their experiences with colleagues in small groups </li></ul><ul><li>Provide information for the collaboration forum </li></ul><ul><li>Provide support from the initial teachers to the ones who are trying the tools next </li></ul><ul><li>Provide opportunities for teachers to meet to discuss the tools </li></ul>
  16. 17. Diffusion Approach <ul><li>Centralized approach currently in place </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Decisions made by administration (top-down) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Basis of decisions are results of research by outside experts and administrative technical experts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Innovation determined by availability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Low rate of diffusion/adoption </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Decentralized approach recommended </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Horizontal networking of innovation by peers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Decisions made by those who will be using the innovation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Basis of decision are results of experimentation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Innovation determined by current needs; problem-solving </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Higher rate of adoption </li></ul></ul>
  17. 18. Achieving Integration <ul><li>Shape individuals’ perceptions of the innovation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Integration of Web 2.0 is inevitable </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>One-to-one initiatives already in place </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Students familiar with online environments </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Improved learning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Students are more receptive to technologically enhanced curriculum </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Higher interest = higher engagement = more learning </li></ul></ul></ul>
  18. 19. Why do we need Web 2.0? <ul><li>To better meet the needs of a rapidly changing society </li></ul><ul><li>To prepare students for a future that is undefined </li></ul><ul><li>To recapture the excitement in education </li></ul><ul><li>To provide the best possible education possible, using all resources at our disposal </li></ul>
  19. 20. Don’t be left behind… <ul><li>Technology is rapidly changing the face of education </li></ul><ul><li>Technology is embedded within the state standards (TEKS) in all subject areas at all levels </li></ul><ul><li>To do otherwise would be holding our children back from a technology-rich future, limiting their success </li></ul>
  20. 21. Video Links <ul><li>Tim O’Reilly Talks Web 2.0. (2010). Fora.tv. Retrieved from http://fora.tv/2009/04/02/Tim_OReilly_Talks_Web_20 </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0. (2006). Retrieved from YouTube http://youtu.be/nsa5ZTRJQ5w </li></ul><ul><li>Teach Different. (2006). Retrieved from YouTube http://youtu.be/w3PhJDxvgJM </li></ul><ul><li>I teach, therefore you learn….or do you? (2009). Retrieved from YouTube http://youtu.be/6AWYIit1uNk </li></ul><ul><li>Vesper, S. (2009). Blogs, wikis, and the online tools that make them pop. Retrieved from http://www.slideshare.net/suziea/blogs-wikis-and-web-20-tools-in-education-presentation </li></ul>
  21. 22. References <ul><li>Cormode, G & Krishnamurthy, B. (2008) Key differences between web1.0 and web2.0. First Monday. 13(6). </li></ul><ul><li>Hall, J. L. (2011). Online retrieval history; how it all began: some personal recollections. Journal of Documentation , 67(1), 182-193. doi:10.1108/00220411111105506 </li></ul><ul><li>Keengwe, J., & Kidd, T.. (2010). Technology Integration and Urban Schools: Implications for Instructional Practices.  International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education,   6 (3), 51.  Retrieved from ProQuest Computing. (Document ID: 2128662941). </li></ul>
  22. 23. References <ul><li>Oliver, K. (2010) Integrating web 2.0 across the curriculum. TechTrends 54(2). </li></ul><ul><li>Patroux. (2011). Keys and colors. [audio file] Retrieved from http://www.jamendo.com/en/album/93798 </li></ul><ul><li>Rogers, E. (2003). Diffusion of innovations (5th ed.). New York: Free Press. </li></ul><ul><li>Rosen, D., & Nelson, C. (2008). Web 2.0: A New Generation of Learners and Education. Computers in the Schools , 25(3/4), 211-225. doi:10.1080/07380560802370997 </li></ul><ul><li>Weis, A. H. (2010). Commercialization of the Internet. Internet Research , 20(4), 420-435. doi:10.1108/10662241011059453 </li></ul>

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