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Blogs & Wikis

  1. 1. July 17, 2008
  2. 2. <ul><li>8:00-8:15 Registration/Introductions </li></ul><ul><li>8:15-8:30 Web 1.0  Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>8:30-9:00 What is a wiki? </li></ul><ul><li>9:00-9:30 What is a blog? </li></ul><ul><li>9:30-9:45 Break </li></ul><ul><li>9:45-10:45 Create/Browse </li></ul><ul><li>10:45-11:15 Share </li></ul><ul><li>11:15-11:30 Evaluation </li></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>What do you know (or believe you know) about wikis and blogs? </li></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>Web 1.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Excellent resource tool for education </li></ul><ul><li>One way – Publisher to consumer </li></ul><ul><li>Cannot be edited by consumer </li></ul>Source:
  5. 6. <ul><li>Create/edit/consume </li></ul><ul><li>Anyone can publish/share/collaborate </li></ul><ul><li>Two-way web </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 </li></ul>Source:
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  7. 9. <ul><li>According to a recent study from the Pew Internet & American Life project (Lenhardt & Madden, 2005), more than one-half of teens have created media content, and roughly one-third of teens who use the internet have shared content they produced. </li></ul><ul><li>THIS IS WEB 2.0! </li></ul>Source:
  8. 10. <ul><li>Wiki is Hawaiian for “quick or “fast.” </li></ul><ul><li>Website that lets visitors become participants. </li></ul><ul><li>Create & edit content. </li></ul><ul><li>Wiki is continuously “under construction.” </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative </li></ul><ul><li>Most famous wiki is the Wikipedia. Millions of contributors – not one author </li></ul>Source:
  9. 13. <ul><li>Study guides made by student groups for themselves and peers: each group prepares the guide for one aspect of the unit. </li></ul><ul><li>Vocabulary lists and examples of the words in use, contributed by students (ongoing). </li></ul><ul><li>A wiki “fan club” for your favorite author(s). </li></ul><ul><li>Designs of experiments and lab results for science classes. </li></ul>Source:
  10. 14. <ul><li>If you can use Microsoft Word you can set up a wiki. </li></ul><ul><li>As you become more familiar with your wiki you can add more features. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Photos </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Video </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chat boxes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Widgets </li></ul></ul>
  11. 16. <ul><li>Wikispaces </li></ul><ul><ul><li>100,000 free wikis for K-12 educators </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
  12. 17. <ul><li>PB Wiki </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ad free wikis for K-12 educators </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
  13. 18. <ul><li>Wetpaint </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Resources for educators and links to teacher wikis. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
  14. 19. <ul><li>Wikia </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Create and search educational wikis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
  15. 21. <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(Teacher Wiki) </li></ul></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(English Department Wiki) </li></ul></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(Instructional Wiki) </li></ul></ul>
  16. 22. <ul><li>&quot;Blog&quot; is an abbreviated version of &quot;weblog,&quot; which is a term used to describe web sites that maintain an ongoing chronicle of information. A blog is a frequently updated, personal website featuring diary-type commentary and links to articles on other Web sites. Blogs range from the personal to the political, and can focus on one narrow subject or a whole range of subjects. </li></ul>Source:
  17. 26. <ul><li>Use blog to replace standard webpage. </li></ul><ul><li>Instructors link to internet items that relate to their course. </li></ul><ul><li>Used to organize classroom discussions. </li></ul><ul><li>Post writing prompts. </li></ul><ul><li>Students respond to online questions. </li></ul><ul><li>Summertime enrichment. </li></ul>Source:
  18. 27. <ul><li>Edublogs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Offers free blogs for educators – ad free </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
  19. 28. <ul><li>Blogger </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
  20. 29. <ul><li>David Warlick’s Classblogmeister </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Blog tool created for the education world </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Oley Valley’s code = #yvyhhsx </li></ul></ul>
  21. 30. <ul><li>21 Classes </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
  22. 31. <ul><li>Wordpress </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
  23. 32. <ul><li>Engagement and Motivation </li></ul><ul><li>Context-embedded Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Inquiry-driven Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Reflection </li></ul><ul><li>21st Century Skills </li></ul>Source:
  24. 33. <ul><li>Inappropriate Content </li></ul><ul><li>Inappropriate Sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Threats and Cyber-Bullying </li></ul><ul><li>Intellectual Property </li></ul><ul><li>Fraud and Identity Theft </li></ul><ul><li>Stalkers and Predators </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of Understanding </li></ul><ul><li>Some Sites are Blocked </li></ul>Source: