Using The Internet In Education

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Using The Internet In Education

  1. 1. Using the Internet in eduaction Ewa Nawrot
  2. 2. What is the Internet?
  3. 3. EU: Access to the Internet
  4. 4. <ul><li>The next big killer application for the Internet is going to be education. Education over the Internet is going to be so big it is going to make email usage look like a rounding error. </li></ul><ul><li>(Chambers, 1999) </li></ul>
  5. 5. Why should we use the Internet for language learning? <ul><li>Learner-centered teaching </li></ul><ul><li>Motivation </li></ul>
  6. 6. Why shouldn’t we use? <ul><li>Plagarism </li></ul><ul><li>Global education </li></ul>
  7. 7. The Internet can be: <ul><li>A resource bank </li></ul><ul><li>A classroom tool </li></ul>
  8. 8. A reference tool <ul><li>Encyclopedias (e.g. Wikipedia) </li></ul><ul><li>Learning object repositaires (e.g. Merlot) </li></ul><ul><li>Dictionaries </li></ul><ul><li>Search engines (Google etc.) </li></ul>
  9. 9. A classroom tool <ul><li>Email penpal exchange </li></ul><ul><li>Writing projects </li></ul><ul><li>Web-based projects </li></ul>
  10. 10. Core internet skills: <ul><li>Searching the Internet </li></ul><ul><li>AND/NOT/OR; „key words” (+/-) </li></ul><ul><li>Using the Internet to communicate with other users (e.g. email) </li></ul><ul><li>FAQs </li></ul>
  11. 11. New opportunities: <ul><li>WIKIS </li></ul><ul><li>WEBLOGS </li></ul><ul><li>RSS </li></ul><ul><li>ONLINE PHOTO GALLERIES </li></ul><ul><li>PODCASTS </li></ul>
  12. 12. WIKIS <ul><li>Imagine a world in which every single person on the planet is given free access to the sum of all human knowledge. That’s what we’re doing. </li></ul><ul><li>Jimmy Wales, Wikipedia founder </li></ul><ul><li>(Wales, 2004) </li></ul>
  13. 14. WEBLOGS
  14. 15. My weblog
  15. 16. My students’ blogs
  16. 17. RSS <ul><li>Real Simple Syndication (e.g. Google Reader) </li></ul>
  17. 18. ONLINE PHOTO GALLERIES www.flickr.com
  18. 19. PODCASTS – audio/video casting YouTube
  19. 20. www.enawrot.boo.pl
  20. 21. DISSCUSION <ul><li>BBC: „Schools told to put computer skills on same footing as 3Rs” </li></ul><ul><li>BBC website: „The move to elevate computer skills to the same importance as literacy and numeracy will horrify traditionalists.” </li></ul>
  21. 22. Will e-learning replace face-to-face learning?
  22. 23. THE END

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