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    1. 1. <ul><li>WHAT IS IT & WHY DO I USE IT? </li></ul>Web 2.0
    2. 2. What is Web 2.0? <ul><li>Web 2.0 is a neologism that signifies the transformation from the “read web to the “read-write” web. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ the Web was shifting from being a medium, in which information was transmitted and consumed, into being a platform, in which content was created, shared, remixed, repurposed, and passed along.” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 works as a customizable network system to link users to information and each other </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 is not just a technological revolution, but also a social revolution! </li></ul>
    3. 4. <ul><li>Before Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>After Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>A type of content </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on content design </li></ul><ul><li>Composed, organized, & packaged by publishers </li></ul><ul><li>Organized and structured into courses </li></ul><ul><li>Consumed by students through reading </li></ul><ul><li>Uses books, manuals, or tutoring software </li></ul><ul><li>A system </li></ul><ul><li>Nodes of info connected to other nodes of info, largely produced by students </li></ul><ul><li>Syndicated information </li></ul><ul><li>Resembles a conversation or blog </li></ul><ul><li>Personal learning center where content is manipulated to meet learners’ needs – focus on content use </li></ul><ul><li>An electronic portfolio </li></ul><ul><li>An environment </li></ul>Learning
    4. 5. Educase Study Reveals…
    5. 6. Implications for Educators <ul><li>Institutions of education must learn to incorporate Web 2.0 applications in a positive and educational way. </li></ul><ul><li>Educators must be flexible and creative in their use of technology in the classroom. </li></ul><ul><li>Educators must embrace a two-way exchange between themselves and students, realizing they will potentially learn as much as they teach. </li></ul><ul><li>Educators must never stop learning. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>This used to be in regards to their content area. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Now, this statement also applies to exchanging information using Web 2.0. </li></ul></ul>
    6. 7. <ul><li>Some We Will Explore </li></ul><ul><li>Some for You to Explore </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasts </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Photo Management </li></ul><ul><li>Satellite Maps </li></ul><ul><li>Video </li></ul><ul><li>Wikis </li></ul><ul><li>ePortfolios </li></ul><ul><li>Social Bookmarks </li></ul><ul><li>Online Groups </li></ul><ul><li>Social Networks </li></ul><ul><li>Voice Thread </li></ul><ul><li>Scrapbooks </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual Worlds </li></ul><ul><li>Project Sharing </li></ul>Types of Web 2.0 Technology Note: Elements all incorporate some type of social network.
    7. 8. <ul><li>What Are They? </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasts in Education </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasts are audio files that are posted online so that users can automatically download the files to listen whenever they want. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Most commonly in MP3 format </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Podcasting allows individuals to have a self-published, syndicated radio show </li></ul><ul><li>Lectures can be posted online or downloaded from other universities through places such as the iTunes store </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Instant world-wide access </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Adds an auditory dimension to courses to meet the needs of varied learning styles </li></ul><ul><li>Allows absent students to easily obtain lecture content </li></ul><ul><li>New medium for class projects </li></ul><ul><li>Transportability of material </li></ul>Podcasts
    8. 9. <ul><li>Specfic </li></ul><ul><li>General Search Sites </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasts for Teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasts for Educators </li></ul><ul><li>PodCop </li></ul><ul><li>Spanish PodFrecasts </li></ul><ul><li>Beginning French </li></ul><ul><li>Moritz Law </li></ul><ul><li>Theories of Communication </li></ul><ul><li>Scientific American </li></ul><ul><li>Learn Out Loud </li></ul><ul><li>Language Arts Podcasts </li></ul><ul><li>Mathgrad.com </li></ul><ul><li>Small Business Expo </li></ul><ul><li>White House Podcasts </li></ul><ul><li>Podcast Alley </li></ul><ul><li>Podcast.net </li></ul><ul><li>AllPodcasts </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasting Station </li></ul><ul><li>Podcast Bunker </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasting Tools </li></ul><ul><li>iTunes </li></ul><ul><li>Replay Media </li></ul><ul><li>Family Friendly Podcasts </li></ul><ul><li>Podcast Network </li></ul><ul><li>NPR Podcasts </li></ul><ul><li>Internet Archive </li></ul><ul><li>Podscope </li></ul>Podcasting Sites
    9. 10. Blogs: What Are They? <ul><li>Blogs are a web site that contains an online personal journal with reflections, comments, and often hyperlinks provided by the writer. </li></ul><ul><li>They often offer opportunities for community members to respond to the posts in an asynchronous form of communication. </li></ul>
    10. 11. <ul><li>How do they work? </li></ul><ul><li>Using RSS to Manage </li></ul><ul><li>RSS (really simple syndication) is a way to manage blogs & news posts so the information you are interested in “feeds” directly to you. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>RSS in Plain English </li></ul></ul>Blogs <ul><li>Blogs in Plain English </li></ul>
    11. 12. <ul><li>Instructors Uses of Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Student Uses in Your Courses </li></ul><ul><li>Content-related blog as professional practice </li></ul><ul><li>Networking and personal knowledge sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Instructional tips for students </li></ul><ul><li>Course announcements and readings </li></ul><ul><li>Annotated links </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge management </li></ul><ul><li>Reflective or writing journals </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge management </li></ul><ul><li>Assignment submission and review </li></ul><ul><li>Dialogue for group work </li></ul><ul><li>E-portfolios </li></ul><ul><li>Share course-related resources </li></ul>Educational Uses of Blogs
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    13. 14. <ul><li>Technology Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Subject Matter Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Social Computing Magazine </li></ul><ul><li>Read/WriteWeb </li></ul><ul><li>Techcrunch </li></ul><ul><li>Weblogg-ed </li></ul><ul><li>Techweb </li></ul><ul><li>The Gadgeteer </li></ul><ul><li>Boing Boing </li></ul><ul><li>Syndicated Learning </li></ul><ul><li>English4Today </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Includes podcasts </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Emergiblog (nursing) </li></ul><ul><li>Education Trends </li></ul><ul><li>Civil War History </li></ul><ul><li>Officer.com </li></ul><ul><li>Education Blog List </li></ul><ul><li>Internet Stocks </li></ul><ul><li>Higher Education </li></ul>Blogs
    14. 15. <ul><li>What is Photo Management? </li></ul><ul><li>Educational Uses </li></ul><ul><li>Photo management sites allow users to organize their digital photos and share them with people world-wide. </li></ul><ul><li>Not just for art class! </li></ul><ul><li>Great way to create a class presentation based on a field trip/field experience </li></ul><ul><li>Post photos of specimens or objects for students to view – such as plant ID </li></ul><ul><li>Store & organize your digital pictures by subject, course or other </li></ul>Photo Management
    15. 16. Flickr <ul><li>Flickr possibly the leading website of its kind, combines photo management & sharing systems with blogging and mapping options. </li></ul><ul><li>It also offers community groups for members to join </li></ul><ul><li>There are free and “pro” accounts </li></ul>
    16. 17. <ul><li>Google Earth </li></ul><ul><li>Educational Uses </li></ul><ul><li>Google Earth is a virtual globe browser, arguably the most popular of those available for free on the Internet. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(NASA's World Wind and ESRI's upcoming ArcGIS Explorer are competitors). </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Virtual globes allow users to interactively display and investigate geographic data. </li></ul><ul><li>Use demos to get your students excited about geography </li></ul><ul><li>Use different Google Earth layers to study: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Economics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Demographics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Transportation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Use real-time coordinates to demonstrate distance calculations </li></ul><ul><li>View tectonic plate-shift evidence </li></ul><ul><li>Study major land forms. </li></ul><ul><li>The only limit to Google Earth's classroom uses is your imagination. </li></ul>Satellite Maps
    17. 18. <ul><li>Google Earth </li></ul><ul><li>Links </li></ul><ul><li>Google Earth in Darfur </li></ul><ul><li>Using Templates to Create Content </li></ul><ul><li>Google Earth User Guide </li></ul><ul><li>Google Earth & Geoscience Education </li></ul><ul><li>Review & Download </li></ul><ul><li>Google Earth Blog </li></ul><ul><li>Google for Educators </li></ul><ul><li>Crisis in Darfur </li></ul>More Google Earth
    18. 19. <ul><li>What is YouTube? </li></ul><ul><li>Educational Uses </li></ul><ul><li>YouTube is a video sharing website that allows users to upload, view, and share videos. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Other sites also host video sharing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>YouTube is one of the industry leaders. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Great for visual learners! </li></ul><ul><li>Engaging enrichments </li></ul><ul><li>Gives historical context, examples, or demonstrations </li></ul><ul><li>Scaffolding for higher level learning </li></ul>Video
    19. 20. <ul><li>Links about Video </li></ul><ul><li>Other Video Sites </li></ul><ul><li>Techlearning </li></ul><ul><li>NCLB Research </li></ul><ul><li>Video for the Classroom </li></ul><ul><li>KQED </li></ul><ul><li>Annenberg Media </li></ul><ul><li>7 Strategies </li></ul><ul><li>Metacafe </li></ul><ul><li>Google Video </li></ul><ul><li>AOL Video </li></ul><ul><li>Jumpcut </li></ul><ul><li>Yahoo Video </li></ul><ul><li>MSN Video </li></ul><ul><li>Ebaum’s World </li></ul><ul><li>Spike </li></ul><ul><li>United Streaming </li></ul><ul><li>EVC </li></ul><ul><li>Video Placement </li></ul><ul><li>Internet Archive </li></ul><ul><li>EPA (Specialty sites have videos!) </li></ul>Video
    20. 21. <ul><li>What Are They? </li></ul><ul><li>Educational Uses </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Wiki Wiki&quot; is Hawaiian for &quot;quick&quot;. </li></ul><ul><li>A wiki is computer software that allows users to easily create, edit and link web pages. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>It is like combining a web page & a Word document </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Wikis are used to create: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Collaborative websites </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Power community websites </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Intranets </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Wiki in Plain English </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative writing </li></ul><ul><li>Coordinating planning </li></ul><ul><li>Easily create simple websites </li></ul><ul><li>Project development with peer review </li></ul><ul><li>Data collection </li></ul><ul><li>Review classes & teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Presentations </li></ul><ul><li>Create courses </li></ul>Wikis
    21. 22. <ul><li>Using Wikis </li></ul><ul><li>Wiki Sites </li></ul><ul><li>Wiki Design Principles </li></ul><ul><li>Using Wiki in Education </li></ul><ul><li>Wikis in Higher Education </li></ul><ul><li>7 Things You Should Know </li></ul><ul><li>Wiki Comparisons </li></ul><ul><li>Pbwiki </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Video </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Wet Paint </li></ul><ul><li>Wikispaces </li></ul>Wikis
    22. 23. <ul><li>What is the purpose? </li></ul><ul><li>Educational Uses </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;The portfolio can provide an opportunity to demonstrate one's ability to collect, organize, interpret and reflect on documents and sources of information. </li></ul><ul><li>It is also a tool for continuing professional development, encouraging individuals to take responsibility for and demonstrate the results of their own learning.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>Metacognition development </li></ul><ul><li>History of development & growth </li></ul><ul><li>Make connections between learning experiences </li></ul><ul><li>Authentic assessment tool </li></ul><ul><li>Personal knowledge management </li></ul><ul><li>Showcase competencies </li></ul><ul><li>Interdisciplinary synthesis </li></ul>ePortfolios
    23. 25. <ul><li>More Information </li></ul><ul><li>Web Sites </li></ul><ul><li>ePortfolios (Awesome!) </li></ul><ul><li>7 Things You Should Know </li></ul><ul><li>ePortfolio.eu </li></ul><ul><li>ePortfolios for Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Sample Portfolio </li></ul><ul><li>Free Basic ePortfolio sites </li></ul><ul><ul><li>My eCoach </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>OSP </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>rCampus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DIGIcation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Subscriber/Institutional use sites </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Foliotek </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Live Text </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>iWebfolio </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ELGG </li></ul></ul>ePortfolios
    24. 26. <ul><li>More Info </li></ul><ul><li>More Practice with 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>eLearn Magazine </li></ul><ul><li>Stephen’s Web </li></ul><ul><li>Educase Study </li></ul><ul><li>Robin Good </li></ul><ul><li>eLearn Space </li></ul><ul><li>TVUSD </li></ul><ul><li>Gliffy </li></ul><ul><li>23 Things to Do </li></ul>Web 2.0 Websites
    25. 27. Questions?
    26. 28. Your Turn! <ul><li>Social Bookmarks </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Social Bookmarks in Plain English </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Online Groups </li></ul><ul><li>Social Networks </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Social Networking in Plain English </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Voice Thread </li></ul><ul><li>Scrapbooks </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual Worlds </li></ul><ul><li>Project Sharing </li></ul>