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Top 10 Emerging Web-based Technologies (1.28.09)


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A look at the top 10 plus honorable mentions of Web 2.0 technologies

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Top 10 Emerging Web-based Technologies (1.28.09)

  1. 1. TOP 10: Web-based Educational Technologies… (as of 5:00pm on January 28, 2009) Ver 3.5 G. Andrew Page, Ph.D. Assistant Professor College of Education University of Alaska Anchorage [email_address] Creative Commons License
  2. 2. About the tools… <ul><li>All are free </li></ul><ul><li>All are web-based </li></ul><ul><li>All are interactive and some are collaborative </li></ul><ul><li>All involve creating content </li></ul><ul><li>Therefore, epistemologically they are social constructivist. </li></ul><ul><li>Andy is not presently employed by these companies. </li></ul>
  3. 3. -Theoretical Framework- Web 2.0 tools promoting Learning 2.0 Creative Commons License FIVE good sites that were used in the construction of this presentation TechCrunch, eHub , Web 2.0 Workgroup , GoWeb20net and Web2.0Slides
  4. 4. #10 What is it? Widgets are perfect for working with small amounts of data or interacting with other applications, both on your desktop and across the web. And they provide an excellent way to add functionality to an existing application. Creative Commons License
  5. 5. <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Example of Widgets in use. </li></ul>Creative Commons License #10
  6. 6. #9 Wikis <ul><li>What is it? </li></ul><ul><li>A means for online collaboration and creation. </li></ul><ul><li>WYSIWYG interface </li></ul>Creative Commons License
  7. 7. #9 Wikis Creative Commons License Pwbiki Website
  8. 8. #9 Wiki Examples <ul><li>The UAA e-Learning Wiki This wiki was created by students and not only DEFINES the Web 2.0 tools but tell HOW they can be used in an educational context. </li></ul>Creative Commons License
  9. 9. <ul><li>Jing : Capture images, record video, and share online. </li></ul>Creative Commons License # 8
  10. 10. #7 <ul><li>What is it? </li></ul>Creative Commons License
  11. 11. # 7 <ul><li>Create you own social network. </li></ul><ul><li>Education Ning </li></ul>Examples Creative Commons License
  12. 12. # 6 <ul><li>What is it? </li></ul><ul><li>SlideShare is the world's largest community for sharing presentations on the web. </li></ul><ul><li>You can upload your presentations (ppt, pdf, pps, pot, odp, keynote) and share with others </li></ul><ul><li>find/download interesting presentations </li></ul><ul><li>embed them into blogs or websites create a slidecast by linking your slides with audio </li></ul><ul><li>And it's completely free. </li></ul><ul><li>Slideshare website </li></ul>Creative Commons License
  13. 13. # 5 What is it? Build a Flash website Free! No coding! Creative Commons License
  14. 14. # 5 Wix <ul><li>Click to explore the website. </li></ul>Creative Commons License
  15. 15. <ul><li>Tim’s Trumpet Lessons </li></ul># 5
  16. 16. Synchronous Video Interactive Conferencing WiZiQ is a place where you can teach and learn using an easy-to-use Virtual Classroom . You are welcome to give private and public live online sessions, teach for free or earn money teaching . As a learner you can attend public sessions on various topics from academics to anything under the sun . # 4 What is it? Creative Commons License
  17. 17. #4 WizIQ <ul><li>Tour </li></ul>Creative Commons License
  18. 18. #3 Free Online Learning Open Courseware <ul><li>100 Free Courses </li></ul><ul><li>Carnegie-Mellon University </li></ul><ul><li>MIT </li></ul><ul><li>Free Nursing Courses Online </li></ul>Free! Creative Commons License
  19. 19. #2 <ul><li>Alison: Technology Certification & Free Tutoring </li></ul>Digital Literacy skills need an upgrade? Creative Commons License
  20. 20. Honorable Mentions <ul><li>Photosynth : create panoramic photo montages. </li></ul><ul><li>MindMeister: </li></ul><ul><li>Zotero: bibliographic software </li></ul>Creative Commons License
  21. 21. Creating Virtual Content & Space <ul><li>SecondLife </li></ul>Creative Commons License
  22. 22. SecondLife at the University of Alaska Anchorage Click Creative Commons License
  23. 23. <ul><li>What is it? </li></ul><ul><li>Sloodle is an Open Source GNU-GPL project which integrates multi-user virtual environments such as Second Life ® with learning-management systems (VLEs) such as Moodl e ® and helps the community of educators in virtual worlds test curriculum innovations and advocate those proven successful. Sloodle provides a range of tools for supporting learning and teaching to the immersive virtual world; tools which are fully integrated with a tried and tested web-based learning management system used by thousands. </li></ul>A Sloodle Video Creative Commons License
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  25. 25. And finally… #1
  26. 26. #1 <ul><li>What is it? </li></ul><ul><li>A language learning online community. </li></ul><ul><li>Click here for a TOUR </li></ul>Creative Commons License
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  28. 28. Final Thoughts. . . <ul><li>We can only advance as effectively as we can communicate our ideas. </li></ul><ul><li>It is incumbent on today’s educators to use tools that promote interactivity, creativity, collaboration, and Learning 2.0. </li></ul>Creative Commons License
  29. 29. Peace to you! <ul><li>G. Andrew Page, Ph.D. </li></ul><ul><li>Assistant Professor </li></ul><ul><li>University of Alaska Anchorage </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>(o) 907.786.4331 </li></ul><ul><li>(c) 907.223.0924 </li></ul><ul><li>PSB 218G </li></ul><ul><li>SKYPE: gapman1 </li></ul><ul><li>SL = Eclectic Kohime </li></ul>Creative Commons License