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  • HomeworkMuch of this project will be done outside of classUpdates to blog should parallel progressBegin sharing as soon as finished
  • Much can be done at homeIn class will focus on Web design and Wiki manipulation
  • Much work can be done at home
  • Much work can be done at home
  • In class project
  • In-class and at-home project
  • Inclass and at home
  • In class
  • Gather resources on your topic and chronicle your efforts in your I-search blogChose your web presence: acquire your own domain, or build a wikiConsolidate all your Touro assignment files and linksBegin designing your portfolio to be navigable, accessible, and handsomeYou may chose Taskstream for your portfolioUpload one PowerPoint to SlideshareJoin one/two photo sharing sites and upload some family photos
  • Intro To Edu749

    1. 1. Intro to EDU749.B<br />Emerging Trends in Education and Technology<br />
    2. 2. Key Activities<br />Semester-long trend topic<br />I-Search style blog that tracks topic weekly<br />Present to class what you learned about topic<br />Student Presentations on a trend/site/app/news<br />Create Content at 10 Web 2.0 Sites<br />Embed Content from 20 Web 2.0 Sites<br />Manipulate multimedia files<br />Make a movie<br />Explore web design<br />Create Masters online portfolio<br />
    3. 3. As Always…<br />Every activity we do in this class can be recreated with your own students<br />Approach each activity with the intention of learning the skill and teaching the skill to others<br />Always be brainstorming for creative lesson plans during each activity, and share your best ones with the class<br />
    4. 4. Semester Trend Project<br />Pick a topic/area/trend as a semester long research project – learn all you can and share what you learned<br />Blog I-Search report that tracks your semester project<br />Present in class on trend/news/site<br />Present in class on your project<br />
    5. 5. Online Masters Portfolio<br />Create an online, multimedia, interactive Masters portfolio of all assignment files, links, and embed codes<br />It can be made on Wiki, personal website, or Taskstream<br />Introduce your portfolio with a webcam video discussing your masters project and plans<br />Include embeddable materials, additional videos, audio, Flash, widgets, slideshows, and so on<br />
    6. 6. Student Presentations<br />Each class will start with a student presentation on the best, latest, hottest, most amazing new trend in technology, or new site or service, or other news<br />Link all sites in Delicious<br />Display sites in class<br />5 – 7 minutes<br />Give advance notice if login / signup required<br />
    7. 7. Create Content at 10 Web 2.0 Sites<br />Draw from my list or find your own<br />Preferred: Content is classroom focused, masters-project focused; <br />it can be personal or experimental content<br />Create links or embeds in portfolio<br />Create links in Delicious<br />Use the site content from this project for the next project….. Create 20 Embeds<br />
    8. 8. Embed Content from 20 Web 2.0 Sites<br />Create one Wiki page that displays 20 embedded objects from other websites<br />Draw from my list or find your own<br />Include masters course work that embeds<br />Include movies, photos, photo slideshows, PowerPoint shows, music, widgets, surveys, share buttons, and so on <br />
    9. 9. File Conversion Exercise<br />You will be given a disk full of multimedia files:<br />.AVI, .MOV, .WMV, .M4P, .MP3, .JPG<br /> You will be required to convert, resize, and otherwise manipulate these files<br />You will be given the software or source of software necessary to manipulate files<br />
    10. 10. Make a Movie, Edit a Movie, Post a Movie<br />Using available movie cameras we will each make at least a five-minute movie<br />You can draw from a list or create your own<br />You can include students or make a family movie<br />You can film a simple sequence:<br />A person gets in car and drives away<br />A person enters kitchen and eats cereal<br />A teacher enters classroom and prepares for the day<br />We will explore camera-to-computer uploading<br />We will edit in Adobe Premiere<br />We will output it for Internet streaming<br />
    11. 11. Website Design<br />Selecting a host<br />Connecting to host<br />Host’s host of features<br />FTP procedures<br />Dreamweaver features& page layout<br />Flash, Javascript Apps <br />
    12. 12. Week 1 <br />Overview<br />Select topic<br />Establish Blog for I-Search topic tracking – make weekly updates of progress<br />Make I-Search Post #1: Why I chose this topic and what I will do with this knowledge?<br />Establish Wiki for embed project, possible portfolio site<br />Discuss Web hosting services<br />Discuss Portfolio hosting options & webcam<br />Join: Google, Yahoo, YouTube, Shelfari, GoAnimate, Animoto, TeacherTubeor SchoolTube, Flickr, Photobucket, Slideshare, Voicethread, myebook, scribd<br />Discuss Avatars<br />Revisit Delicious. Keywords: <br />749 web20<br />749 news<br />749 project<br />Revisit RSS reader<br />Non-mandatory items<br />
    13. 13. Week1: Non-mandatory items that would make your life easier<br />Large USB Flash drive – 8 gigs or more<br />Firewire port on home computer<br />Webcam<br />DV movie camera<br />Digital camera<br />Microphone<br />Headphones<br />
    14. 14. Week 1 HOMEWORK<br />Establish a web host if you are creating a website for this class<br />Work on Portfolio on Wiki or personal site. Upload course files<br />Upload one PowerPoint to Slideshare<br />Visit Shelfari and stock your shelf with all your books<br />Join one/two photo sharing sites and upload some family photos<br />Add Delicious links 749 web20 to above sites<br />Work on your project<br />
    15. 15. Week 2 <br />Activities:<br />Group Discussion outside the lab. Topics: Emerging Trends and Education -- possibilities, obstacles, solutions, suggestions. Speak on your own topic. Possible questions:<br />Technology for Business vs Technology for Education -- Should there be more crossover?<br />What Trends Will Most Impact / Improve Education?<br />How do we Keep Teachers Current? Is Tech Integration Doomed to be a Niche Tool of a small Cadre of Teachers?<br /> <br />Student presentations<br />Web Design training<br />Dreamweaver and Flash<br />Wiki widgets <br />Join Shelfari<br /> <br />HW<br />Join sites listed in Session 3, create content <br />
    16. 16. Week 3 <br />Emerging Trend: The Internet is the new OS<br />Project: Create Content at 10 Web 2.0 Sites<br />It is possible to own a computer connected to the Internet and get by with little to no installed software.?<br />Activities:<br />Student presentations<br />Portfolio construction concerns <br />Create content at 10-12 different websites<br />Use my list, or find others<br />Preferred: Shape content around MA project or classroom activity; otherwise, use personal or experimental contend<br />Embed the content into a Wiki page – use a table with 21 rows, 2 columns<br />In left column, identify site and content; in right column, embed content (or insert link)<br />
    17. 17. Week 4 <br />Activities:<br /> <br />Student Presentations<br />Project Concerns<br /> <br /> <br />Embed Content from 20 Web 2.0 Sites Project on Wiki Page<br />Embed 20 different objects from 20 different sites. Ten minimum must be content you created.<br />Draw from the links above or add your own. <br /> <br /> <br />File Conversion Project <br />You will be given approx 600 megs of multimedia files, a string of open source software titles, and a PPT with precise instructions<br /> <br /> <br />HW <br />Convert multimedia files<br />Continue Wiki 20 Embedded Portfolio site<br />Film an intro to your portfolio and upload it to a Tube service, YouTube, TeacherTube, SchoolTube.<br />Embed this film into your portfolio<br /> <br />
    18. 18. Week 5 <br />Activities:<br /> <br />Student presentations<br />Make a Movie: Edit a Movie<br /> <br />Bring a movie camera and we’ll make movies<br />Or bring your movie and we’ll begin the upload for editing<br />We will meet in L1<br />
    19. 19. Week 6 <br />Activities:<br />Student presentations<br />Make a Movie: Edit a Movie<br />Continue with Movie; work on Trend project & I-Search<br />
    20. 20. Week 7 <br />Presentations on trend topics<br />Final Portfolio presentation<br />Overflow and catch up<br />