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Web 2.0 not just for web geeks


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Learn about tools that are being used in the classroom by fellow faculty and how you can harness those tools to improve classroom communications and engagement. Simple techniques and ideas will help you integrate them into your curriculum, while working in harmony with Blackboard and other tools you may be currently using.

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Web 2.0 not just for web geeks

  1. 1. Web 2.0 not Just For Web Geeks<br />Jesse Sr. Multimedia SpecialistNorthwest Vista College Library<br />Phone: 210-486-4574<br />
  2. 2. Web 2.0 was intended to bring sharing and collaboration to an otherwise static web.<br />Back in my day, people could only view information but not contribute or share their own work unless they were nerdy geeks. <br />Web 2.o Blah Blah Blah<br />
  3. 3. What can I do with Web 2.0 Tools?<br />Share Presentations <br />Share Documents<br />Share Expertise<br />Share News and Bookmarks<br />Share Media<br />Shared Website<br />Wow Tools<br />
  4. 4. How should I think about using Web 2.0?<br />These tools are complementary to what you may be using in class or in e-learning.<br />These tools can work with Blackboard.<br />These tools work alongside Blackboard.<br />These tools are independent of Blackboard.<br />These tools provide external experience for learning outside the classroom environment. <br />
  5. 5. Share Presentations<br />Slideshare<br />
  6. 6. Share Documents<br />GoogleDocs<br /><br />
  7. 7. Share Expertise<br />Facebook Pages<br />Blog<br />Twitter<br />
  8. 8. Share News and Bookmarks<br />Digg<br />Delicious<br />
  9. 9. Share Media<br />Youtube<br />Flickr<br />
  10. 10. Shared Website<br />Google Sites<br />Wikispaces<br />
  11. 11. Wow Tools<br /> – Mind Map<br />Slinkset–Social News Site<br />Quizlet – Flashcards<br />Knol – Share what you write<br />Xtimeline – Time line creator<br />
  12. 12. Where do I begin?<br />Take an existing assignment or class activity and think of how you can enhance collaboration through Web 2.0 tools.<br />Take a semester to learn how to use the technology before you use it in the classroom.<br />Create assessment strategies to tie learning objectives to rubric .<br />Be careful to not get overwhelmed, outline what you want to accomplish. <br />
  13. 13. Sample Web 2.0 Rubric (Twitter)<br />
  14. 14. So You Want More<br /><br />
  15. 15. What does the future bring? Web 3.0 of course, and it’s already here!<br />The Web gets personal! It knows I like AC/DC!<br />