Exploring The New World Wide Web


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Presentation "Exploring the New World Wide Web" by Ian Jones for the Colorado Association of Senior Centers - July 24, 2009.
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Exploring The New World Wide Web

  1. 1. Exploring the New World Wide Web<br />Ian Jones<br />July 24, 2009<br />Colorado Association of Senior Centers<br />
  2. 2. Disclaimer<br />The list of tools in this presentation is, by no means, exhaustive.<br />While I try to find sites that have nothing objectionable on them, sometimes it’s a little tough.<br />There are a lot of links in this presentation – the only one you really need to write down is _______. I have linked to every site in this presentation at this address.<br />You may find this presentation at _________ should you want to review it later.<br />
  3. 3. Overview of Presentation<br />Presentation:<br />Internet Culture: Consumers to Creators<br />Describe the evolution of Internet users from consumers of information to creators of information.<br />Great Tools for You and Me (a.k.a. Web 2.0)<br />List a variety of tools being used on the Internet and examine possible uses for each in both a personal and professional setting.<br />Dialogue <br />Societal Impact of Web 2.0 Culture<br />Changes in Internet Education<br />Examine both the positive and negative impacts of the new web tools on the global culture and the education world.<br />
  4. 4. A Brief History of the Web<br />Communication Tool<br />The Commercial Web<br />The Multi-media Web<br />The Collaborative Web<br />The Open Source Web<br />Image courtesy of: <br />The Journal of Social Computing http://web2.socialcomputingjournal.com/<br />
  5. 5. The New Web<br />Research<br />Reflect<br />Share<br />Publish<br />Relate<br />Communicate<br />Collaborate<br />Participate<br />Re-Mix<br />Create<br />Manipulate<br />Image courtesy of: www.wikipedia.org<br />
  6. 6. Research<br />Google (so much more!)<br />Bing (Microsoft’s new search engine)<br />Wolfram Alpha (statistics)<br />RSS (a whole other subject)<br />Go2Web20 (web applications index)<br />Wikipedia (consume and create knowledge)<br />
  7. 7. Media Sharing<br />Media Sharing<br />Beware of Racy Content<br />Social Aspect of Media Sharing<br />
  8. 8. Delicious<br />
  9. 9. Idea Sharing<br />Blogs<br />Wiki<br />Podcasting<br />
  10. 10. RSS: Too Good to Skip<br />RSS Simplified<br />My Favorite RSS Readers:<br />Netvibes (www.netvibes.com)<br />iGoogle or Google Reader (www.igoogle.com) (www.google.com/reader)<br />PageFlakes (www.pageflakes.com) <br />
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  12. 12. Social Networking<br />An Overview<br />Social Implications<br />Implications for Productivity<br />An Array of Social Networks<br />
  13. 13. Facebook<br />
  14. 14. Ning<br />
  15. 15. LinkedIn<br />
  16. 16. Twitter<br />
  17. 17. Yammer<br />
  18. 18. And Then There is<br />Not just a search engine:<br />
  19. 19. Collaborate<br />Google Docs<br />Wiki<br />SlideShare<br />Project Management<br />Coming Soon: Google Wave<br />
  20. 20. Google Docs<br />Word Processing<br />Spreadsheet<br />Presentations<br />Forms<br />Google Talk<br />
  21. 21. What is a Wiki?<br />Collaborative Website<br />Wiki-wiki is Hawaiian for “quick”<br />Very easy to develop<br />Extremely easy to edit<br />Multiple authors<br />The most famous: Wikipedia<br />Two of my favorites wiki tools:<br />
  22. 22. Create and Re-Mix<br />Numerous Audio and Video Mash-up Sites<br />Re-mix Audio and Video in Your Browser<br />Share on the Web or Download to Your Desktop<br />Software as a Service (SaaS)<br />
  23. 23. Manipulate and Experience<br />Virtual Worlds<br />Multi-User Web-Based Video Gaming<br />Very Interesting Possibilities in the Education World<br />Development in SecondLife<br />