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AHA 2009 New York City Dr. Kelly A. Woestman Pittsburg (KS) State University
<ul><li>Greenbush  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Southeast Kansas Education Service Center </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Technolo...
<ul><li>Project Mine (2001-2004) – Pocket PCs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Unreliable and “clunky” wireless access </li></ul></ul...
<ul><li>Frustration </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Teacher time limitations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lack of technology use in co...
<ul><li>Intensive and Regular Systematic Use of New Tools </li></ul><ul><li>Motivation?? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>And, of cou...
<ul><li>Project eHIKES [2003-2006] </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Delivered MA in History </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Constant conta...
<ul><li>Blackboard CMS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CMS: Content Management System </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Central portal for ...
<ul><li>Online university databases </li></ul><ul><li>H-Net Book Reviews </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.h-net.org/review...
<ul><li>Emerging Practices </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Blogs as Reflective Practice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Valuable Qual...
<ul><li>National Archives </li></ul><ul><li>Library of Congress </li></ul><ul><li>Gilder Lehrman Institute ( http://www.gi...
<ul><li>Blackboard </li></ul><ul><li>Behind the scenes:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>I began exploring Web 2.0 tools beyond Blog...
<ul><li>Or is this repetitive? </li></ul>
<ul><li>Blackboard CMS </li></ul><ul><li>Migration toward iGoogle </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers post their material </li></ul...
<ul><li>Google Docs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://docs.google.com/?pli=1#all </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Picassa </li></ul><ul><...
<ul><li>Teachers’ Blogs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://tahps.wikispaces.com/BlogAddresses </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Slideshare....
<ul><li>Teacher Reflective Practice </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Had to pick someone Dr. Wintz didn’t specifically to discuss </l...
<ul><li>http://tahps3.blogspot.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://cwalk32.blogspot.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://tahps.blogspot...
<ul><li>YouTube  http://www.youtube.com </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>NYPL Harlem Renaissance:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v...
<ul><li>Dred Scott case reargued in Second Life: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LL-A6fOh6Nk&feature=...
<ul><li>Facebook </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.facebook.com </li></ul></ul>
<ul><li>NO Blackboard CMS </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on iGoogle.com </li></ul><ul><ul><li>More utilization of Wikispaces and ...
<ul><li>TAH Book – May 2009 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.routledgeeducation.com/books/The-Teaching-American-History-Pr...
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2009 AHA "Expanding Global and Technological Boundaries: Teachers Learning History in a Web 2.0 World"

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2009 presentation at the American Historical Association; documents our progress utilizing technology to assist teachers through our Teaching American History grants dating back to 2001.

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2009 AHA "Expanding Global and Technological Boundaries: Teachers Learning History in a Web 2.0 World"

  1. 1. AHA 2009 New York City Dr. Kelly A. Woestman Pittsburg (KS) State University
  2. 2. <ul><li>Greenbush </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Southeast Kansas Education Service Center </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Technology leader </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Reaching rural students and teachers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Connecting them to the global economy </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Project Mine (2001-2004) – Pocket PCs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Unreliable and “clunky” wireless access </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lack of wireless connecting points </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Still a bit ahead of the students </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Frustration </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Teacher time limitations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lack of technology use in college teaching </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Smart Classrooms too often seem to translate into “computerized overhead projector” </li></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Intensive and Regular Systematic Use of New Tools </li></ul><ul><li>Motivation?? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>And, of course, a grade at stake helps . . . . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Graduate work </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Time will always be an issue </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Like students, teachers have to see that a technology will be useful. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Project eHIKES [2003-2006] </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Delivered MA in History </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Constant contact with core cohort of teachers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Summer Seminars </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Online courses during two school years </li></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Blackboard CMS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CMS: Content Management System </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Central portal for all grant activities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Announcements </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Submission of work/reports </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Guided access to online databases and web portals </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Easily accessible online docs related to project activities </li></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Online university databases </li></ul><ul><li>H-Net Book Reviews </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.h-net.org/reviews/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Individual Blogs at blogger.com </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Now part of iGoogle.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Free </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Emerging Practices </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Blogs as Reflective Practice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Valuable Qualitative Data for Annual Report </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Teachers’ Voices </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teachers developed hands-on skills for utilizing online databases and free web resources: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>National Archives ( http://www.archives.gov ) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Library of Congress ( www.loc.gov ) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>American Memory (memory.loc.gov) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Kansas State Historical Society ( www.kshs.org ) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Kansas Memory ( http://www.kansasmemory.org/ ) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>National Archives </li></ul><ul><li>Library of Congress </li></ul><ul><li>Gilder Lehrman Institute ( http://www.gilderlehrman.org ) </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Cameras </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Collection/Distribution Challenges </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Readable cds </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Viruses </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Multiple copies </li></ul></ul></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Blackboard </li></ul><ul><li>Behind the scenes: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>I began exploring Web 2.0 tools beyond Blogger </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Free </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Eliminate transition issues with Blackboard servers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Historical data loss </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Or is this repetitive? </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Blackboard CMS </li></ul><ul><li>Migration toward iGoogle </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers post their material </li></ul><ul><li>Wikispaces </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Links to other materials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Permissions Issues </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Google Docs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://docs.google.com/?pli=1#all </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Picassa </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://picasaweb.google.com/home </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Wikispaces </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://tahps.wikispaces.com/ </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>Teachers’ Blogs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://tahps.wikispaces.com/BlogAddresses </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Slideshare.net </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.slideshare.net </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>Teacher Reflective Practice </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Had to pick someone Dr. Wintz didn’t specifically to discuss </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Provide for broadest possible knowledge base </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://bigmachistory.blogspot.com/2007/07/harlem-renaissance-countee-cullen.html </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://tahps3.blogspot.com/2007/07/harlem-renaissance-duke-ellington.html </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://claycentersocialstudies.blogspot.com/2007/07/harlem-renaissance-louis-armstrong.html </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>http://tahps3.blogspot.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://cwalk32.blogspot.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://tahps.blogspot.com/ </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>YouTube http://www.youtube.com </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>NYPL Harlem Renaissance: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q0mMabhS5vw </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Second Life </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.secondlife.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Limited success </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Learning curve </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Download software </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Not the only virtual world </li></ul></ul></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>Dred Scott case reargued in Second Life: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LL-A6fOh6Nk&feature=PlayList&p=04F3DBBFEF7A9D99&playnext=1&index=80 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>TeacherTube </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.teachertube.com/ </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><li>Facebook </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.facebook.com </li></ul></ul>
  21. 21. <ul><li>NO Blackboard CMS </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on iGoogle.com </li></ul><ul><ul><li>More utilization of Wikispaces and Blog site as grant portal </li></ul></ul><ul><li>YouTube – teachers “collecting” and evaluating usefulness/accuracy </li></ul><ul><li>3D Worlds – 2 nd Life </li></ul>
  22. 22. <ul><li>TAH Book – May 2009 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.routledgeeducation.com/books/The-Teaching-American-History-Project-isbn9780415988827 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Discounts available – handouts on back chair </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TAH Availability of colleagues </li></ul></ul>

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