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Web 2.0 Student Toolkit


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An up to date version of my toolkit presentation with newer technologies added to the list.

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Web 2.0 Student Toolkit

  1. 1. Presenters Kevin O’Shea Teaching and Learning Technologies Instructional Development Center
  2. 2. Who Am I? Kevin O’Shea Educational Technologist Dec. 2007 Grad of Purdue
  3. 3. <ul><li>What is the toolkit? </li></ul><ul><li>What are students using? </li></ul><ul><li>What are our peers using it for? </li></ul><ul><li>How can we use it? </li></ul>Overview
  4. 4. What is the Student Toolkit? feeds Web Standards Blogging RSS Peer-to-peer Wiki GTD User-generated content social networking Google Open source
  5. 5. <ul><li>Using the Web as a Platform </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Zoho, Google Docs </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Simplicity </li></ul><ul><li>Open Source </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reuse allowed and encouraged (CC) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>User Generated Content </li></ul><ul><ul><li>YouTube, Blogs, Wikis </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Categorized and Efficient </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tagging, Social Bookmarking, Cross-linking </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Cross-platform/device Compatibility </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Windows, Mac, Linux, iPhone </li></ul></ul>Characteristics of Web 2.0
  6. 6. Why Does It Matter? According to the Pew Internet & American Life Project (Lenhardt & Madden 2007) more than 60% of teens have created online media content, and more than 75% of those teens have shared the content they have produced. This in turn has fueled the online revolution of participation and collaboration.
  7. 7. <ul><li>Blogging + RSS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Powerful communication and publishing tools </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Wikis </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Online writing space allowing user to add and modify its pages. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Web Applications </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Office Suites, News Aggregators, etc… </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Social Networks </li></ul>What are they using?
  8. 8. RSS & Information
  9. 9. <ul><li>Netvibes </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>iGoogle </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Bloglines </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Pageflakes </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>MyYahoo </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>How are they keeping track of it all?
  10. 10. Online Applications <ul><li>Movement away from Desktop application reliance. </li></ul><ul><li>Platform independent. </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile device compatibility. </li></ul><ul><li>Open source. </li></ul><ul><li>Online collaboration </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Office Applications </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Zoho </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Google Docs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Office Live </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Presentation Applications </li></ul><ul><ul><li>TeacherTube </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SlideShare </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Task Management (GTD) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Remember the Milk </li></ul></ul>What Applications Are They Using?
  12. 13. Technology Mash ups <ul><li>Google Lit Trips </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Using Google Earth, students discover where in the world the greatest road trip stories of all time took place. </li></ul></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Jott converts your voice into emails, text messages, reminders, lists and appointments. Supports Gcal, LJ, Twitter, Tumblr, Blogger, Remember the Milk, & WordPress. </li></ul></ul>
  13. 14. Facebook: The 800lb Gorilla/Guerilla <ul><li>Wikimono </li></ul><ul><li>Blog It </li></ul><ul><li>Zoho Online Office </li></ul><ul><li>Notecentric </li></ul><ul><li>Share Homework </li></ul><ul><li>Scribd </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter </li></ul>
  14. 15. <ul><li>Questions? </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>