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Online Collaboration

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This is another presentation for my MILI program and teachers. This one is about different online collaboration tools.

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Online Collaboration

  1. 1. Online Collaboration<br />MILI 2009<br />LeAnn Suchy, Metronet<br />leann@metronet.lib.mn.us<br />
  2. 2. Online collaboration?<br />Web-based software designed to help people collaborate on a common task<br />Online collaboration can make collaboration easier across rooms, buildings, states, countries<br />Collaboration can occur on documents, presentations, spreadsheets, etc.<br />
  3. 3. Nings<br />Nings are online collaboration tools<br />You’re part of our Ning so you know a little bit of what a Ning can do<br />Users can blog, chat, ask forum questions of each other, and, depending upon the level of access, collaborate on a much bigger level<br />
  4. 4. MILI Ning<br />
  5. 5. Ning for conferences<br />
  6. 6. Wikis<br />Wikis are collaboration tools<br />You’ve seen a wiki – our MILI Wiki<br />We do not have you collaborate in it, but we could<br />Wikis have been used in classes, at conferences, for business purposes, etc.<br />
  7. 7. MILI Wiki<br />
  8. 8. Wiki for conferences<br />
  9. 9. Moodle<br />Moodle is an online collaboration tool<br />Students can blog, respond to forum questions, upload documents, etc.<br />We’ll explore Moodle in-person next week<br />
  10. 10. Before we move on…<br />Questions so far??<br />
  11. 11. Google Docs<br />Create and collaborate on documents, spreadsheets, and presentations<br />Can also create Forms, which are different kinds of questions you can send to people, and when answers come back they’re in spreadsheet form<br />Can create from new in Docs or upload existing items<br />Accessible anywhere<br />
  12. 12. Month 2 in MILI Wiki<br />
  13. 13. Google Docs for Educators<br />
  14. 14. Google Docs: The Basics<br />
  15. 15. Google Docs: Tips & Tricks<br />
  16. 16. Google Classroom Activities<br />
  17. 17. Sign up for Google Docs<br />We want you to sign up for Google Docs<br />If you created a Google Docs account in the past for Google Reader or Gmail you can use that same account<br />After the webinar go to Google Docs and log in<br />
  18. 18. Google Docs tips – create/upload<br />
  19. 19. Google Docs tips - items<br />
  20. 20. Google Docs tips - tools<br />
  21. 21. Google Docs tips - collaborate<br />
  22. 22. Google Docs tips - invite<br />
  23. 23. Google Docs tips – share link<br />
  24. 24. Edit our Google Doc<br />
  25. 25. Between now and our meeting<br />We want you to use Google Docs to:<br />Beat the Bard – edit our Hamlet Google Doc<br />Upload a document into Google Docs and check out some of the differences<br />Upload or create a document and invite others to collaborate on the document with you<br />If you’ve used Google Docs in the past, play around with something you haven’t done there, like Presentations, Forms, or Spreadsheets<br />
  26. 26. Between now and our meeting<br />Make sure to blog<br />For blog prompts, look under Month 2 in the Wiki and use some of the Independent Learning Instructions to get ideas about what to blog<br />
  27. 27. Questions?<br />Ask now or you can always contact me:<br />leann@metronet.lib.mn.us or 651-646-0475<br />

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