Web 2.0 Tools


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Web 2.0 Tools

  1. 1. Working with Web 2.0 Tools<br />Joseph Martinelli, Ed.D.<br />Chair, Educational Studies<br />joseph.martinelli@shu.edu973.275.2733<br />
  2. 2. What is a Web 2.0 Tool?<br />Internet based software tool<br />“Two-way medium<br />Enables the end user to become a publisher of <br />Information<br />Data<br />Multimedia Productions – Images, Video, Audio<br />Becomes a visual, audio and tactile experience<br />Engaging, Engaging, Engaging!<br />
  3. 3. Why Should I use Web 2.0?<br />Collaboration<br />Enrich the learning experience<br />Encourage Creativeness – Risk Taking without the fear of repercussion <br />Passive to active Learning<br />A Virtual Community<br />Interaction through reflective and constructive conversation<br />Discovery, Exploration and knowledge acquisition<br />Proactive Learning<br />Sandbox for Millennial Generation<br />
  4. 4. Types of Web 2.0 Tools<br />Social Networking Tools<br />Facebook, Myspace, Bebo, Yelp, Twitter, Tumblr<br />Blogs<br />Podcasting<br />Creative tools<br />Graphics, Video Editing, Audio Editing<br />Photo Sharing, Multimedia Sharing<br />Informational<br />
  5. 5. Wordle<br />Creative Tool to create interesting word clouds<br />Strength<br />Language Arts, Second Language, Art <br />Can be used as an attention grabber in PowerPoint presentationsor as a simple graphic toadd interest to a word document.<br />Weakness<br />Tricky to save and export<br />No do over<br />
  6. 6. PicLits<br />Innovative way to show the power of imagery combined with text.<br />Strength<br />Easy to use<br />Create an account and save your creations<br />Language Arts, Second Language<br />Easy to share via e-mail orFacebook.<br />Students can comment<br />Weakness<br />Tricky to save and export<br />Must use available images<br />
  7. 7. Tumblr<br />Just one of a variety of Blogging tools, such as Blogger and WordPress.<br />Strength<br />Students may already be familiar<br />Can be password protected<br /> Easy to use and students and comment on entries.<br />Weakness<br />Doesn’t have a professionalfeel<br />Clunky to learn to use<br />
  8. 8. JayCut<br />Online video editing tool<br />Strength<br />Easy to use<br />Regular software updates<br />Easy to Use<br />Videos can be remixed<br />Can embed in blogs andsocial networking sites<br />Weakness<br />Can be slow at times<br />Can’t Export as video files<br />
  9. 9. SlideShare<br />An easy to use tool that lets you share PowerPoint's, Word Documents and Pdf’s<br />Strength<br />Great way to share PowerPoint's for conferences, courses, online learning etc.<br />Track how many views and downloads<br />Weakness<br />Animation does not transfer<br />
  10. 10. Animoto<br />A fun and free tool to make quick videos using images and videos.<br />Strength<br />Ease of use<br />Share to Social Networkingsites, Blogs and via email.<br />Remix into new videos<br />Export to YouTube<br />Weakness<br />30 Second free limit<br />
  11. 11. Google Tools<br />iGoogle<br />Personalize Web Portal<br />RSS Feeds<br />Google Alerts<br />Excellent tool forfor research<br />
  12. 12. Glogster<br />Make interesting interactive online posters<br />Strengths<br />Interactive<br />Upload videos and Audio<br />Link to other online sites<br />Share with Social sites as well as embed in Blogs or Websites<br />Weakness<br />Can be slow at times depending on internet connection<br />
  13. 13. Resources<br />Animoto– www.animoto.com<br />Lets you turn your photos and video clips into professional looking slideshow which can be shared via social networking application<br />iGoogle – www.google.com/ig<br />Create your own personalized Google page, where you can add personalized RSS Feeds<br />Google Alerts -www.google.com/alert<br />Google Alerts provides you with email updates for latest relevant Google results base on your choice of query or topic.<br />Glogster –www.glogster.com<br />Create interesting, interactive posters on the web, use videos, images, and sounds. <br />Wordle –www.wordle.net<br />Create Beautiful Word Clouds<br />PicLits –www.piclits.com<br />Creative Writing Site with images and key words<br />Tumblr – www.tumblr.com<br />A really fun and easy way to create blogs to share with friends and groups<br />JayCut – www.jaycut.com<br />A free video editing tool and is easy to use.<br />SlideShare –www.slideshare.net<br />A Web 2.0 Tool that lets you share presentation and documents<br />