MyCommunity Demo Introduction

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A few slides to introduce the idea of Web 2.0 before demonstrating myCommunity at the University of Wales, Newport

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MyCommunity Demo Introduction

  1. 1. Web 2.0 and the Challenges for Newport <ul><li>Realising academic potential </li></ul><ul><li>Redefining accepted pedagogy </li></ul><ul><li>Recognising accompanying pitfalls </li></ul>
  2. 2. Overview… <ul><li>What is Web 2.0? </li></ul><ul><li>Why the University needs to embrace it. </li></ul><ul><li>What we’ve done. </li></ul><ul><li>MyCommunity Demonstration </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is Web 1.0? <ul><ul><li>Traditional Web Sites </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Created by companies and techie individuals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Limited interaction (eg payments) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create and disseminate information faster and cheaper than ever before </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Largely 1-to-many delivery of information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Traditional development cycle (build, review, rebuild again) </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. What is Web 2.0? <ul><li>Latest generation of Web Applications </li></ul><ul><li>Applications more like desktop applications </li></ul><ul><li>Anyone can create content and contribute </li></ul><ul><li>Social mechanisms for locating information and people. </li></ul><ul><li>World of perpetual beta - users expect continual improvement </li></ul>
  5. 5. Some Web 2.0 Applications <ul><li>MySpace (largely music now) </li></ul><ul><li>Bebo/Facebook - social networking </li></ul><ul><li>Wikipeadia - sharing information </li></ul><ul><li>iTunes - sharing playlists </li></ul><ul><li>YouTube - sharing video </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs - sharing ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Etc… </li></ul>
  6. 6. Why the University needs to Embrace Web 2.0 <ul><li>Overall student experience </li></ul><ul><li>Sound pedagogic reasons? Can this technology enhance learning? </li></ul><ul><li>Students increasing live and work this way – they expect it. </li></ul><ul><li>Because we can be amongst the best at this </li></ul>
  7. 7. A Web 2.0 ‘Toolkit’… <ul><li>Now available: </li></ul><ul><li>MyCommunity - Blogs, Forums, Photosharing </li></ul><ul><li>Wiki - knowledge sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Instant Messaging – (email is past its peak) </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasting </li></ul><ul><li>Video streaming </li></ul><ul><li>RSS reading – a way of managing the information. </li></ul>
  8. 8. MyCommunity Links <ul><li>Forums </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Requests for help </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Discussions about the University </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Conversations about anything! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Interaction with staff, students and peers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Information posting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reflective Learning </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Photos </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sharing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Informing </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Forums <ul><li>Requests for help </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Good club? http://mycommunity.newport.ac.uk/forums/thread/847.aspx </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Help Speak Hindi? http://mycommunity.newport.ac.uk/forums/thread/1024.aspx </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Conversations about the University </li></ul><ul><ul><li>9am Starts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://mycommunity.newport.ac.uk/forums/thread/1004.aspx </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Council Tax Exemption </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://mycommunity.newport.ac.uk/forums/thread/1448.aspx </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Conversations about anything… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>American abuse of police powers? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://mycommunity.newport.ac.uk/forums/thread/2301.aspx </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Kerrang Radio License </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://mycommunity.newport.ac.uk/forums/thread/2109.aspx </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Blogs <ul><ul><li>Interaction with staff, students and peers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Lost cat and asthma… </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://mycommunity.newport.ac.uk/blogs/20023081/default.aspx </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>IT and Web 2.0 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://mycommunity.newport.ac.uk/blogs/michael/default.aspx </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Information posting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Health and social sciences freshers blog </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://mycommunity.newport.ac.uk/blogs/hssfreshers/default.aspx </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Environmenal events </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://mycommunity.newport.ac.uk/blogs/10093759/default.aspx </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reflective Learning </li></ul></ul>

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