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Cloud Computing & Choosing Educational Technologies Jcep 0410

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Cloud Computing & Choosing Educational Technologies Jcep 0410

  1. 1. CHOOSING EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGIES ON AND OFF THE CLOUD Molly Immendorf Instructional Technology Specialist
  2. 2. Today’s Objectives <ul><li>Introduce you to Web 2.0 and cloud computing concepts, tips and possible pitfalls </li></ul><ul><li>Help you to pick appropriate tools for your audience and goals </li></ul>
  3. 3. Do you text message? <ul><li>Yes </li></ul><ul><li>No </li></ul>
  4. 4. Do you Facebook? <ul><li>Yes, doesn’t everybody? </li></ul><ul><li>No, it’s not for me </li></ul>
  5. 5. Do you Twitter? <ul><li>Yes- tweet, tweet! </li></ul><ul><li>No </li></ul>
  6. 6. Do you have a Google account? <ul><li>Yes </li></ul><ul><li>No </li></ul>
  7. 7. Do you read at least one blog regularly? <ul><li>Yes, I subscribe to 1 or more </li></ul><ul><li>No way </li></ul>
  8. 8. Do you have a blog? <ul><li>Yes, on fyi.uwex.edu and/or Coop Connection </li></ul><ul><li>Yes, on a third party blog server </li></ul><ul><li>Not yet </li></ul>
  9. 9. Do you use YouTube? <ul><li>Yes, for work (ex. I subscribe to the Cooperative Extension YouTube channel and/or I upload work-related videos to YouTube) </li></ul><ul><li>Yes, for personal use </li></ul><ul><li>No </li></ul><ul><li>Not yet </li></ul>
  10. 10. Web 2.0 tools <ul><li>Participatory </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative </li></ul><ul><li>Integrated, often using RSS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Real Simple Syndication </li></ul></ul>
  11. 12. Cloud computing
  12. 13. Computing on the cloud cautions <ul><li>Stability </li></ul><ul><li>Finding your content </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Accountability </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Usernames and passwords </li></ul><ul><li>Read the Terms of Service agreements </li></ul><ul><ul><li>You are personally liable </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ownership </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ability to publish </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Data breeches </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hackers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accidents </li></ul></ul>
  13. 14. Questions?
  14. 16. Choosing Educational Technologies <ul><li>Technology Teaching Tips and Tools: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://fyi.uwex.edu/edtech/ </li></ul></ul>
  15. 18. Questions to Ask <ul><li>Audience/Learners </li></ul><ul><li>Learning Objectives </li></ul><ul><li>Frequency and availability </li></ul><ul><li>Synchronous or Asynchronous </li></ul><ul><li>Self-paced or instructor-led </li></ul><ul><li>Blended possibilities </li></ul><ul><li>Archives </li></ul><ul><li>Reuse/Repurpose </li></ul><ul><li>Support availability </li></ul>
  16. 19. Synchronous Tools <ul><li>WisLine Web (web presentations) </li></ul><ul><li>MediaSite (webcasting) </li></ul><ul><li>Video Conferencing </li></ul><ul><li>WisLine (teleconferencing) </li></ul><ul><li>Skype (audio, video, chat) </li></ul><ul><li>Chat/instant messages </li></ul><ul><li>Face-to-Face meetings </li></ul>
  17. 20. Asynchronous Tools <ul><li>Desire2Learn/D2L (course management system) </li></ul><ul><li>Email/listservs </li></ul><ul><li>Distributed media (paper publications, CD, DVD, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>Websites/Web-based </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs/Twitter </li></ul><ul><li>Wikis (Google Sites) </li></ul><ul><li>Videos /audio files available online (UWEX YouTube, Podcasting, websites, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>Surveys (Zoomerang) </li></ul>
  18. 21. Instructional Design and Technology Assistance <ul><li>Help choose the correct tools and teaching methods for audience/learners, objectives, needs, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Consultation and training support </li></ul><ul><li>Connect with other service and support providers within UWEX </li></ul>
  19. 22. Questions?
  20. 23. CES WordPress Tools <ul><li>Easy website creation </li></ul><ul><li>Comments by readers, optional </li></ul><ul><li>Subscription by RSS </li></ul><ul><li>Plug-ins and templates </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Podcasting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Static pages </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Integrate other web 2.0 content like Slideshare.net </li></ul></ul><ul><li>http://fyi.uwex.edu </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Public, educational content </li></ul></ul><ul><li>http://blogs.ces.uwex.edu </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Coop Connection for internally-focused content </li></ul></ul>
  21. 27. Questions?
  22. 28. Tech Tuesdays <ul><li>Online Tools for Creating, Collaborating & Sharing PowerPoint Presentations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>April 27, 2010 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>A Podcasting Primer </li></ul><ul><ul><li>May 25, 2010 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Register at http://blogs.ces.uwex.edu/techservices/ </li></ul><ul><li>Archives at http://fyi.uwex.edu/edtech </li></ul>
  23. 29. Contact information <ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Presentation available on SlideShare.net: </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.slideshare.net/mimmendorf </li></ul>

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