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ACSI WIKI PRESENTATION

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ACSI WIKI PRESENTATION

  1. 1. Mary E. Jones, Ph.D. Northwest Nazarene University
  2. 2. HOW CAN WE HELP OUR STUDENTS LEARN? HOW DO WE REACH THEM? http://www.teachertube.com/viewVideo.php?video_id=448&title=Pay_Attention
  3. 3. Did you Know? Data on Society, Technology, & Education in the 21st Century <ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cL9Wu2kWwSY </li></ul>
  4. 4. What is a Wiki? http://www.teachersfirst.com/content/wiki /
  5. 5. How to create a Wiki… http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-dnL00TdmLY
  6. 6. How do you want this wiki to work for you and your students?
  7. 7. WIKIS 101
  8. 8. Wiki Examples <ul><li>www.wikipedia.org </li></ul><ul><li>http://wikieducator.org/Main_Page (Free wiki training online) </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.teachersfirst.com/content/wiki </li></ul><ul><li>www.wikispaces.org </li></ul><ul><li>http://wikis.engrade.com/help_new (*) </li></ul><ul><li>http://wikisineducation.wetpaint.com/ </li></ul>
  9. 9. Wikispaces <ul><li>http://www.wikispaces.com/site/for/teachers </li></ul>
  10. 10. Wikispaces for Teachers <ul><li>http://www.wikispaces.com/site/for/teachers/ </li></ul><ul><li>Create an Account and then Create a Wiki </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Edit This Page: Text, Numbers & Bullets, Links, Images, Embeding, Tables, and More... </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wiki Text: http://help.wikispaces.com/wikitext </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Discussion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>History </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Notifications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create a New Page </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Edit Navigation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Manage Wiki (just the highlights... ) </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Free Online Applets <ul><li>Applets are small programs which allow users to do a specific assignment. Here is one example from MathTools online: Chameleon Graphic Java Applet (not all are free and some organizations may want you to sign up for their site) </li></ul>
  12. 12. Attention to your Mission
  13. 13. What do you add to your wiki?
  14. 14. Free Information Sources… <ul><li>ACSI.org offers resources on School Leadership, blogs, forums, </li></ul><ul><li>FREE NEWSLETTERS ( www.edweek.org ) </li></ul><ul><li>Fundraising Opportunities ( http://k12grants.org/fund_raise.htm ) </li></ul><ul><li>Survey your community members, staff, parents, or church members free – ( www.surveymonkey.com ) </li></ul>
  15. 15. TOP TEN APPS <ul><li>Google Applications for Educators and Students http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kJT3pagjd8s </li></ul><ul><li>Open Office: Openoffice.org (open source Microsoft Word program with its own version of Word, Excel, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>Sumatra PDF (open source PDF viewer) </li></ul><ul><li>Moodle: ( Moodle Open Source Learning Mgt System) </li></ul><ul><li>Wikis, Wikipedia , Wikispaces, Wikieducator.org </li></ul><ul><li>Audacity (open source audio editor and recorder ) </li></ul><ul><li>Avidemux (open source video editor) </li></ul><ul><li>Jing: ( Jing will record screen and audio activity on your computer – free; and create AVI video files using its built-in SWF producer for a small fee) </li></ul><ul><li>DropBox ( www.dropbox.com ) </li></ul><ul><li>Toobla – (File sharing site – www.toobla.com) </li></ul>
  16. 16. Contact Information <ul><li>Dr. Mary Jones, Director of the online Teaching & Learning Graduate Program Northwest Nazarene University 623 S University Blvd., Nampa, Idaho 83686 (208)467-8458 [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>www.nnu.edu/tl </li></ul><ul><li>8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (MST).   </li></ul>

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