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Blogsvswikis

  1. 1. PRESENTED BY: MODEANE WALKER PH.D.
  2. 2. BLOGS VS. WIKIS
  3. 3. BLOGS VS. WIKIS If we teach today as we taught yesterday, we rob our children of tomorrow. -John Dewey
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  5. 5. BLOGS VS. WIKIS Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 http://appl003.lsu.edu/slas/registrar.nsf/$Cont ent/Tutorial+for+Faculty+and+Staff?OpenDocu ment
  6. 6. BLOGS VS. WIKIS The principle goal of education is to create men and woman who are capable of doing new things, not simply repeating what other generations have done. -Jean Piaget
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  15. 15. BLOGS VS. WIKIS Expectations Graded, rubric, optional tool, assessment Writing style Formal, informal Requirements Mandatory comments twice a week Initial reactions, comment after Start Beginning of semester, before final, after midterm
  16. 16. BLOGS VS. WIKIS This is not… MySpace, Facebook
  17. 17. BLOGS VS. WIKIS Ads Trade-off for being free Here today, gone tomorrow Make sure there is a export option Free one moment, fee the next Find educational accounts (sometimes free upgrade on storage or full-service) Search and crawl Accessed through web search engines Controversial topics, maybe not?
  18. 18. BLOGS VS. WIKIS Interactive comment session Instructor posts initial comment, article, narrative, etc. Students posts comments o Reaction comments, number of comments Post hot-, trending, controversial topic, case study Moderate, moderate, moderate Each one, teach one Reverse Blog your experience with teaching, in general Study tools Question blog, quiz hints, mid-term/final exam
  19. 19. BLOGS VS. WIKIS Join forces Connect with a colleague at another university and collaborate between classes Design (web, interior, art) o Post a piece of work and have students critique State your case…the great debate! Make a statement without supporting information o Allow students to support or refute but they MUST include references
  20. 20. BLOGS VS. WIKIS Syllabus Convert assigned readings into active links Vocabulary Story Great for foreign language A-Z Everything related to your discipline Brainstorm Great for group projects!
  21. 21. BLOGS VS. WIKIS http://edublogs.org/ https://www.blogger.com/start http://home.spaces.live.com/ http://www.weebly.com/ http://www.typepad.com/ http://www.tumblr.com/ http://wordpress.com/ https://posterous.com/
  22. 22. BLOGS VS. WIKIS https://plans.pbworks.com/signup/edubasic20 http://wikisineducation.wetpaint.com/ http://www.wikispaces.com/
  23. 23. BLOGS VS. WIKIS The need to know the capital of Florida died when my phone learned the answer. Rather, the students of tomorrow need to be able to think creatively: they will need to learn on their own, adapt to new challenges and innovate on-the-fly. -Anthony Chivetta High school student in Missouri
  24. 24. BLOGS VS. WIKIS Teach the process of writing and thinking Writing is collaborative Wikis provide proof of participation through tracking Effective integration = YOU
  25. 25. BLOGS VS. WIKIS All students know technology I’m the first Wiki = engagement
  26. 26. BLOGS VS. WIKIS Blogs in Plain English http://youtu.be/NN2I1pWXjXI Wikis in Plain English http://youtu.be/-dnL00TdmLY Learning Styles Don’t Exist http://edupln.ning.com/video/video/show?id=4241570%3 AVideo%3A22752 David Wiley: Open Teaching Multiplies the Benefit but Not the Effort http://chronicle.com/blogPost/David-Wiley-Open- Teaching/7271
  27. 27. BLOGS VS. WIKIS Group Chemistry http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2009/10/02/chemist ry To blog, or not to blog (in the classroom) http://edublognology.wordpress.com/2009/03/31/to- blog-or-not-to-blog-in-the-classroom/ Blog Basics http://www.teachersfirst.com/content/blog/blogbasics.cfm Step by step: Opening doors to a class blog http://www.teachersfirst.com/content/blog/openingdoorsbl og.cfm
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