Using Web 2.0 Technologies in College
What is a web 2.0 tool• Free utility based on the web that allows you to  create, store and share information on the web• ...
What is an URL• A url – uniform resource locator is basically a web  address of any piece of information on the internet  ...
Methods To Share URL’s•   Moodle•   Blog / Website•   Email Message•   Text Message•   Paper / Hand out•   Word of mouth
Most Common Used Web      Tools in Education•   Slideshare•   Youtube•   Scribd•   Screenr•   Pinterest•   Twitterfall•   ...
1 - Slideshare• Allows you to upload and share powerpoint  presentations online• All your presentations are on your own we...
2 - Youtube• There are more videos on youtube than TV has  produced since its invention• It is possible to download videos...
3 - Scribd• Web site that allows you to share documents doc,  ppt, pdf and spreadsheets• You can upload documents and the ...
4 - Screenr• Allows you to record what you are doing on your pc  screen• Ideal for demos (how to use Moodle, how to use  w...
5 - Pinterest• Basically these are virtual pin boards that you can  add web based content• Good for sharing websites, vide...
6 - Twitterfall• Allows you to type in keywords about a subject and  tweets will appear on screen in real time• Students c...
7 – Presentme• Allows you to present a powerpoint online, with a  video of you actually presenting the powerpoint• You do ...
8 – Blogger• Allows you to create your own online Blog on any  subject• Very simple to use interface for creating online w...
9 – Polleverywhere.com• Site that allows you to create opinion polls online• Students can respond to the poll via sending ...
10 - Tinyurl• Tool online that take long urls eg.  www.stmarysblackburn.ac.uk/firefly and makes  them smaller http://tinyu...
Points to remember• Majority of students have smart phones on them  which can access websites from any location• Students ...
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Using webtools

  1. 1. Using Web 2.0 Technologies in College
  2. 2. What is a web 2.0 tool• Free utility based on the web that allows you to create, store and share information on the web• Usually free, easy to use and can be accessed from any device on the web (pc, laptop, phones or tablets)• Allows information to be access quickly and easily by the user – especially on smart phones and ipads• Most webtools store your information on their website and creates a unique url that points users to that piece of information
  3. 3. What is an URL• A url – uniform resource locator is basically a web address of any piece of information on the internet eg…• www.bbc.co.uk• www.stmarysblackburn.ac.uk• www.slideshre.net/psholmes• http://www.slideshare.net/psholmes/student-survey- slides-june-2012• Every webpage on the internet has a unique url
  4. 4. Methods To Share URL’s• Moodle• Blog / Website• Email Message• Text Message• Paper / Hand out• Word of mouth
  5. 5. Most Common Used Web Tools in Education• Slideshare• Youtube• Scribd• Screenr• Pinterest• Twitterfall• Presentme• Blogger• Polleverywhere• Tinyurl
  6. 6. 1 - Slideshare• Allows you to upload and share powerpoint presentations online• All your presentations are on your own web space (eg www.slideshare.net/psholmes) – this is searchable via google• Slideshows work brilliantly on tablets, phones and audience don’t need powerpoint to view• Users don’t have to login to view your show• Shows can be embedded or linked to on Moodle www.slideshare.net www.slideshare.net/psholmes
  7. 7. 2 - Youtube• There are more videos on youtube than TV has produced since its invention• It is possible to download videos from you tube but this is getting harder to do• Youtube works great on a smartphone with a 3g signal• Most smart phones can record video, and then upload it directly to youtube• Urls from you tube can be shared • www.youtube.com http://www.youtube.com/user/ThePsholmes
  8. 8. 3 - Scribd• Web site that allows you to share documents doc, ppt, pdf and spreadsheets• You can upload documents and the create unique collections related to a subject or lesson• This collection can then be shared (public and private) • www.scridb.com• http://www.scribd.com/collections/3676401/Pauls- Test-Collection
  9. 9. 4 - Screenr• Allows you to record what you are doing on your pc screen• Ideal for demos (how to use Moodle, how to use word etc)• You can narrate as you record• Recordings can be downloaded to be viewed offline• Recording can be viewed on Ipads, phones • http://www.screenr.com/ • http://www.screenr.com/user/psholmes
  10. 10. 5 - Pinterest• Basically these are virtual pin boards that you can add web based content• Good for sharing websites, videos and other resources – very visual• Other people can add to your board in you want them too• Users can leave comments • http://pinterest.com/ • http://pinterest.com/stmarysilt/social-media-and- resources/
  11. 11. 6 - Twitterfall• Allows you to type in keywords about a subject and tweets will appear on screen in real time• Students can add their own opinion by using their mobile phone• Good way to view opinion about current issues or subjects• You don’t need a twitter account to use it • www.twitterfall.com
  12. 12. 7 – Presentme• Allows you to present a powerpoint online, with a video of you actually presenting the powerpoint• You do need a laptop or pc with a web cam• With the free account you can create 3 presentation a month• Presentation can be viewed on an Iphone, Ipad, pc and laptop• Great tool for creating online revision lessons • http://present.me/ • http://present.me/view/18074-what-it-the-cloud
  13. 13. 8 – Blogger• Allows you to create your own online Blog on any subject• Very simple to use interface for creating online web spaces• Allows you to create a unique url for you blog• You could create your own blog for your subjects or lessons – users don’t need a login – more teachers and students are creating their own Blogs • www.blogger.com • http://smcwebtools.blogspot.co.uk/
  14. 14. 9 – Polleverywhere.com• Site that allows you to create opinion polls online• Students can respond to the poll via sending a text from their mobile phone• Students can also send comments (like twitterfall) • www.polleverywhere.com• http://www.polleverywhere.com/multiple_choice_p olls/LTM4MzI3NjQ2NQ
  15. 15. 10 - Tinyurl• Tool online that take long urls eg. www.stmarysblackburn.ac.uk/firefly and makes them smaller http://tinyurl.com/7j7tj67• Very handy when using twitter or texting • Tinyurl.com
  16. 16. Points to remember• Majority of students have smart phones on them which can access websites from any location• Students want the information in an instant – usually without logging in –students forget their login when they need it the most• A teachers own blog can still be linked from Moodle• Email is becoming less important to students – text, Facebook and sites they know are ways they are now communicate and interact

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