•YouTube (education )•Wikis (education )•Twitter (Project management)Emerging Technologies in Business ITECH6214Emerging Technologies in Education & projectmanagementSubmitted to : Dr.Jizhong (Jim) WuSubmitted by : AymanChalak
Outline ( YouTube in education ) Definition of YouTube Purpose of YouTube YouTube (video explain the role of YouTube in school) Advantages of the YouTube YouTube used in Education The impact of using this technology in education and teachings YouTube used at university Of Lowa (example 1) Google Science Fair : Another World ( example 2) References
Definition of YouTube: Type of web 2.0 new media . Users are able to upload , view and share video clips A recent average of 65000 uploads and 100 millions videos has beenviewed daily on YouTube (Goodwin’s johns , 2009). YouTube Videos can be of different types like animation , footages ofpublic events , personal recording ,etc. Informational , personal videos are to be considered .It allows the userto post and tag videos ,monitor those who posted by others , postcomments and participate in groups. Other features of YouTube are that users are able to view the profiles ofothers who have posted or commented on the videos.
Purpose of YouTube: Fun, entertainment and feedback Educational purpose The educational goal of using the YouTube is the followings : Improvement .e.g “ posting videos of students performing scienceexperiments to be shared with other students . Tool to inform , criticize , comment and analyze . Example : Children currently in K–12 schools were born into a digital ageand are Growing up with technology like computers and the Internettransforming from obsolete system into visual tools such as photography, icons , videos etc …… (Duffy, 2008) The use of YouTube by lecturer for explaining lectures to students atuniversity
YouTube (video explain the role ofYouTube in education): Schools (2011, December 6). YouTube for Schools: Join the GlobalClassroom Today. Retrieved 30/03/13 fromhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NegRGfGYOwQ
Advantages of YouTubein education First of all, YouTube is a powerful educationaland motivational tool . Secondly, it is a mean of achieving learning objectives and goals . Then, it is an Effective instructional video that is not television – tostudent instruction but teacher to student instruction (Duffy 2008). Moreover, YouTube is used to teach students within an ESL course frominstructed videos to online space Finally, YouTube is an effective catalyst and facilitator for classroomdiscussion and analysis.
YouTube in education Used as a Teaching Resource The video can serve as model for classroom activities and discussion Used as springboard for classroom activities particularly in socialstudies . Used for debates and competitions Provide lesson plan ideas for the teachers Teachers benefit from effective methods available onYouTube for the goal of improving teaching ways . Teachers Posting innovative ideas to other on YouTube SO , YouTube has its root in social networking and sharing . As an example , the animation video of kindergarten curriculum , ateacher conducting a lesson on current events through the use of newsmedia like YouTube .These videos can be replayed and easy to beaccessible by the school . The goal is to refresh the understanding of the lesson ideas as needed .
The impact of using this technology ineducation and teachings: Students ability to watch educational videos uploaded by teachers inshort segments Used for notes takings skills . [ Takes notes on the first viewing thenrewind , replay and check them .It can be done collectively orindividually according to class discussion session ] YouTube allows the students to temporary stop the tape and explain abit what is going on to the tutors then after pausing the video . Studentswill be able to proceed in explanation. Using the audio video by the students during presenting his work tolecturer to describe what is on the screen audio-visually YouTube facilitates in adding an experimental component to the lesson . Activities can be done prior viewing and to provide backgroundinformation to identify new vocabulary words or to introduce the topicwell.
YouTube used at university Of Lowa:(example 1) EDU „s feature of YouTube has been used by university of lowa . concerned in video channels developed by colleges and universities. using this technology to offer distribution of audio and video toaudiences around the world . aid Lowa‟s education , research and services by sharing its mediacontent . general information about University of Iowa people and programs,recordings of lectures or events, UI podcasts, historic or archivalcontent, and more. In terms of charge, students are able to watch the lectures and thevents online without any charge.
Google Science Fair : Another World“ example 2 “ 3 Spanish guys who have worked a lot to know much more about waterand the microorganisms that live in Spain. The YouTube has been used as a tool for explaining this innovation . it is displayed for the public to share the info and get this knowledge http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=88D1teLvZE8
References Duffy (2008) , engaging the YouTube Google-eyed Generation: strategies forusing web 2.0 in teaching and learning .The electronic journal of e-learning6(2) :119-130 Godwin-Jones, R. (2007 ) .digital video update: YouTube, flash, highdefinition .Http://www.allbusiness.com/technology/4051526-1.html University Relations .Youtube EDU .Retrieved from University of Lowa.Website: http://rdc.libguides.com/content.php?pid=51657&sid=379142 Schools (2011, December 6). YouTube for Schools: Join the GlobalClassroom Today. Retrieved 30/03/13 fromhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NegRGfGYOwQ Google (2013, January 2 ).Google Science Fair :Another World .Retrieved30/03/013 from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=88D1teLvZE8 Mayora, C. (2009). Using YouTube to encourage authentic writing in the EFLclass- rooms.TESL Reporter ,42 (1), 1–12. Troy Jones & Kristen Cuthrell (2011): YouTube: Educational Potentials andPitfalls,Computers in the Schools, 28:1, 75-85
Outline : ( wikis in education ) Definition of wikis Purpose of wikis How the technology will be used in school Wikis features in education Example of using this technology in education Benefits of wikis in education References
wikis Wikis are part of the emerging Web 2.0 technology. David (2007) defines the term “Web 2.0” as a “generation of web basedofferings . Designed for the goal of collaboration and encouragement of interactiveactivities” (p. 64). Web 2.0 technologies like wikis include photo and video sharingdevices, podcasting, wikis, blogs, as well as other social software.
The purpose of wikis: Provide an easy to use Web based supporting documents prepared bythe public or authorized users These documents will be accessed or available online for users forpersonal interests, for educational purposes or to research a subject.
How the technology can be used inSchool ? Create online text for your classroom Try creating an experience online notesthat happened in your own adventure students use a wiki to publish informationabout a topic that they are investigating orsearching about Creation an online profile for your school Creation of digital portfolios for students and teachers Creation of collaborative opportunities between classes across theschool and across the world
Educational Features Pbwiki:it can increase student engagement using safe online wiki. Students cancreate an online presence without having to wait for IT to make an easy-to-update space Wet paint:“ click and type “ websites that are easy to start and even easier to expand.An invitation can be send to anyone to like adding photos , links , and othercontent to your wet paint site .In order to add or edit the contents m a featurein wet paint called easy edit button is used to activate an editing toolbarsimilar to what you‟d see programs like MS words Mint ouch Deki Wiki:it is a free open source wiki and application platform for communities andenterprises .It is a sophisticated wiki for organizing and sharing contents.Deki Wiki is also a platform for creating collaborative applications, or addingwiki capabilities to existing applications.
Example of using the technology inschools Tastech Wiki created by Sue Wyatt and her class in Tasmania Soreltas wikis is another wiki created by sue wyatt and her students. Checkout the entries by the students who were researching the area where theylive. 4schools 1 planet an cluster wide wiki created by teachers and students inthe Williamstown Environmental Cluster in Melbourne, Victoria Waterways wikis : this is a group of students Moturoa Classroom fromAppleby School who have created a wiki on waterways Primary Math wikis : this is an example of young students and theirteachers collaborating and sharing their understandings about maths in thereal world
Benefits of Wikis in Education Easy to use Gather Internet resources Learn from your peers Deeper engagement with the course material Out-of-classroom / Asynchronous learning Flexibility and scalability
References David, C. (2007, April) Working With the Web. University Business,10(4) 64-68.Retrieved April 10, 2008, from Academic Search Premier. Wikipedia : definition of wiki http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wiki Masters Course in Cultural Hybridity and Discourses of Culture, MartinIrvine, Georgetown Universityhttp://www.metapedia.com/wiki/index.php?title=Main_PageStudentsdeveloped most of the content of this wiki.
Outline : ( Twitter in project management ) Twitter Definition Purpose of twitter: Twitter video in education Using the Twitter (technology) in education Using the twitter in Project management Advantages of this technology (twitter) References
Twitter Online service that allows you to share updates with other users byanswering one simple question: "What are you doing?” For using the twitter, an account must be created Once created, you can search for the people to follow Once you add or follow the people, their most recent posts or what wecalled “tweets “will show up on your twitter home page Likewise, our latest tweets will be showed up on the home pages ofpeople who have decided to follow us.
Purpose of twitter The possibility of communication with huge amount of people, allowinganyone to be a main participant in the internet
Twitter video in education Twitter (2009, May 2).The Twitter Experiment – Twitter in classroom.Retrieved 30/03/013 fromhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=6WPVWDkF7U8#!
Using the Twitter (technology) ineducation: Tweet about upcoming due dates or assignments.Teachers can set up or use twitter in classroom involving the use offeed exclusively related to due dates, tests and quizzes Class discussion between the students - students from side andthe teachers- students from other side Provide the class with a running news feed Create a career listCreate a list of feeds relevant to their career goals . Coordinate assignments.Students can use Twitter to collaborate on different projects andkeep a quick reference on any changes Connect with the community.Partner up with local government or charitable organizations by usingthe twitter for that purpose
Using the Twitter (technology) ineducation – continue 1 Follow the issuesUsing the hash tags in order to discuss complicated issues that arisebetween different points of views Write a story or poemWriting poem or story of 140 character as maximum or it can be writtenin many chunks in order to produce a full story or poem , because as weknow that the twitter allows to write 140 character as maximum .that iswhy the chunks is the solution for writing full story in the twitter .
Using the Twitter (technology) ineducation – continue 2 Live tweet field trips.Enables the parents to follow their students along with class field tripson the twitter by let them engage and check about their student‟sactivities. Ask questions.Twitter is used as a way for students to keep a running stream ofquestions going during lectures. Take and share notes.Twitter allows students to tweet their own notes during lessons andshare with their peers – perhaps even printing them out for home use ifthey do not have internet access Post sample questions.Twitter enable tutors to post up sample questions for upcoming examsfor students to research and consider without ever having to put downtheir computers. Make recommendations.Teachers enjoy the idea of using Twitter to discuss films anddocumentaries or books to check out at home.
Using the twitter in Projectmanagement Hash tagsCreation of hash tag for the project especially if it is inlong term perspective .As an example , the project is about installation and designing of ITnetwork for ABC Bank .First of all , creation of a tag like #IT BankABC.The team tweets will be public and can be seen by others. Whensharing and managing the information, the tweets shouldn‟t discloseanything confidential . Protected Tweets- Create a twitter account for your project and protect all the tweets.the followings is the way on how to protect the tweets :- Go to twitter account- Click settings and then check “ protect my tweets “ under tweetsprivacy . MeetingsDifferent meetings occur , some of your team may e located indifferent areas or regions throughout the world .having a data show inthe meeting room showing the hash tag for the project will be grateful tokeep everyone in touch with the meeting and to check whether anyoneattending virtually has any question related to the projectMohammad ( 2010 )
Advantages of twitter Getting in touch with friends and strangers learn about new products Keep you updated with current and breaking news. Express yourself freely Sending messages online via twitter letting others to know about andcheck the message Great place for self-promotion. Waste of Time and make money via using the twitter by promoting thegoods and services. Twitter enables users to connect and to find celebrities for the goal ofinteraction and communication Find customers online for your services or businesses You cannot onlygenerate lead, but you can convert the lead into the productivity. Broadcasting your voice to the world so the twitter is the solution. Used for expressing opinions
References Twitter (2009, May 2).The Twitter Experiment – Twitter in classroom.Retrieved 30/03/013 fromhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=6WPVWDkF7U8#! Mohammed (August 1, 2010). Twitter for ProjectManagement.Altaeeblog .retrieved 30/03/2013 fromhttp://altaeeblog.com/twitter-for-project-management/ Lalitbhojwani (May 5, 2012).Advantages of using twitter .Retrieved30/03/2013 from http:// http://expertscolumn.com/content/20-advantages-using-twitter