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Web 2 and related technology

  1. 1. Outline based on:Technology for the School LibrarianTheory and PracticeWilliam O. ScheerenSharon SmithApril 2013
  2. 2.  Makes creation of content easier Supplies interactivity technology Provides opportunities for collaboration Gives students and educators theopportunity to participate
  3. 3.  Moves from single computer to accessconnections with many computers Websites are changed into dynamicallycreated online resources Is not about data storage No longer just visited, you contributeinformation Shift from standard- based to user- based
  4. 4. The library has moved▪from:files, newspaper, and books found by index cards librarians that knew where all her books were▪to: first, having it on microfiche then, to having only one computer for librarian use now, library media centers
  5. 5.  Has video and audio in addition to text Has both synchronous andasynchronous communication Is always innovating and changing
  6. 6.  Providing a sense of activism Providing a sense of belonging Using social networking allows students toovercome social shortcomings Allowing students to contact one anotheras they see fit, 24/7 Freedom- this is why many schools ban theuse of social networks in school becausesome can handle it and some cannot
  7. 7.  Allows librarians to keep in touch withcolleagues and friends Helps a librarian to stay on top of the latesttechnology Librarians can keep up with the latest news Allows you to attend conferences virtually Lets you participate in impromptu Q/A Can act as a low-level online resource Is an ideal vehicle for posting new material
  8. 8.  Blogs are online posts arranged in reversechronological order. They can betext, graphics, video, or audio. Blogs are an example of one-to-manycommunication and can have significanteducational benefits Blogs can be accessed by any computer, cellphone, PDA’s, etc.
  9. 9.  AWiki ( whose name is a Hawaiian wordmeaning “fast” ) is a set of Web toolsthat allow two or more people to worktogether to create something in a virtualenvironment that is greater or betterthan what they could have createdindividually.
  10. 10.  A podcast is a digital recording of a radiobroadcast or similar program madeavailable on the Internet fordownloading to a personal audio player.
  11. 11.  Web 2.0 -- the upgraded and interactiveversion of theWorld-WideWeb Social Networking -- computer-mediatedcommunication environment that connectspeople for cooperation, collaboration, andinformation sharing Virtual Conferencing -- the sharing ofinformation between two or more people indifferent locations
  12. 12.  Twitter -- a free messaging service thatallows people to send and receive messages Blogs -- online logs whose posts are arrangedin reverse chronological order Wikis -- a set ofWeb tools that allow two ormore people to work together Podcasting -- a digital recording of a radiobroadcast or similar program
  13. 13.  Course Management Systems -- softwaresystems that allow teachers to manageonline instruction Virtual Sites -- virtual applications created toexplore from fun or for learning Avatars -- two or three dimensional versionof yourself to be use in virtual sites
  14. 14.  This chapter we introducedWeb 2.0.Socialnetworking, twitter, blogs, wikis, podcasting, virtual conferencing, and coursemanagement systems are all tools thatenhance the ease of use of technology. Thischapter also explored the way in whichthese tools can enhance education.