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How Web 2.0 Tools can be Integrated into the Business Classroom

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Presentation given at the 2009 Iowa Business Education Association conference in Des Moines, Iowa. The session room was packed with standing room only.

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How Web 2.0 Tools can be Integrated into the Business Classroom

  1. 1. How Web 2.0 Tools can be I ntegrated into the Business Classroom Dr. Leigh E. Zeitz University of Northern Iowa DrZReflects.com tinyurl.com/webtoolsbusiness
  2. 3. Flickr.com/Andrew_Feinberg
  3. 4. <ul><li>Today’s Web </li></ul><ul><li>100 billion clicks/day </li></ul><ul><li>55 trillion links </li></ul><ul><li>2 million email/sec </li></ul><ul><li>1 million IM/sec </li></ul><ul><li>8 terrabytes/sec traffic </li></ul><ul><li>65 billion phone calls/yr </li></ul><ul><li>2 billion location nodes </li></ul><ul><li>Uses 5% of global electricity </li></ul>Kevin Kelly, 2007
  4. 5. Millennials
  5. 6. Millennials (Gen Y) <ul><li>Born 1982 – 2004 </li></ul><ul><li>Used to working in teams </li></ul><ul><li>Work well in diverse coworker situations </li></ul><ul><li>“ Can-do” attitude about tasks </li></ul><ul><li>Looking for frequent feedback. </li></ul><ul><li>Seek leadership and structure </li></ul><ul><li>Most networked generation in history </li></ul><ul><li>75,000,000 millennials joining the workforce </li></ul>
  6. 9. 21 st Century Skills
  7. 10. Content Areas <ul><li>Literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Mathematics </li></ul><ul><li>Science </li></ul><ul><li>Social Studies </li></ul><ul><li>21 st Century Skills </li></ul>
  8. 11. 21 st Century Skills <ul><li>Civic Literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Employability </li></ul><ul><li>Financial Literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Health Literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Technology Literacy </li></ul>
  9. 12. Iowa Core Curriculum
  10. 13. Financial Literacy <ul><li>Financial responsibility & planning skills </li></ul><ul><li>Manage money effectively </li></ul><ul><li>Make informed & responsible decision about debt </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluate/identify appropriate risk management </li></ul><ul><li>Plan to achieve long-term financial security </li></ul><ul><li>Understand human, cultural and societal issues related to financial literacy </li></ul>
  11. 14. Financial Literacy
  12. 15. Technology Literacy <ul><li>Creative thinking and Innovation </li></ul><ul><li>Communication and Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Research and Information Fluency </li></ul><ul><li>Critical Thinking, Problem Solving and Decision Making </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Citizenship </li></ul><ul><li>Technology Operations & Concepts </li></ul>
  13. 16. Technology Literacy
  14. 17. Question?
  15. 18. <ul><li>We need to teach our kids for their futures . . . </li></ul><ul><li>. . . not our pasts. </li></ul><ul><li>Daniel Pink </li></ul>
  16. 19. Looking for Possibilities Flicker.com/stephanie)
  17. 20. Keyboarding keyboardingresearch.org
  18. 21. Logic Inc.
  19. 22. Sounds from the Classroom www.dryden.k12.ny.us
  20. 23. Room 208 Podcasting Bobsprankle.com
  21. 24. Flat Classroom Project Flatclassroomproject.com
  22. 25. Flat Classroom Project <ul><li>Net Generation Education Project </li></ul><ul><li>Flat Classroom Project 2009-3 </li></ul><ul><li>Digiteen </li></ul><ul><li>E-Racism </li></ul>Flatclassroomproject.com
  23. 26. Personal Learning Network
  24. 27. Personal Learning Network Alec Couros http://www.scribd.com/doc/3363/Dissertation-Couros-FINAL-06-WebVersion Consumer Contributor
  25. 28. Networked Student
  26. 29. Consumer <ul><li>News </li></ul><ul><li>Weather </li></ul><ul><li>Journals </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasts </li></ul><ul><li>Search Tools </li></ul><ul><li>G-mail </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook </li></ul>
  27. 30. Contributor <ul><li>Blogging </li></ul><ul><li>Twittering </li></ul><ul><li>Bookmarking </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasting </li></ul><ul><li>Writing </li></ul><ul><li>E-mailing </li></ul><ul><li>IM-ing </li></ul><ul><li>Facebooking </li></ul>
  28. 32. Zeitz
  29. 33. Blogs Drzreflects.com
  30. 34. Diigo <ul><li>Social Bookmarking </li></ul><ul><li>Organize web Info </li></ul><ul><li>Share your findings </li></ul><ul><li>Use other’s findings </li></ul><ul><li>Produce new product </li></ul>
  31. 35. Diigo
  32. 36. Diigo <ul><li>Highlighting </li></ul><ul><li>Sticky Notes </li></ul><ul><li>Bookmark </li></ul><ul><li>Organize Bookmarks </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tags or Lists </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Webslides or RSS </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Groups </li></ul></ul>
  33. 37. Diigo
  34. 38. Remember:
  35. 39. Remember: <ul><li>Live with Courage </li></ul>
  36. 40. Remember: <ul><li>Live with Courage </li></ul><ul><li>Teach with Vision </li></ul>
  37. 41. Have Fun!!!!!

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