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  1. 1. CD200616: Internet Tools and their Applications for Teacher Librarians
  2. 2. About the Facilitators Dr. Daniel Churchill Room 116, Runme Shaw Building The University of Hong Kong Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong Email: [email_address] Web: Tel: +852 28591141
  3. 3. About this Course <ul><li>Course content and guide: </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Web2.0 as a paradigm <ul><li>W2 signifies Internet advances stimulated by (1) rising expectations of users, (2) creative efforts of industry and talented individuals, and (3) development of software and hardware </li></ul>
  5. 5. What is new in Web2.0? <ul><li>User control of information, subscribing and relationships, new forms of expression </li></ul><ul><li>Web as a point of presence, internet-mediated social environments, collective activities and community plumbing </li></ul><ul><li>Web as a platform (e.g., Microsoft and Google) </li></ul><ul><li>Science of user engagement and rich user experiences </li></ul><ul><li>Some speak of media revolution – “we the media” (Dan Gillmor), “voice of crowds”, increased democratization and new citizenship </li></ul>
  6. 6. In this course… <ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Storytelling </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing, Diggs, Recommendations, and Folksonomy </li></ul><ul><li>Wikis and Social Software </li></ul><ul><li>RSS Feeds </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasting </li></ul><ul><li>Web as aplatform applications </li></ul><ul><li>API for Mashups </li></ul><ul><li>Implications for Education </li></ul>
  7. 7. Blog, blogging, blogger, blogsphere <ul><li>Blog is web-based publication </li></ul><ul><li>No technical skills to create your own blog </li></ul><ul><li>Blog can contain text, media, links </li></ul><ul><li>There are blogs, moblogs, vlogs, audilog </li></ul><ul><li>Blogsphere is a community of bloggers </li></ul>
  8. 8. Wiki <ul><li>Wiki is social software that allows collaborative development on an article of common interest to its authors </li></ul>
  9. 9. Sharing, Diggs, Recommending, Folksonomy The Wisdom of Crowds : Why the Many Are Smarter Than the Few and How Collective Wisdom Shapes Business, Economies, Societies and Nations by James Surowiecki
  10. 10. Internet-mediated Social Activities
  11. 11. MySpace <ul><li>, it is the fastest growing site on the Internet right now </li></ul><ul><li>Over 80 million registered subscribers, and are registering 260,000 new users each day </li></ul><ul><li>More page views than all of the MSN and Google sites combined </li></ul><ul><li> is now processing 1.5 Billion page views per day </li></ul><ul><li>78% of site members are over 18 and under 40 </li></ul><ul><li>From more statistics check: </li></ul><ul><ul><li> or </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. RSS Feeds and Aggregators <ul><li>Really Simple Syndication is a form of syndication in which a section of a website is made available for other sites to use </li></ul><ul><li>RSS Feeds -- provide an updated list of content from a site </li></ul><ul><li>This originated with news and blog sites but is increasingly used to syndicate any information. </li></ul><ul><li>Aggregator can subscribe to a feed, check for new content at user-determined intervals, and retrieve the content </li></ul>
  13. 13. RSS and Aggregators
  14. 14. Podcasting <ul><li>Method of distributing audio programs or video over the Internet for playback on mobile devices and personal computers </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasts are distributed using either the RSS or Atom syndication formats. </li></ul>
  15. 15. API for Mashups Source: Most Popular Meshups:
  16. 16. Open Source <ul><li>Open source </li></ul><ul><li>Syndications, design for hackability and remixability </li></ul><ul><li>Systems that gets better when more people are using it (and improving it) </li></ul>
  17. 17. Mobile Web 2.0
  18. 18. Implications for Education <ul><li>A large number of our students will be coming to our classes with expectations of technology aligned with Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Unless we give attention to Web 2.0 development, we will encounter students who have expectations that are incompatible with our own thinking and the ways we integrate technology </li></ul><ul><li>It is also a danger that unless we accommodate Web 2.0 developments in our teaching, we might find ourselves producing students unable to function in the Web 2.0-literate world outside. </li></ul>
  19. 19. Implications for Education <ul><li>Re-conceptualizing technology integration </li></ul><ul><li>New forms of Assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Internet-mediated social environments and what does it mean to collaborate </li></ul><ul><li>Resources Sharing and Community Plumbing of teachers and student </li></ul><ul><li>New generations of LMS, no LMS or Modules – blog, wiki, P2P, content management, personal space for RSS </li></ul><ul><li>Emerging content design models based on data remixing, interactive visualization,… </li></ul>
  20. 20. Activities for Today <ul><li>Set up a community blog to be used as your digital portfolio (3 to 4 people). I recommend using </li></ul><ul><li>Write your first reflection on Web 2.0, tell us about your experience in using Web 2.0 tool </li></ul><ul><li>Develop few PowerPoint slides to introduce yourself and other group members. Display the slides in your blog from http://www. slideshare .net </li></ul>