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1 Bishop’s Inservice Day Introduction to Web 2.0 Tools Prepared By: James Deck 1 August 2008

2 About NGE Toowoomba based company Operating since 2004 Specialising in: –Custom web and desktop applications –Offsite backup –IT consulting Owners of:

3 Relationship to CEO Provide a subsidised website offer for schools So far have done sites for: –St. Thomas More’s –Sacred Heart Primary –Holy Name –Our Lady of Lourdes –St. Joseph’s (Millmerran) –St. Mary’s (Goondiwindi) –St. Patrick’s (St. George)

4 About Me Lived in Australia for five years Lived in Toowoomba, working for NGE, for three years Previously spent several years with the Red Deer Catholic Regional Division in Canada –11 elementary schools, 8 middle schools, and 4 high schools –Pioneers in online distance education and video conferencing –http://www.rdcrd.ab.cahttp://www.rdcrd.ab.ca Mum is in education

5 About Caters to small businesses (and schools!) Create dynamic websites that you can update yourself –Each CEO school is able to log in regularly and put: Newsletters Links pertinent to the curriculum Information for prospective students Government required information Whatever else they like! Established July 1 of this year to provide better customer service for different sized clients

6 Topics Today What is Web 2.0? Blogs (or web log) –Online journals that are quick and easy to update –Eg. Blogspot.com, Livejournal.com, Wordpress.com Wikis –Online collaborative encyclopaedias that are edited by users –The largest being YouTube –Online video sharing

7 What you’ll need Access to your inbox to confirm accounts –Eg. CEO mail, Hotmail, Gmail –Does everyone have an address to use? You can download this presentation from our website

8 What is Web 2.0? Let’s use Wiki! Doesn’t define a particular technology or feature set Refers to the trend for new websites to use more interactive and fluid Generally refers to sites focusing on collaboration and social networking Google was a major instigator –Google Maps vs. Whereis, Gmail vs. Hotmail

9 Blogs Various sites General sites vs. specialised Private vs. Public

10 WordPress The tool we’ll be using Reasons for my choice –Easy to get up and running –Hosted for free Let’s get started!

11 Answer the questions! Enter your name, a username and password Your Blog’s address will be: Create new Post

12 Wikis Self-hosted vs. “Wiki Farms” Private vs. Public in reading, commenting, and writing In education –Increase student engagement –Increase parent engagement –Build resource base –Share resources amongst staff

13 Public Wikis as a resource Wikipedia How it works Data integrity History of disputes Looking things up using search Looking things up using direct link: –http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CamelCasehttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CamelCase Participating

14 pbwiki The tool we’ll be using Reasons for my choice –Easy to get up and running –Hosted for free –Specialised Wikis for education Let’s get started!

15 Creating a page Click on “Create a page” Name the page –Use “CamelCase” which is: Capital letters for each word No spaces ThisIsAnExampleOfAReallyLongCamelCasePageName –Type some text, change formatting –Insert links, etc –Click save Link will be:

16 YouTube A pioneer in online video due to: –Media player technology Quick to download Platform independent Truly inline (doesn’t play in Windows Media Player) –Being free!!! –Promoting and facilitating sharing Let’s get started! –http://www.youtube.com

17 Viewing Existing Videos Very simple Use search terms to locate videos Use the recommendations on the right-hand side to find related videos

18 Create an account Add Subscriptions Uploading a video ing and sharing Embedding in a website

19 Summary This presentation will be available from: –http://www.nge.com.auhttp://www.nge.com.au –Click Resources > Technical Articles My address is My phone number is (07)


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