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1 Web 2.0 Tools for Learning Teaching the Net Generation: Curriculum, Pedagogy and the Challenge of 21 st Century Learning 10 to 11 September  Cebu City, Philippines Amelia T. Buan September 11, 2008

2 Our session will focus on What is Web 2.0? What are the benefits of Web 2.0 to teaching and learning? What are wikis, blogs,media sharing, Google Docs and social bookmarking? How can we use wikis, blogs, media sharing, Google Docs, and social bookmarking work for learning? Teaching the Net Generation: Curriculum, Pedagogy and the Challenge of 21 st Century Learning

3 Collaboration a process where two or more people work together to complete a task Team CreationIdea Generation Decision making Evaluation and Recap

4 What is Web 2.0 ? The use of interactive technology that aims to enhance creativity, information sharing and collaboration among users.

5 In a Web 2.0 environment, users can work together and share responsibilities collaborate with peers, experts and community members monitor and keep track contributions use varied kinds of technology to conduct research, communicate and create knowledge

6 WIKI A "wiki" is a type of website that allows all users to edit content. collaborative Web sites that can be set up to be edited by anyone or only designated users

7 WIKIs in the classroom can be used as a collaborative writing tool

8 WIKIs in the classroom can be used in providing scaffolding materials

9 WIKIs in the classroom broadens thinking of the students and engage them to put more time into a project

10 BLOGs A "blog", abbreviated word for weblog, is a web-based journal where people publish their thoughts and opinions on the Internet. are used to share information and opinions with readers and to solicit feedback and discussion.

11 Blogs in the classroom Students keep their diaries or journals in the form of a Blog

12 Blogs in the classroom Teachers gather, organize and share current information

13 Blogs in the classroom Provide comments or feedback to each blog post

14 Online Collaborative Websites allow individuals to create or upload documents to the Web where they can then be edited using familiar formatting tools

15 Google Docs Web-based Word Processor, Spreadsheet and Presentation application offered by Google. It allows users to create and edit documents online while collaborating in real-time with other users.

16 Google Docs in the classroom Create documents, spreadsheets and presentations online Share and collaborate in real time Users can be notified of changes Open documents are automatically saved

17 Media Sharing is a social network with platform and diversified interfaces that allows users to upload, compress, distribute images, texts, audio, video and other applications.

18 Media Sharing in the classroom Easy to create, share media and discuss with everyone in the network

19 Media Sharing in the classroom Easy to give feedback and discuss postings

20 Media Sharing in the classroom Automatically notify people when you put a new media.

21 Social Bookmarking Bookmarking is the practice of saving the address of a Web site you wish to visit in the future on your computer. Social Bookmarking saving bookmarks to a public Web site and “tagging” them with keywords.

22 Social Bookmarking in the classroom ways of organizing information and categorizing resources develop a unique structure of keywords to define resources simplifies the distribution of reference lists, papers, and other resources among peers or students.

23 Drawbacks of Web 2.0 Tools Content must be edited online. People may contribute inappropriate content Content can be lost if you revert to a previous version

24 Web 2.0 the age of engagement Communicate Connect Create Contribute

25 Web 2.0 supports the 21 st Century Learning Framework Source:

26 Wiki Sites Wikispaces* 2 GB of storage. Public or protected (only members can edit). Full-featured wikis (no ads, ability for private wikis for only members’ use, custom themes) for education are free (limited to 100,000 educators). Those with satellite Internet cannot view wiki pages on this site. Peanut Butter Wiki* No ads, password-protected, 5 GB of storage, public or private, a password is always required to make edits, design templates, custom Web addresses. Ad-supported free wiki. Easy editing of pages, automatic creation of left-hand navigation, allows up to 1 GB of storage for files/pictures, can add your own logo. Upgrade for $60/year. Upgraded version has no ads, allows 10 GB of data, and the wiki can be made public or private (log in required to view the site).

27 Blog Sites Blogger* Customizable templates and drag-and-drop system lets you easily decide how your page will look and exactly where your posts, profiles,archives and other parts of your blog should live on the page. Create an account, name your blog, choose a template, and start blogging. Edublogs* Templates and easy-to-use formatting. Create your own ad-free, fully-featured WordPress blog. Upload up to 25MB of images, audio, documents, presentations, or other digital material you want to share. Choose from over 60 different themes. Learner Blogs* Free blogs for school students. Ad-free, fully-featured WordPress blogs. Wordpress* You can have group blogs with multiple authors who are allowed to post or contribute. Basic text editor for easy formatting. You can upload your own photos or easily include images from other services like Flickr or Photobucket. Includes an inline spell-checker that makes it easy to proof your posts.

28 Social Bookmarking Sites* One of the more popular social bookmarking sites. The primary use of is to store bookmarks online, which allows access to your bookmarks from any computer, as well as the ability to add bookmarks from other users. Use tags to organize and remember your bookmarks. Diigo* Besides saving "favorite" Web sites online, users can highlight, clip (highlighted portions of any Web page are clipped and collected centrally, which can be shared and searched), and add sticky-notes to any Web page.

29 References Caldwell, Doug “Classroom Blogs and Wikis accesed at http://my- on August 16, 2008http://my- Huffaker, David (2004) The educated blogger: Using weblogs to promote literacy in the classroom accessed at August 16, 2008 Jones, Badi How to Start a Blogaccesed at on August 14, 2008 Liter, Hall Lani 2006, “Wiki Collaboration Across the Curriculum” accessed at on August 17, 2008 Curriculum Materials Information Services Blogs in Education accessed at on August 16, 2008 Intel Teach Essential Course “Communicating the World though the Internet” Module 3, Activity 5 accessed at on Augus 29, 2008

30 References Videos LeFever, Lee (2008) accessed at on August 17, 2008 Blogs in Plain English Google Docs in Plain English Social Bookmarking in Plain English Wikis in Plain English

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