Presentation on theme: "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,"— Presentation transcript:
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
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
Collaboration a process where two or more people work together to complete a task Team CreationIdea Generation Decision making Evaluation and Recap
What is Web 2.0 ? The use of interactive technology that aims to enhance creativity, information sharing and collaboration among users.
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
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
WIKIs in the classroom can be used as a collaborative writing tool
WIKIs in the classroom can be used in providing scaffolding materials
WIKIs in the classroom broadens thinking of the students and engage them to put more time into a project
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.
Blogs in the classroom Students keep their diaries or journals in the form of a Blog
Blogs in the classroom Teachers gather, organize and share current information
Blogs in the classroom Provide comments or feedback to each blog post
Online Collaborative Websites allow individuals to create or upload documents to the Web where they can then be edited using familiar formatting tools
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.
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
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.
Media Sharing in the classroom Easy to create, share media and discuss with everyone in the network
Media Sharing in the classroom Easy to give feedback and discuss postings
Media Sharing in the classroom Automatically notify people when you put a new media.
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.
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.
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
Web 2.0 the age of engagement Communicate Connect Create Contribute
Web 2.0 supports the 21 st Century Learning Framework Source:
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. wik.is 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).
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.
Social Bookmarking Sites del.icio.us One of the more popular social bookmarking sites. The primary use of del.icio.us 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.
References Caldwell, Doug “Classroom Blogs and Wikis accesed at ecoach.com/online/webresourcelist.php?rlid=4992 on August 16, 2008http://my- ecoach.com/online/webresourcelist.php?rlid=4992 Huffaker, David (2004) The educated blogger: Using weblogs to promote literacy in the classroom accessed at August 16, Jones, Badi How to Start a Blogaccesed at on August 14, 2008http://www.howtostartablog.org/ Liter, Hall Lani 2006, “Wiki Collaboration Across the Curriculum” accessed at on August 17, Curriculum Materials Information Services Blogs in Education accessed at on August 16, Intel Teach Essential Course “Communicating the World though the Internet” Module 3, Activity 5 accessed at on Augus 29, 2008
References Videos LeFever, Lee (2008) accessed at on August 17, 2008http://www.commoncraft.com/ Blogs in Plain English Google Docs in Plain English Social Bookmarking in Plain English Wikis in Plain English