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GeoTeleWikiPodBlogCasting for Understanding Bernie Dodge, Ph.D., San Diego State University
Exciting Times! Blogging Wikis Podcasting Google Earth … new tools and a new paradigm
New Paradigm? The 2-way web User-created content Web 2.0
Overview Showcase tools and services Examine their affordances Recommend teaching strategies
Technolust Tendency to lunge after every cool new technology Temporary insanity, blindness Excitement, then disappointment
Geo Geocaching, GPS, Google Earth, etc.
Geo Affordances Visualization Spatial reasoning Linking physical world with cyberspace Concretizing
Designs for Teaching with Geotools Factual: – Where’s Waldo, California? Inquiry: – Where do cities happen? Why? – Where do they build restaurants? Why? – Where do earthquakes happen? Why? – Which way will the whale move? Why?
Designs for Teaching with Geotools Concretizing / Visualizing – Take a novel and map the path of the protagonist – Design a tour and write a chronicle
Blogs An online diary?
One Trick Pony
Du & Wagner
Blog Affordances Easy publishing Self-Expression Personality Audience Peer feedback Community of learners Chronology Reflection
Designs for Teaching with Blogs Learning Journals Collaboration with distant classrooms Role plays, solo and multi-role
Podcasting Radio 2.0?
Mr. Mayo Podcast #6
Learn Out Loud
Geography for Travelers
Podcasting Affordances Self-expression Collaboration Personality Sense of audience An actual audience Planfulness Ubiquitous learning
Designs for Teaching with Podcasts Magazine Interview with an expert Interviews on a topic Re-enactment Soundscapes
Wikis Imagine a page that anyone can edit
Wikipedia & Congress
Blogs vs Wikis Usually single author Reverse chronological structure Usually personal External links Browser-based input Usually many authors Structure determined by the content Usually objective Internal & external links Brower-based input Usually many authors Structure determined by the content Usually objective Internal & external links Brower-based input
EdGames Micropedia WebQuest Micropedia: a tightly focused reference work Applicable from elementary to grad school Assignment: ten entries, spread out among several categories