Blogs, Podcasts, Wikis New tools to support eLearning, Communities of Practice, and Performance Support Rick Darby Director of Learning Technology Orkin.
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Blogs, Podcasts, Wikis New tools to support eLearning, Communities of Practice, and Performance Support Rick Darby Director of Learning Technology Orkin University Rollins, Inc.
Objectives What are blogs, podcasts and wikis? How they can create a blended learning strategy Importance of interactivity and networking with other users
But within this Context: Internet vs Intranet the corporate environmental difference
Corporate Blog Survey Raise your hand if your company has a corporate blog. What is participation like on them? None …… ……. High
Key Parts of a Blog Updateable, chronological “story” Easy reader response Uploadable, shareable files Update Notification
Blogs “…a website where entries are commonly displayed in reverse chronological order.” - Wikipedia
Internet Examples vs Intranet Examples FeatureInternetIntranet Updateable, chronological “story” Wordpress, Blogger Sharepoint, Teamroom, Word Easy reader response BloggerSharepoint Uploadable, shareable files Ning, Facebook, MS Groups, Yahoo Groups Sharepoint Update Notification Blog sites using RSS Outlook or Email notification
Podcasts “… a collection of digital media files which is distributed over the Internet using syndication feeds for playback on portable media players and personal computers.”digital mediaInternet syndicationfeedsportable media playerspersonal computers - Wikipedia
Podcast: Internet Example vs Intranet Example FeatureInternetIntranet Media file distribution iTunesIntranet page Notification method RSSEmail
Wiki “…software that allows users to create, edit, and link web pages easily.”softwarelink - Wikipedia
Wikis – New Corporate Frontier Internet –Wikipedia –WikiWikiWeb –Memory Alpha –Wikitravel –World66 Intranet Examples –Cisco –Polycom –Lifesize –Teliris
What is the Importance of Collaboration in Learning?
Learning Curve Competence time Novice Competent Expert Training Technologies Collaboration Technologies Adapted from iXL presentations
Some References www.asp101.comGuestbook, dir_list, weblog code http://www.webwizguide.com/kb/asp_tut orials/installing_iis_winXP_pro.asp How to install IIS on XP PRO www.textpad.comHtml text editor www.freeaspupload.netFree upload code http://c4lpt.co.uk/Directory/Tools/bloggin g.html Outside the firewall blogging tools http://www.forbes.com/bow/b2c/review.jh tml?id=7262 Review of outside blogging tools www.rollyourownblog.com