Web 2.0 for Learning

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  • 1. Web 2.0 for Learning e-Learning Workshops for Students Mike Chui mikechui@ied.edu.hk Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology (LTTC) http://www.ied.edu.hk/lttc

2. Todays Agenda What is Web 2.0? How to catch the opportunities of Web 2.0? What are the impacts on education? Sharing of Web 2.0 technologies (hands-on) Q & A + Survey 3. What is Web 2.0? Not a new Internet Interactive information sharing Interoperability User-centered design and collaboration on the World Wide Web 24/7 ability to produce, communicate, collaborate, share, store, network and learn 4. Prosumer + Folksonomy Prosumer Producer + Consumer Professional Consumer Folksonomy Using user-defined labels or tags to organize andshare information Folk classification 5. 1. Delicious It is a social bookmarking site Go to http://delicious.com/ 6. 1. Delicious (cont) Suppose you want to know more about e-portfolios, so how can you make use of Delicious? How many bookmarks are related to e-portfolios? How can you relate the searched bookmarks to higher education? How many bookmarks did you get? 7. 1. Delicious (cont) How can I save the bookmarks? 8. 1. Delicious (cont) What are the differences between using Deliciousand adding as My Favourite? 9. 2. SlideShare It is an online presentation sharing space Go to http://www.slideshare.net/ Click on Signup How can I upload a PowerPoint file? How can I allow people download my presentation? What are the benefits and drawbacks of usingonline presentation tool? 10. 3. Really Simple Syndication (RSS) It benefits publishers by letting the subscribers to get the syndicated content automatically Subscribers Web siteblog RSS feeds feeds 11. 3.1 How to subscribe a RSS feed (with iGoogle) Go to http://www.google.com.hk/ig You may select a theme Click on See your page button 12. 3.1 How to subscribe a RSS feed (with iGoogle) You may delete some unwanted gadgets 13. 3.1 How to subscribe a RSS feed (with iGoogle) Click on Add Stuff () 14. 3.1 How to subscribe a RSS feed (with iGoogle) Click on Open a new Internet browser page Go to http://www.mingpao.com/ Click on RSS button Select your favourite category and copy the .xmllink 15. 3.1 How to subscribe a RSS feed (with iGoogle) Go back the box Paste the copied URL: http://inews.mingpao.com/rss/INews/gb.xml Click on button 16. 4. Subscribe a blog (Using iGoogle) Click on Add Stuff () Click on Enter http://educator.viviti.com Click on button 17. 5. Wikispaces It facilitates collaborative writing and tracking history of editions Go to http://www.wikispaces.com/ 18. 5. Wikispaces (cont) Click on Get Started button 19. 5. Wikispaces (cont) Fill in the required fields 20. 5. Wikispaces (cont) http://ictlearner.wikispaces.com/ 21. 5. Wikispaces (cont) Click on Edit button to start editing the homepage 22. 5. Wikispaces (cont) Click on Manage Wiki > Invite People to engageyour friends in editing the page 23. More Webapps to try http://creately.com/ (an online diagramming application) http://photofunia.com/ (an online photo editing tool) http://bubbl.us/ (for brainstorming) http://text-to-speech.imtranslator.net/speech.asp (for learning pronunciation of different languages) 24. References http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Web_2.0 http://www.vanderwal.net/folksonomy.html http://www.eryi.org/SearchEngines/rss-feeds-power.html http://rss.softwaregarden.com/aboutrss.html