Learn what the differences are among ePortfolios, wikis, and blogs to best decide where you might use these web 2.0 tools. Get your students connected through their work and collaborating online.
1. Wikis, Blogs, & e-Portfolios Presented by Jordan Epp & Jeanette McKee, CCDE IDs, and Guest Presenter:Chris Lambert Coordinator Library & Instructional Resources, CCDE May 14, 2010
Learn about Wikis, Blogs, and ePortfolios.
View examples of each.
Discuss the potential uses of the Web 2.0 tools.
Practice using some of the tool features.
3. What is a Wiki?
(n.) A collaborative Web site comprises the perpetual collective work of many authors. Similar to a blog in structure and logic, a wiki allows anyone to edit, delete or modify content that has been placed on the Web site using a browser interface, including the work of previous authors.
Videoclip:Wikis in Plain English
4. What is a Wiki? Video produced byCommon Craft Wikis in Plain English 5. Features of Wikis
Edit this page allows users to add content, change existing content, and have these changes tracked
What You See Is What You Get
Allows for file upload, images, movies, embedded links, audio, and page creation.
6. Examples of Wikis
USask Wiki Dashboard Confluence
Wikis and U(slc)
where is it:www.wiki.usask.ca/
scroll down to Spaces
Home space for Wikis and U(slc)
7. Examples of Wikis
Some Pages of Interest
when to use ablog vs. wiki
advantage or disadvantage
who can see and contribute to my U of S wiki
At the bottom of each wiki page is an option to comment - try one
To create pages on this wiki, provide your NSID to Chris at the end of the session
8. Discussion about Wikis Some suggested collaborations or uses of a wiki within USLC or CCDE how many of you have a wiki? do your students use wikis? how can wikis be used in the classroom? collaborative ideas? what would you like to see a wiki on? Post comments at "Suggestions for using a wiki at the USLC" or on any of the pages you see here 9. What is a Blog?
(a contraction of the term "web log") is a type of website, usually maintained by an individual with regular entries of commentary, descriptions of events, or other material such as graphics or video. A typical blog combines text, images, and links to other blogs, Web pages, and other media related to its topic. The ability of readers to leave comments in an interactive format is an important part of many blogs.
Videoclip:Blogs in Plain English
10. What is a Blog? Blogs in Plain English Video produced byCommon Craft 11. Features of Blogs
Posts - can be text based or include images, audio, video, links, etc.
Comments - Commenting provides an interactive component to the blog
RSS feeds - Your blog can link to other blogs of similar topics and can be followed by others
12. Examples of Blogs
USLC Teacher blog
School Library Journal
13. Discussion about Blogs
DifferencesandSimilaritiesbetween Blogs and Wikis
how many of you have a blog?
do your students use blogs?
how can blogs be used in the classroom?
USLC Library Weblog for Teachers
14. Conclusions on Blogs and Wikis
Chriss Conclusions :
works in progress
not an expert
and now for something completely mind-BLOGgling
a wiki entry about a blogging service
15. What is an ePortfolio?
An ePortfolio is
An electronic portfolio or digital portfolio used for collecting electronic evidence assembled and managed by a user on the web.
May be open source (i.e. Mahara) or within a Learning Management System (i.e. Blackboard)
Videoclip Example 1: e-Portfolios for Starters
16. What is an ePortfolio? ePortfolios for Starters Davr055 (U of Cumbria, UK) e-Portfolios for Starters3:05 17. Features of ePortfolios
May include text, electronic files, images, multimedia, blog entries,and hyperlinks
Permit varying degrees of audience access; create different Views for various purposes
May be used for multiple purposes
Can be maintained over time (lifelong learning and PD)
18. Types ofePortfolios
Developmental or Assessment ePortfolio- a record of things the owner has done over a period of time
Learning records that provide evidence of achievement / assessment
Reflective ePortfolio- personal reflection on the content and what it means for the owners development
Student reflection on own learning
Career ePortfolio- the owners achievements in relation to work or developmental goals