1. Student Toolkit: Leveraging Web 2.0 ApplicationsPresentersKevin OShea Teaching and Learning Technologies Instructional Development Center
What is the toolkit?
What are students using?
What are our peers using it for?
How can we use it?
Overview 3. What is the Student Toolkit? feeds Web Standards Blogging Life-hacking Peer-to-peer Wiki GTD User-generated content social networking Google Open source 4.
Using the Web as a Platform
Zoho, Google Docs
Reuse allowed and encouraged
User Generated Content
YouTube, Blogs, Wikis
Categorized and Efficient
Tagging, Social Bookmarking, Cross-linking
Windows, Mac, Linux, iPhone
Characteristics of Web 2.0 5. Why Does It Matter? According to the Pew Internet & American Life Project (Lenhardt & Madden 2007) more than 60% of teens have created online media content, and more than 75% of those teens have shared the content they have produced.This in turn has fueled the online revolution of participation and collaboration. 6.
Blogging + RSS
Powerful communication and publishing tools
Online writing space allowing user to add and modify its pages.
Office Suites, News Aggregators, etc
What are they using? 7. RSS & Information 8.
How are they keeping track of it all? 9. Online Applications
Movement away from Desktop application reliance.
Mobile device compatibility.
What Applications Are They Using? 11. 12. Technology Mash ups
Google Lit Trips
Using Google Earth, students discover where in the world the greatest road trip stories of all time took place.
Scratch is a new programming language that makes it easy to create your own interactive stories, animations, games, music, and art -- and share your creations on the web.