opening the box: building online learning communities with multiuser blogging environments
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DESCRIPTIONMain topics: * Challenges of online learning * What is multiuser blogging? * How can MU blogging be used in higher education? * Requirements * Who else is using MU blogging environments?
- 1. Building online learning communities with multiuser blogging environmentsPresentation by Michael Wilder
2. Agenda Challenges of online learning What is multiuser blogging? How can MU blogging be used in higher education? Requirements Who else is using MU blogging environments? Questions 3. Challenges of online learning 4. Challenges of online learning Interaction Student to content Student to student Student to instructor 5. Old Paradigm Instructor Student interaction 6. Challenges of online learning Persistence of content No public archive No resources for capstone 7. Challenges of online learning Closed system Student to world World to student 8. Challenges of online learningStudent ownership Control of learning environment Contribution to the curriculum 9. Overview 10. Overviewhttp://www.vegas-times.com/imd/ 11. http://www.vegas-times.com/sloanc/Overviewun & pw: sloanc 12. Overview 13. Overview 14. Overview 15. Easy Publication Easy publicationFull range of editing tools Spellcheck No Java! Copy & paste keyboard shortcuts Drag & drop media uploader Custom visibilityDrafts Built-in custom characters Word count Paste from text and MS Word Categories Metatags 16. Overview 17. Overview 18. Overview 19. Overview 20. Overview 21. Overview 22. Overview 23. Overview 24. Overview 25. Overview 26. SyndicationOverview 27. SyndicationOverview 28. Overview 29. Overview 30. Overview 31. Overview 32. Social Media Hub 33. Social Media Facebook Page Automatic reposting of blog posts with images and podcasts. Uses the RSS Grafitti app. One-way communication No privacy issues Also: Facebook Like Facebook Connect 34. Mobile Wptouch theme Automatically adjusts WordPress posts to display on iPhone, iPod touch, Android mobile devices, Palm Pre/Pixi and BlackBerry OS6 mobile devices. http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/wptouch/ 35. Integration into LMS Customized Course menu Most left navigation links in contemporary learning management systems (Blackboard, WebCT, Moodle, for example) can be completely customized. 36. Requirements Hosting Solution Server PHP MySQL Domain name Self-hosted