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  • 1. Web 2.0 Applicationsfor Higher Education
    John Thompson, PhD
    Buffalo State College
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    Presentation Agenda
    Highlight Web 2.0 educational apps
    Free apps (mostly)
    Interactive presentation
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    What is Web 2.0?
    Web 1.0
    read-only medium
    static Web provide information
    Web 2.0
    read-write Web
    relies on user participation
    information is transmitted and consumed with content being created, shared, remixed, repurposed, and passed along (Downes, 2005)
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    Web 2.0 in Education
    Increases user creativity and community while concurrently empowering user ownership of content
    User-generated content leading to "collective intelligence" that benefits many
    Collaborative in nature and features user-generated content
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    Web 2.0 Videos
    Tim O'Reilly on What is Web 2.0?
    Web 1.0 vs. Web 2.0
    Web 2.0
    Coming of Age: Primary Web 2.0
    Web 2.0 Panel Discussion - What is Web 2.0?
    Web 2.0 and Education
    Web 2.0 in Education
    What is Web 2.0?
    The Machine is Us/ing Us
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    collaboration/participation/collective intelligence
    safety in numbers
    personal connections--from words, pictures, video, and audio
    transparent selvestransparent Web
    harnessing collective intelligence
    second generation of services
    democratizes media
    authentic, peer-to-peer channel of communication
    open, flexible collaboration
    collective power community
    participative Web
    Web as a platform
    Web changing from medium to platform
    collective judgments
    user actions provide value
    architecture of participation
    human-computer interaction
    interactive, community-based Internet applications
    the wisdom of crowds
    bookmarking >>> social bookmarking
    authentic, peer-to-peer channel of communication
    user-generated content
    data and applications opened to creative use by the public
    creative amateur is cherished
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    Trying to define and categorize what Web 2.0 means is like trying to change the tire on your car while its going down the highway.
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    Sharing Photos
    Video Online Photo Sharing in Plain English
    Library of Congress Flickr site
    Image sharing on Flickr
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    Sharing Videos
    Top 10 comparison chart
    List of video sharing sites
    List of video sites from around the world
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    Sharing PowerPoints
    And even more sites!
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    Sharing Documents
    24/7 anytime, anywhere access to projects or assignments
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    Social Networks
    7 Things You Should Know About Ning
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    100 Best Higher Education Blogs
    blogging engine created specifically for classroom use
    Higher Education Blog Directory
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    Higher Education Podcasts
    Podcasting in Higher Education
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    Wiki online software that lets users modify any content, plus everything (formatting included) about the wiki
    Social bookmarking store, organize, search, and manage bookmarks of Web sites using metadata & tagging
    wiki.com domain name sold for $2.86 million (8/06)
    Web Collaboration Software
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    Education Online
    Coursecast podcast or videocast lecture (like a Tivo for courses)
    Partial list of higher ed schools offering open source courseware and/or coursecasts:
    • Harvard
    • 18. Carnegie Mellon
    • 19. UC Berkeley
    • 20. Duke
    • 21. MIT
    • 22. Notre Dame
    • 23. Johns Hopkins