Web 2.0 Applications for Higher Education

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<ul><li> 1. Web 2.0 Applicationsfor Higher Education<br />John Thompson, PhD<br />Buffalo State College<br /></li> <li> 2. John Thompson, PhD<br />2<br />Presentation Agenda<br />Highlight Web 2.0 educational apps <br />Free apps (mostly)<br />Interactive presentation<br /></li> <li> 3. John Thompson, PhD<br />3<br />What is Web 2.0?<br />Web 1.0 <br />read-only medium<br />static Web provide information<br />Web 2.0 <br />read-write Web<br />relies on user participation <br />information is transmitted and consumed with content being created, shared, remixed, repurposed, and passed along (Downes, 2005) <br /></li> <li> 4. John Thompson, PhD<br />4<br />Web 2.0 in Education<br />Increases user creativity and community while concurrently empowering user ownership of content<br />User-generated content leading to "collective intelligence" that benefits many<br />Collaborative in nature and features user-generated content <br /></li> <li> 5. John Thompson, PhD<br />5<br />Web 2.0 Videos<br />Tim O'Reilly on What is Web 2.0?<br />Web 1.0 vs. Web 2.0<br />Web 2.0 <br />Coming of Age: Primary Web 2.0<br />Web 2.0 Panel Discussion - What is Web 2.0?<br />Web 2.0 and Education<br />Web 2.0 in Education<br />What is Web 2.0?<br />The Machine is Us/ing Us<br /></li> <li> 6. John Thompson, PhD<br />collaboration/participation/collective intelligence <br />safety in numbers <br />personal connections--from words, pictures, video, and audio <br />transparent selvestransparent Web <br />harnessing collective intelligence <br />second generation of services <br />democratizes media <br />authentic, peer-to-peer channel of communication <br />open, flexible collaboration <br />collective power community<br />participative Web <br />Web as a platform <br />Web changing from medium to platform <br />collective judgments <br />user actions provide value<br />architecture of participation<br />human-computer interaction <br />interactive, community-based Internet applications <br />the wisdom of crowds <br />bookmarking &gt;&gt;&gt; social bookmarking<br />authentic, peer-to-peer channel of communication <br />user-generated content <br />data and applications opened to creative use by the public <br />amoral <br />creative amateur is cherished<br />6<br /></li> <li> 7. John Thompson, PhD<br />7<br />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.<br /></li> <li> 8. John Thompson, PhD<br />8<br /></li> <li> 9. John Thompson, PhD<br />9<br />Sharing Photos<br />Video Online Photo Sharing in Plain English<br />Library of Congress Flickr site<br />Image sharing on Flickr<br /></li> <li> 10. John Thompson, PhD<br />10<br />Sharing Videos<br />Top 10 comparison chart<br />List of video sharing sites <br />List of video sites from around the world<br /></li> <li> 11. John Thompson, PhD<br />11<br />Sharing PowerPoints<br />And even more sites!<br /></li> <li> 12. John Thompson, PhD<br />12<br />Sharing Documents<br />24/7 anytime, anywhere access to projects or assignments <br /></li> <li> 13. John Thompson, PhD<br />13<br />Social Networks<br />7 Things You Should Know About Ning<br /></li> <li> 14. John Thompson, PhD<br />14<br />Blogs<br />100 Best Higher Education Blogs<br />blogging engine created specifically for classroom use <br />Higher Education Blog Directory<br /></li> <li> 15. John Thompson, PhD<br />Podcasts<br />Higher Education Podcasts<br />Podcasting in Higher Education<br />15<br /></li> <li> 16. John Thompson, PhD<br />16<br />Collaboration<br />Wiki online software that lets users modify any content, plus everything (formatting included) about the wiki<br />Social bookmarking store, organize, search, and manage bookmarks of Web sites using metadata &amp; tagging<br />wiki.com domain name sold for $2.86 million (8/06)<br />Web Collaboration Software <br /></li> <li> 17. John Thompson, PhD<br />17<br />Education Online<br />Coursecast podcast or videocast lecture (like a Tivo for courses)<br />Partial list of higher ed schools offering open source courseware and/or coursecasts:<br /><ul><li> Harvard </li> <li> 18. Carnegie Mellon </li> <li> 19. UC Berkeley </li> <li> 20. Duke </li> <li> 21. MIT </li> <li> 22. Notre Dame </li> <li> 23. Johns Hopkins</li></ul></li></ul>