What technologies are there and how can you use them?

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Innovative Practices at Central

New Technologies for Teaching and LearningWhat technologies are there and how can you use them?1have you heard of

2This screen shows some of the more common technologies in use

This list is by no means exhaustive and continues to grow daily as innovative people around the word put their mind to inventing something useful.The new look WebCT

3WebCT is a learning management systemIt allows you to Manage course content, assessments, communication, tracking student access. Chat, discuss and link to other pages. Forget the past version 3.7Embrace the new Blackboard webCT CE6CE6 environment is fully supported by WestOne

moodle4Moodle is a course management system (CMS) - a free, Open Source software package designed using sound pedagogical principles, to help educators create effective online learning communities.

At this stage moodle is not fully supported in the college. I would urge you to use webCT in preference to moodle but if your strong choice is moodle please contact me.

edna groups5edna Groups is a free service for communication and collaboration between members of the Australian education and training community.

It is used for collaboration such as communities of practice of just for facilitating asynchronous committee meetings. Some educators use it for their class material.

Edna is based on the moodle learning management system.

I am a member of a number of edna groups including the AFLF networks group, the Central Masters in Instructional Intelligence group.

Any member of the australian education society can create and manage a group.You Tube YouTube allows people to easily upload and share video clipsOn TeacherTube, educators share material, such as instructional math videos, with classrooms around the worldPortrait of an artist - video

6PodcastingPodcasting is the method of distributing audio files or music videos over the InternetYou couldCreate a podcast of your lectureRecommend podcasts from existing feedsListen to Ray Kurzweil on future technologies RSS feed

7WikisA wiki is a website which allows multiple users to easily create, edit and link web pages

And now here is ours:http://certivpr.wikispaces.com/8BlogsA Blog - is a website where entries are written in chronological order

9Social Networking toolsCollections of Web 2.0 technologies combined in a way that help to build online communities

Social Networking in Plain English

10SkypeSkype is a software program that allows users to make calls over the Internet to other Skype users free of chargeAll you need is a headphone microphone setThe Skype account of your contact

11Clickview network based video library management and distribution system Available on desktop

12Second LifeSecondLife an online society within a 3D world, a virtual world where users can explore, build, socialize and participate in their own economy.Science Education in Second Life videoEducation in second life - video

13TwitterTwitter is a social networking and microblogging service that allows you answer the question, "What are you doing?" by sending short text messages 140 characters in length, called "tweets", to your friends, or "followersWhat is Twitter? video

14Digital StoryDigital storytelling is a new method of capturing lives, experiences and creating community. It is more than just adding images to text. Digital stories are like short movies with voice-overs, audio, captions and special effects.SampleStudent Induction

15The thinking stuff . . .Learning and education is only limited by your imagination, attitude and enthusiasm16Some useful linksMywebct.westone.wa.gov.auMoodle.orgGroups.edna.edu.auYoutube.comTeachertube.comAbc.net.au/services/podcastingJuice.comLearn-on-the-go.comBlogger.comTwitter.comWikispace.comMyspace.comFacebook.comSkype.comSecondlife.comInformation supplied by: Geraldine Jeffery ,Innovations Practice MentorPresented by Keith Critchett, PR Lecturer Business & Management