Tools for live blogging and collaboration in (and out) of class.
1.W29 Engaging Millennial StudentsWith Web 2.0 Tools Mark Frydenberg Bentley University, Waltham, MA Twitter:@checkmark
2. http://tinyurl.com/ctconf2009 3. kids back then didnt expect to be engaged by everything they did 4. 5. 6. Todays Students 7. 8. tweet @poll 39728 and your message 9. Live Blogging:coveritlive.com Create a backchannel Ask students to take notes Post questions 10. Digital Students: Continuously multi-tasking Work in teams Create and consume content Handle lots of information Google everything Are always connected 11. Learning? 12. Todays students are no longer the people our educational system was designed to teach. Mark Prensky http://www.markprensky.com/writing 13. Learning with Web 2.0 Tools Web 2.0 14. Learning Today Happens Anywhere Experiential Relevant / Real World Engaging, Active Problem Solving Critical thinking Collaborative Produce, Consume, and Organize Knowledge Figure it out attitude 15. Learning in a Web 2.0 World What do you want to learn? Where does the data /information come from? How can it be shared? What do we know? What connections can we make? 16. Memorize 17. Analyze,Synthesize 18. Tools for Engaging Todays Students 19. Whose class is it? 20. Whose class is it now? Wikis Google Sites 21. Hint:Use Your Google Site as a Course Entry Point in Blackboard To change your landing page in Blackboard, go to Control Panel Course Options Manage Course Menu External Link. Create an external link to your Google site. Then go to Control Panel Settings -> Course Entry Point and select the Google site as the entry point. 22. Live Polling Embed on Blog or Web Site Include in PowerPoint Some offer Cell Phone or Twitter Polling
23. Scheduling EventsPolls 24. Create Web Video:viddler.com Video for yourBlog or Web Site 25. Slide Sharing:slideshare.net 26. CollaborativeBrowsing: Dimdim.com twiddla.com 27. Live Video Streaming:ustream.tv Turn your PC into a TV Studio Chat with your viewers. 28. Desktop Sharing:crossloop.com Download the Crossloop client. Yuuguu.com is another browser based crossplatformdesktop sharing tool 29. Micro-blogging:Twitter Find people like you to follow Twhirlclient on your PC Build a social network! Twitter Educators to follow 30. wiffiti 31. How cool was that? Mark FrydenbergTwitter: @checkmarkEmail:email@example.com