W29-Engaging Millenial Students with Web 2.0 Tools

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Tools for live blogging and collaboration in (and out) of class.


1.W29 Engaging Millennial StudentsWith Web 2.0 ToolsMark FrydenbergBentley University, Waltham, MATwitter:@checkmark2. http://tinyurl.com/ctconf20093. kids back then didnt expect to be engagedby everything they did4. 5. 6. Todays Students7. 8. tweet @poll 39728 and your message9. Live Blogging:coveritlive.comCreate a backchannel Ask students to take notesPost questions10. Digital Students:Continuously multi-taskingWork in teamsCreate and consume contentHandle lots of informationGoogle everythingAre always connected11. Learning?12. Todays students are no longer the people our educational system was designed to teach.Mark Prenskyhttp://www.markprensky.com/writing13. Learning with Web 2.0 ToolsWeb 2.014. Learning TodayHappens AnywhereExperientialRelevant / Real WorldEngaging, ActiveProblem SolvingCritical thinkingCollaborativeProduce, Consume, and Organize KnowledgeFigure it out attitude15. Learning in a Web 2.0 WorldWhat 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. Memorize17. Analyze,Synthesize18. Tools for Engaging Todays Students19. Whose class is it?20. Whose class is it now?WikisGoogle Sites21. Hint:Use Your Google Site as a Course Entry Point in BlackboardTo 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 PollingEmbed on Blog or Web Site Include in PowerPointSome offer Cell Phone or Twitter Polling23. Scheduling EventsPolls24. Create Web Video:viddler.comVideo for yourBlog or Web Site25. Slide Sharing:slideshare.net26. CollaborativeBrowsing:Dimdim.comtwiddla.com27. Live Video Streaming:ustream.tvTurn your PC into a TV StudioChat with your viewers.28. Desktop Sharing:crossloop.comDownload the Crossloop client.Yuuguu.com is another browser based crossplatformdesktop sharing tool29. Micro-blogging:TwitterFind people like you to followTwhirlclient on your PCBuild a social network!Twitter Educators to follow30. wiffiti31. How cool was that?Mark FrydenbergTwitter: @checkmarkEmail:mfrydenberg@bentley.edu