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Social Software in the University Classroom: Uses of Blogs, Wikis, Podcasting and Emerging Social Technologies across the Disciplines A Workshop at Umea University April 17, 2007 with Barbara Ganley



 



User edited Blogging in Education

Fri, 01 Feb 2008 17:11:05 +0000

HIGHER ED BLOGS
Barbara Ganley's Classroom Blogs at Middlebury College
First-year Seminar on Creative Nonfiction
The Far Reaches of Contemporary Creative Nonfiction
Creative Writing



User edited Blogging in Education

Fri, 01 Feb 2008 17:09:59 +0000

HIGHER ED BLOGS
Barbara Ganley's Classroom Blogs at Middlebury College
The Far Reaches of Contemporary Creative Nonfiction
Creative Writing
Composition



User edited Blogging in Education

Fri, 01 Feb 2008 17:09:09 +0000

HISP 305 Spanish for Advanced Communication (Spring 07)
HISP 305 Spring 2006 (check out Evie's blog)
Jeff McClurken's Digital History Blogs At UMW
A Carleton College Class Takes Blogs on the Road
University of Alabama and its Antarctica Blogs



User edited Resources

Wed, 18 Apr 2007 12:17:14 +0000

Adult Literacy Education Wiki
Karl Fisch via Presentation: "Shift Happens"
Myliteracies" Learning about the Net Generation through Livejournal



User edited Using and Sharing Images

Wed, 18 Apr 2007 12:01:50 +0000

Splashr : a Flickr plug-in for presentations
23, An image-sharing site
lulu making books for free
OurMedia
Publish and store video and images; also has terrific tutorials



User edited Tagging and Social Bookmarking

Wed, 18 Apr 2007 11:59:34 +0000

Create lists of shared readings
Example: From a high school English class: Readings related to Beowolf
Sloop: tagging Second Life



User edited RSS

Wed, 18 Apr 2007 11:56:03 +0000

Overview of RSS: See Will Richardson's pdf
Brian Lamb on the Basics of RSS
Bloglines
An easy-to-se RSS Reader



User edited Workshop Agenda

Wed, 18 Apr 2007 06:51:10 +0000




User edited Workshop Agenda

Wed, 18 Apr 2007 06:12:17 +0000

how wikis are being used in classrooms : Wiki book created by an undergraduate class, Michigan State language classrooms, a wiki for Master teachers
University of Michigan for science teaching , UVTI teacher training wiki, English class ceating a Marx wiki
Blog and wiki integration
--digital storytelling process (here are a couple of my blogposts about how I use digital storytelling, here and here;
--immersive gaming environments, ArtMobs, group portraits, group mapping, social bookmarking, digital history project



User edited Workshop Agenda

Wed, 18 Apr 2007 06:03:59 +0000

-- Blogging invitationals, blogging fieldtrips
--Moving beyond the classroom blogs and wikis and social networks
ning,ning, Classroom 2.0 ning site
Second Life, an article in UCLA's Magazine about Second Life in Higher Ed), examples of architecture classes using Second Life
Second Life in Teacher Education



User edited Workshop Agenda

Wed, 18 Apr 2007 06:01:08 +0000

"How do I know what I think until I see what I say?" The individual's story within the group context.
tagging : awareness of how you understand what you understand (an example from a chemistry class)
Wiki to organize one's work, knowledge
3. Reflecting, connecting back to earlier thinking, creating the story of the course, building a portfolio: Helen Barrett's Web 2.0 and eportfolios
B. Reciprocal Apprenticeships



User edited Resources

Wed, 18 Apr 2007 05:51:41 +0000

WEBSITES and Interesting Posts
Educational Feeds on all manner of educational topics
Chip Bruce of UICU Suite of Presentations on Pragmatism, Distributed Knowledge andInquiry-Based Learning
Connexions:
"a place to view and share educational material made of small knowledge chunks called modules that can be organized as courses, books, reports, etc. Anyone may view or contribute:



User edited Workshop Agenda

Wed, 18 Apr 2007 05:37:42 +0000

ning,
Second Life, an article in UCLA's Magazine about Second Life in Higher Ed), examples of architecture classes using Second Life
Second Life in Teacher Education
Learning Commons a la University of Manitoba



User edited Blogging in Education

Wed, 18 Apr 2007 05:36:08 +0000

A Carleton College Class Takes Blogs on the Road
University of Alabama and its Antarctica Blogs
Christian Sandvig's Course Blog at UICU
and an article abouthis use of blogs

School Libraries and Librarians
RNI: Wheaton College (USA) Group Blog for Techanologists and Librarians



User edited Workshop Agenda

Wed, 18 Apr 2007 05:25:47 +0000

-- Blogging invitationals, blogging fieldtrips
--Moving beyond the classroom blogs and wikis and social networks
ning, Second Life (and
Second
Life, an article in UCLA's Magazine about Second Life in Higher Ed), Learning examples of architecture classes using Second Life
Learning
Commons a la University of Manitoba



User edited Resources

Wed, 18 Apr 2007 05:22:12 +0000

an online self-discovery program that encourages the exploration of web 2.0 tools and new technologies, specifically 23 Things.
HigherEd BloggerCon 2006: transforming academic communities with new tools of the social web
Examples of Web 2.0 from Columbia University Courses
A List of Helpful Sites
Leigh Blackall's Blog filled with Screencasts of How-to's



User edited Wiki Examples

Wed, 18 Apr 2007 05:17:53 +0000

Wiki Book Created by an Undergraduate Class
and the professors' presentation on the experience
Undergraduate Computer Science Majors and a Spatial-based Wiki
Primary and Secondary School Uses
High School Online Collaborative Writing Wiki



User edited Wiki Examples

Wed, 18 Apr 2007 05:14:28 +0000

Student Using A Wiki for his thesis
Wiki Book Created by an Undergraduate Class
and the professors' presentation on the experience
Primary and Secondary School Uses
High School Online Collaborative Writing Wiki



User edited Workshop Agenda

Wed, 18 Apr 2007 05:09:23 +0000

Group E) Open up a Bloglines account for yourself and add at least five blogs you'd like to follow.
2. Deeper thinking -- slow-blogging ongoing posting moving past the surface
I say?" say?" The individual's story within the group context.
tagging : awareness of how you understand what you understand (an example from a chemistry class)
3. Reflecting, connecting back to earlier thinking, creating the story of the course, building a portfolio: Helen Barrett's Web 2.0 and eportfolios
B. Reciprocal Apprenticeships
--blogs: informal conversations, archived blogs, links, comments: taking a look at a Motherblog; RSS; image-sharing; tagging
creation: go to deepen and extend the learning through collaborative text-building
Exercise:
introduce yourselves on the wiki
how wikis are being used in classrooms : Wiki book created by an undergraduate class, Michigan State language classrooms, a wiki for Master teachers
University of Michigan for science teaching , UVTI teacher training wiki, English class ceating a Marx wiki
--digital storytelling process (here are a couple of my blogposts about how I use digital storytelling, here and here;



User edited Wiki Examples

Wed, 18 Apr 2007 05:06:21 +0000

University of British Columbia's Langugae Arts Wiki
Student Using A Wiki for his thesis
Wiki Book Created by an Undergraduate Class
Primary and Secondary School Uses
High School Online Collaborative Writing Wiki



User edited Workshop Agenda

Tue, 17 Apr 2007 20:26:22 +0000

Exercise: deeplearning.doc Here's one of my blogposts, about how I open my semesters, including the use of this deep-learning exercise.
III. Discussion about what the group hopes to get out of this workshop.
Landscape Discussion Discussion: Web 2.0
What skills do our students have when they reach our door?
What are their expectations? Their goals?
--the significance and power of informal learning (what does this mean for formal learning)
--how do we know and show what we have learned (self-evaluation)
does social software Web 2.0 apps have to do with fostering deep learning within (even) traditional formal learning environments?
Watch the Mark Wensch Youtube movie
Exploring Blogging, wiki-creation, podcasting, tagging , RSS and other social software can honor and value the INDIVIDUAL voice/role while setting the stage for RECIPROCAL APPRENTICESHIPS and INTEGRATING INFORMAL LEARNING, opening the mind, the eye, the canvas in interactions beyond the classroom community.
"How do I know what I think until I see what I say?"
tagging : awareness of how you understand what you understand (an example from a chemistry class)
a portfolio portfolio: Helen Barrett's Web 2.0 and eportfolios
B. Reciprocal Apprenticeships
--blogs: informal conversations, archived blogs, links, comments: taking a look at a Motherblog; RSS; image-sharing; tagging



User edited Wiki Examples

Tue, 17 Apr 2007 20:16:05 +0000

LanguageLab Unleashed Wiki for Language Educators
University of British Columbia's Langugae Arts Wiki
Student Using A Wiki for his thesis
Primary and Secondary School Uses
High School Online Collaborative Writing Wiki



User edited Audio and podcasting

Tue, 17 Apr 2007 20:10:42 +0000

PODCASTING IN HIGHER ED
From Bryan Alexander's and Barbara Ganley's Educause Workshop Wiki; Bryan's List of Podcasting Resources and Examples
Laura Blankenship on Three Professors Using Podcasts in the Classroom
HISP305 Spring 2006 (Oberlin)
Wes Fryer's Blogpost on podcasting in Higher Ed



User edited Workshop Agenda

Tue, 17 Apr 2007 20:04:09 +0000

--the significance and power of informal learning (what does this mean for formal learning)
--how do we know and show what we have learned (self-evaluation)
do wth with fostering deep learning within (even) traditional formal learning environments?
Watch the Mark Wensch Youtube movie
Exploring Blogging, wiki-creation, podcasting, tagging , RSS and other social software can honor and value the INDIVIDUAL voice/role while setting the stage for RECIPROCAL APPRENTICESHIPS and INTEGRATING INFORMAL LEARNING, opening the mind, the eye, the canvas in interactions beyond the classroom community.
and fluid fluid.
A. Individual Voice/Role
--self-confidence
Group D) Podcasts: find a podcast you would like your students to listen to and link to it on a blogpost.
Group E) Open up a Bloglines account for yourself and add at least five blogs you'd like to follow.
surface "How
"How
do I know what I think until I see what I say?"
tagging : awareness of how you understand what you understand (an example from a chemistry class)
the course course, building a portfolio
B. Reciprocal Apprenticeships
a Motherblog;RSS; Motherblog; RSS; image-sharing; tagging
--wiki creation: go introduce yourselves on the wiki; wiki
how
wikis are being used in classrooms : Michigan State language classrooms, a wiki for Master teachers
University
of Michigan for science teaching , UVTI teacher training wiki, English class ceating a Marx wiki
--digital storytelling process (here are a couple of my blogposts about how I use digital storytelling, here and here;
--immersive gaming environments, ArtMobs, group portraits, group mapping, social bookmarking, digital history project



User edited Workshop Agenda

Tue, 17 Apr 2007 19:33:55 +0000

workshop agenda, possible because agenda as it contains many elements I anticipate will be of use and of interest to the group. But if the group wishes to move in a direction other than this one, we'll do that by all means. I am a believer in teaching in the moment.
I. Introductions:
BG: Why I do what I do and where.
V. The Teaching Landscape Discussion
What are your attitudes around the role of a teacher in a student's learning journey?
teaching practices practices: Vygotsky, Dewey, Arendt, Greene, hooks,
Freire,
Bruner , John-Steiner
Teaching
and Learning Online: Levy, Rheingold, Jenkins, Landow, Bolter, Gee, and many more
Important to keep at forefront of our design/mentoring of learning opportunities:
--the social nature of learning,