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  • 1. Web 2.0 The Read/Write WebSunraysia Mallee Schools Network Darrel Branson - ICT Educator

2. Web 2.0 Web 2.0 = Read/Write webWeb browser based applications (The Web as a Platform - web services)Social Networking - connecting, sharing, creating, collaborating, re-mixing contentParticipatory media. Creating content:- uploading photos, music, writing, blogging, commenting, tagging ... 3. What are the new media and tools fora web 2.0 world? Blogs - an easy to edit website created within a browser -think personal publishing systemWiki - A website anyone can edit. Collaborative document creationPodcast - An Internet radio show. Subscribe, listen and watch when you wantSocial bookmarking - Manage your bookmarks online, tag content, network, discoverRSS - Really Simple Syndication - a way of tracking blogs, wikis, news sites etc. A Feed Reader is used to track all of the content.Social media - Facebook, Myspace, Bebo, Twitter etc 4. Why is it important ..... Will Richardson: The social connections that students are now making on the Web, the ability to share and contribute ideas and work, the new expectation of collaboration, the ability to truly extend the four walls of the classroom... these ideas are at the core of this new web. As educators, its imperative that we understand the implications of these capabilities for our classrooms.Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts and otherPowerful Web Tools for the Classroom. Cornwin Press 2006 5. What does it look like? Personal homepages and social networking 6. What does it look like? Share your photos 7. What does it look like? Personal blogs - blog your life? 8. What does it look like? Upload your videos 9. Some research ndings about students, media and the Internet. 10. Some 57% of online teens create content for theinternet ... These Content Creators report having done one or more of the following activities: create a blog; create or work on a personal webpage; create or work on a webpage for school, a friend, or an organization; share original content such as artwork, photos, stories, or videos online; or remix content found online into a new creation. 11. Our students? What impact does new media have? 12. Multitasking The study, Generation M: Media in the Lives of 8-18 Year-olds, examined media use among a nationally representative sample of more than 2,000 3rd through 12th graders. 13. Nothing gets dropped, our students just add more ... 14. The sheer amount of time young people spendusing mediaan average of nearly 6 1/2 hours a daymakes it plain that the potential of mediato impact virtually every aspect of youngpeoples lives cannot be ignored.