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Learning Through Web 2.0 Social Technologies

March 2012 University of Northern Colorado Kangdon Lee Thursday, March 1, 12

Contents I. Trends of Web II. Definition of Web 2.0 III. Educational Dimensions of Web 2.0 IV. Features of Web 2.0 V. Learning theories of Web 2.0 VI. Contextual examples of Web 2.0 VII. Conclusion and Prospects

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I. Trends of Web • Everything Can Be Done on the Web

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I. Trends of Web • Webs Can Communicate Themselves

Image of Semantic Web (Web 3.0) Thursday, March 1, 12

II. Definition of Web 2.0 • A web platform where; •

applications are built on the web

opens for everyone as a creator and a consumer

Tim O’Reilly (2005)

• A web system that; •

pursues the decentralized web concept

empowers the web users to participate in as a creator (Anderson, 2007)

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III. Dimensions of Web 2.0 • Learning •

Supporting and facilitating tools and environments

• Teaching •

Providing authentic and instantaneous resources

• Evaluating (Feedback) •

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Tracking, monitoring, backchannel communicating, and feedback

IV. Features of Web 2.0 • Advantages

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Great affordances

Easy to use with little technical training

Information collector and sharing repository

Participatory and collaborative

The nature of continuity

IV. Features of Web 2.0 • Challenges

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Longevity of Web 2.0 services

Difficulties in being up-to-date of applications

Overloads in teaching and learning capacities

Distractions unnecessary for educational purposes

Refresh your brain

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V. Learning Theories of Web 2.0 • Social Learning Theory •

Reciprocal Determinism •

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Motivational beliefs, Perceptions, Values, Emotions, Meanings

Observational Learning Theory •






Reciprocal Determinism Environmental factors


V. Learning Theories of Web 2.0 • Constructivism

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Learners’ own concept constructing based on previous skills and knowledge

Individual: Individuals construct meaning out of what they already know and via interactions with environment (Piaget, 1970).

Social: Groups or cultures construct meaning together out of what group or culture already knows and experiences (Vygotsky, 1978).

V. Learning Theories of Web 2.0 • Active (Experiential) Learning Theory

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Ask questions by participating and collaborating

Control educational resources by analyzing and creating

Receive responses by considering and reconstructing

V. Learning Theories of Web 2.0 • Connectivism •

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Learning theory that reflects learning needs, principles, and processes in this knowledge- and network-based era. •

Creating connections

Interacting with other entities

Expanding more connections with open participations

VI. Contextual examples of Web 2.0 1. Social Networking •

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Group Communication •

Class project

Peer connection

Professional Development •

Professional communication

Pursuit of personal interest

VI. Contextual examples of Web 2.0 2. Social Reading •

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Group Discourse •

Class reading

Group discussion

Personal cloud library •

Virtual bookshelf

Reading anywhere anytime

VI. Contextual examples of Web 2.0 3. Social Bookmarking •

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Searching web knowledge & Sharing new experiences

VI. Contextual examples of Web 2.0 4. Idea Building •

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Concept mapping •

Organizing ideas

Visual representation

Note-taking/Memo •

Taking notes every moment

Co-editing & sharing

Idea visualization •

Idea sketching

Collaborative visualization

VI. Contextual examples of Web 2.0 5. Social Collaboration •

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Documentation •

Real time collaboration

Co-creating & co-editing

Visual collaboration •

Video conferencing

Screen sharing & co-editing

Collaboration management •

Project management

GTD (Get Things Done)

VI. Contextual examples of Web 2.0 6. Outcome Representation •

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Creating Online Presentation •

Producing presentation online

Uploading existing presentation

Presenting Online •

Presenting and demonstration

Inserting audio explanation

Sharing with others •

Sharing through SNSs & emails

Viewable or downloadable

VI. Contextual examples of Web 2.0 7. Media sharing •

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Transferring media & Sharing files (folders)

VI. Contextual examples of Web 2.0 8. Useful Web 2.0 tools in education •

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Search & Find •

Academic search engine

Specialized search engine

Audio & Video Recording •

Audio (Voice) recording

Web cam video recording

Screen Capture & Recording •

Computer screen capture

Computer screen recording

VI. Contextual examples of Web 2.0 9. Useful Web 2.0 tools in education •

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Media Converter •

Converting media

Audio, video, documents, etc.

Web Page Creation •

One click web page creating

No need to know html, etc.

Self-Publishing •

Creating your own book

Publishing online & other forms

VII. Conclusion • New learners in the era of social technologies •

More self-directed

Better equipped to obtain information

More reliant on interactions with others

More inclined to collaborate with peers

More oriented to be critical creators

Education Trends | Featured News John K. Waters—13 December 2011

• Two ways to be New Learner

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Make the best use of Web 2.0 social technologies

Improve media literacies in digital knowledge age

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