Effective Use of Media in the Classroom Educator Internship July 29, 2008
Real change cannot happen just by rethinking what happens inside the school walls. Education is now a community undertaking on many different levels. - Will Richardson
What is Web 2.0? • A catch phrase that describes a wide range of online activities and applications that form the “Participatory Web” or “Read/Write Web” • Internet tools that are changing the face of education, business and politics • Include resources like weblogs (blogs), wikis, audio-video casts, social bookmarking and social networking websites • It’s free !!!
The Changing Face of the Internet Web 3.0 (Live) Web 2.0 (Share) Real Time, co-creative web, Growing 3D Portal Avatar representation Integrated games. 2 Way Web Rise of Blogs, Wikis, podcasts, personal publishing & social networks Web 1.0 (Push) Pushed Web Text/graphics based Developed by Gary Hayes, 2006
Social Collaboration- Wikipedia How can a wiki support career exploration and planning? Check out: http://bethkanter.wikispaces.com/
Social Bookmarking How can tagging information to save and share with others serve a career development purpose ?
Social Networking What are the life/work implications of being socially connected online ? Check out: http://www.myspace/otbjobs
Social Collaboration with YouTube(Viral Marketing in Action) This video was created by an professor and 200 students enrolled in ANTH 200: Introduction to Cultural Anthropology at Kansas State University, Spring 2007. It began as a brainstorming exercise, thinking about how students learn, what they need to learn for their future, and how our current educational system fits in. Check out: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dGCJ46vyR9o
More YouTube Videos • The last Lecture by Randy Pausch at Carnegie Mellon: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ji5_MqicxSo • Introduction to Career Planning: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6tpzTc18qYI • How to Get Hired: Get that Job: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-zIQruPEDmg&feature=related
Learning From the Blogosphere http://twentyfivedays.wordpress.com/about/
Learn More About Blogs Explore the Blogosphere with www.Technorati.com • Places to get started: • Weblogg-ed : http://weblogg-ed.com/ • 2 Cents Worth: http://davidwarlick.com/2cents/ • Employee Evolution • http://www.employeeevolution.com/
Begin Blogging How? Use www.blogger.com to open free accounts for youth Why? To help youth reflect on learning experiences, take and post surveys, express opinions of learning and work The Result: Blogging promotes critical and analytical thinking, combines the best of social reflection and social interaction, promotes creativity and making connections
Networking & Collaboration in Second Life $600,000.00 is spent each day in Second Life.com a new 3-D virtual world entirely built and owned by its residents. - Fortune magazine, September 2006
Serious Second Life Applications • IBM Hold Virtual Meetings: http://news.cnet.com/8301-10784_3-6127448-7.html • Companies Hold Virtual Interviews: http://online.wsj.com/public/article/SB118229876637841321-NkCuEAak8wFXmvmPVWkALxqNS3M_20070719.html?mod=tff_main_tff_top • Harvard holds class in Second Life: http://www.joystiq.com/2006/09/12/harvard-class-invades-second-life/
Implications of Web 2.0 for Youth Allow for engagement with real world right now “ I think we should be allowed to use cell phones and IPODS in school. If it is going to be shoved in our faces left and right, how could you ignore it? By integrating websites such as this one into our education, we are not only saving trees, but benefiting from one anothers ideas. This website allows kids who are shy or quiet or even mute to share their opinions. But that's just my opinion... “ - A Student Speakshttp://chalkdust101.blogspot.com/ - October 5, 2007
Challenges of Web 2.0 • Tools/website services often blocked by filters • Keeping youth safe online • Lifecycle of content
Implications for the Future Do these new resources affect our work? How do these resources affect our students? What do we need to do as career development professionals to address the concept of Web 2.0? * This is my avatar created at Yahoo.com. In the interest of full disclosure I do not actually own a red scarf or black sling back shoes.
Students Must Be… “ Learners, Creators and Communicators to meet the demands of the next century- Learners in the sense that they must view education as a lifelong process and develop a passion for continuous learning; Creators who not only have the measure of discipline found in our current workforce but display independent and innovative thinking; and Communicators who are effective team players, able to articulate their ideas confidently.” (Ministry of Education, 1998) Singapore
For More Information Victoria Gray NYS Department of Labor Career Resource Office Victoria.firstname.lastname@example.org