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Collaborating and Creating Community Beyond Your Classroom Walls : 

Collaborating and Creating Community Beyond Your Classroom Walls MiraCosta College Continuing Education Fall Orientation August 15, 2009

What are these things? : 

What are these things? KReyes 2009

Audience Response Systems AKA “clickers” : 

Audience Response Systems AKA “clickers” started in Hollywood as a way to poll audiences on their reactions to TV programs, commercials, and movies popularity has been growing in the business world, for use in conventions, and in recent years in the classroom quick way to measure students' attainment of learning outcomes and engage passive learners KReyes 2009

How clickers work : 

How clickers work Presenter asks a question to an audience (yes/no, true-false, multiple choice, or likert-scale/rating) using a presentation software add in (e.g., PowerPoint) and USB device. Question displayed to the audience via a projector wired to the computer. Audience votes using with a hand-held remote that works wirelessly. Audience Response System hardware receives each remote's infrared or radio frequency waves. When the polling ends, the software tabulates the results and displays them in a chart -- pie, bar graph, line graph KReyes 2009

Educational benefits : 

Educational benefits quiet students participate get input and feedback from every student in the classroom encourage risk-taking classroom assessment technique for knowing if students comprehend class material increase classroom participation and attentiveness real-time answers and feedback fun KReyes 2009

Want to know more? : 

Want to know more? Available for check out! (?) Through Help Desk request – info coming in a moment – instructors responsible for seeking training well in advance of use Turning Technology Online Video Tutorials More information on Audience Response Systems: How audience response systems are used at the University of Milwaukee. Articles, including research data, vendors, and more: Audience Response Info Vanderbilt Center for Teaching presentation by Derek Bruff To Click or Not to Click: That's the Question article from Journal of Online Education Mercy College clicker Presentation KReyes 2009

QUIZ: : 

QUIZ: What do you know about current technology for communication and collaboration that you could use to connect with students? KReyes 2009

What is Web 2.0? : 

What is Web 2.0? search engine similar to Google another sequel to Spiderman starring Mickey Rourke the new internet, which allows for users to create content, leave comments, and collaborate (and the millionth word in the English language) KReyes 2009

Which of the following is an example of a social networking site? : 

Which of the following is an example of a social networking site? FaceBook Martini Ranch The Show Palace KReyes 2009

Examples of Other Social Networking Sites : 

Examples of Other Social Networking Sites Classroom 2.0 Ning FaceBook Flickr MySpace CafeMom Classmates.com hi5 Orkut LinkedIn (business) Twitter Goodreads and many, many more… KReyes 2009

What is Craig's List? : 

What is Craig's List? free online classified ads site where you can buy and sell almost anything AKA FBI's Most Wanted List male-created version of Oprah's Book Club KReyes 2009

What is available at MCC? : 

What is available at MCC? Classified Ads in portal -- no more All Email! KReyes 2009

What is a Course Management System (CMS)? : 

What is a Course Management System (CMS)? new way to direct students to attain student learning outcomes (SLOs) online learning environment for online courses but also in onground F2F instruction to provide supplementary learning outside of class attendance reporting system KReyes 2009

What is available at MCC? : 

What is available at MCC? Blackboard blackboard.miracosta.edu Moodle miracosta.mrooms.net Features of both platforms: announcements, assignments, Web links, tests, gradebook, discussion board Want to learn more? Blackboard Basics this afternoon, 12:30 – 1:30, room 131 Moodle, Mon., Aug. 17, 11 – 11:50, OC 4610 Check MCC Professional Development Program for flex workshops throughout the year www.miracosta.edu/Instruction/PDP/index.htm KReyes 2009

What is a blog? : 

What is a blog? guttural sound emitted from the throat to express extreme disgust feeling of discontent web-log or online journal KReyes 2009

Examples of popular blogs : 

Examples of popular blogs Huffington Post (news by Ariana Huffington) boingboing.net cultural curiosities and interesting technologies) BusinessInsider.com ReadWriteWeb.com (tech, software, etc.) icanhascheezburger.com (ridiculous captioned photos of pets – more than a million visitors a month; more a mill and ½ contributors) treehugger.com (environmental / ecology) consumerist.com AutoBlog.com TechCrunch.com PerezHilton.com (celebrity gossip) KReyes 2009

What is available at MCC? : 

What is available at MCC? Blog in portal KReyes 2009

What is Twitter? : 

What is Twitter? telecom company now in competition with Qualcomm Web site for micro-blogging tremble, as in (student use): "I just saw the hot-looking new guy in class, and now I'm all a-twitter." KReyes 2009

What is Skype? : 

What is Skype? downloadable tool that allows for free tele- and videoconferencing via the Web brand of ergonomic keyboards new airline operating within California KReyes 2009

What is available at MCC? : 

What is available at MCC? Wimba and Elluminate in Blackboard Wimba: podcasting, voice board, voice email, audio discussion board, Web conferencing with mics or webcams Elluminate: Web conferencing with mics or webcams, document/desktop sharing, Want to learn more? Wimba, OC 4607, Monday, Aug. 17, 11:30 – 12:20 or view demos online see www.wimba.com Elluminate online guide www.elluminate.com/support/docs/8.0/moderator.jsp Check MCC Professional Development Program for flex workshops throughout the year www.miracosta.edu/Instruction/PDP/index.htm or join Program for Online Teaching (POT) hub.miracosta.edu/teaching-academy/online/ KReyes 2009

What is a wiki? : 

What is a wiki? totally rad skateboard stunt, duuuuuude! tribal leader in ancient Polynesian societies collaborative Web site for invited members to contribute, collaborate, edit KReyes 2009

Examples of wikis : 

Examples of wikis Wikipedia Simple English Wikipedia Vidipedia – encyclopedia of videos WikiTravel - world-wide travel guide WikiHow - ‘How-To’ manuals for the problems of everyday life WikiBooks - content textbooks and guides CookBookWiki - recipes and cooking WikiSummaries - short summaries for thousands of books WikiMapia - add descriptive notes to any location on the globe Wiktionary - multilingual, comprehensive, user-edited dictionary. Provides word definitions, etymologies, pronunciations, sample quotations, synonyms, antonyms and translations. ProductWiki LyricWiki WikiCars - a collaborative guide about cars and all auto-related stuff. Ebaywiki Lostpedia - all about “Lost” TV program Muppet.wikia MemoryAlpha - fictional universe of Star Trek TvIV - encyclopedia of TV shows Adult Literacy Education wiki KReyes 2009

What is available at MCC? : 

What is available at MCC? Wiki in portal KReyes 2009

What is a podcast? : 

What is a podcast? new type of rod for extreme sportsfishing satellite technology invented by NASA for communicating with extraterrestrials audio recording on the Web that can be downloaded and transported on a mobile audio device KReyes 2009

Examples of podcast sites : 

Examples of podcast sites iTunes U - free lectures, language lessons, audiobooks, and more English Idioms and Slang (discontinued but past postings still available) Mathgrad.com First Amendment Minute NPR Discovery Channel Voice of America and VOA Special English Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing Check out: TED: Ideas worth spreading KReyes 2009

What is available at MCC? : 

What is available at MCC? Wimba podcasting in Blackboard Podcasting in the Portal https://portal.miracosta.edu/PodcastFiles/PodcastDirectory.aspx KReyes 2009

What is Second Life? : 

What is Second Life? Herbalife products resurrected under new company CEO online virtual world in which your avatar (digital representation) can communicate with others real-time TV channel dedicated to 24-hour programming of shows for those suffering from midlife crises KReyes 2009

What is del.iciou.us? : 

What is del.iciou.us? yet another five-star restaurant in Oceanside online site for sharing recipes tool for saving your favorite Web sites (bookmarks) online so that you can access them from the internet on any computer as well as share with others KReyes 2009

Similar sites : 

Similar sites Google Bookmarks Bookmarks Online Netvous MyBookmarks and many more KReyes 2009

What is available at MCC? : 

What is available at MCC? My Links in portal KReyes 2009

What is a mash-up? : 

What is a mash-up? site that allow users to combine their own content with other online content (e.g., online video with own text) online dating site freeway fender bender that slows traffic for hours KReyes 2009

What is drop.io? : 

What is drop.io? site for online storage and sharing of and collaboration on documents, music, video slang for “Don’t call me; I’ll call you.” Oceanside recycling plan for 2010 KReyes 2009

Similar sites : 

Similar sites box.net wikisend.com eSnips.com and others… KReyes 2009

What is available at MCC? : 

What is available at MCC? Online storage (Documents and Pictures in My Site) in portal (2 G online storage?? – need to check!) KReyes 2009

Why do you need to know all this? : 

Why do you need to know all this? likely to be the new wave in educational technology (Horizon Report Technologies to watch in education) to know tech lingo, understand news items, explore for personal and educational use both a and b KReyes 2009

Twitter in the news… : 

Twitter in the news… What have you heard? KReyes 2009

In the news… : 

In the news… “Tweeting Your Way to Better Grades: Twitter actually can be a helpful study tool, some students and educators say," U.S. News and World Report, July 2, 2009 "Twitter Links Iran Protestors to Outside World," Fox News, June 2009 http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,526403,00.html "How Twitter will change the way we live," Time, June 5, 2005 http://www.time.com/time/business/article/0,8599,1902604,00.html "25 Ways to Teach with Twitter," Tech & Learning eNews, June 5, 2009 http://www.techlearning.com/article/2089 "Craig's List Killer Case update," Fox News, June 2009 http://www.foxnews.com/search-results/m/23159005/craigslist-killer-case.htm "Mom: MySpace Hoax Led to Daughter's Suicide," Fox News, 2007 http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,312018,00.html and "Verdict in MySpace Suicide Case," New York Times, 2008 http://www.nytimes.com/2008/11/27/us/27myspace.html Google Wave http://wave.google.com/: Email and instant messaging with text, photos, videos – real-time Web conferencing and ideas about how it will affect communication in education http://eschoolnews.p2ionline.com/Flip/sitebase/index.aspx?adgroupid=130235&view=single&webstoryid=14931792 KReyes 2009 Obituary about elderly blogger journal.amis95.blogspot.com Time magazine, June 8, 2009

More information : 

More information Forecast on emerging technologies in education, see 2009 Horizon Report at http://wp.nmc.org/horizon2009/ Brief explanations of blogs, podcasting, social bookmarking, social networking, Twitter, wikis, and more, see videos at Common Craft http://www.commoncraft.com/videos KReyes 2009

What is the MCC portal, anyway? : 

What is the MCC portal, anyway? high-speed light-rail train, like the Sprinter, that will connect the three MCC campuses in 2011 new X-box game, now popular in education one-stop Web spot for email, class rosters, Help Desk, and more... KReyes 2009

Want to know more? : 

Want to know more? What can the portal do for you? Portal training and support are available on an ongoing basis and promoted throughout the new year.  Training is available for committees, departments, or teams by request.  Multiple workshops are scheduled for Flex Week already  – sign up today KReyes 2009

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