links for 2010-06-22

  • This page has been set up so you can check out different types of class blogs to get ideas for your own class blog. You could also use this list to make connections with classes in other countries.
  • the following question about any learning task utilizing technology:

    1. Accommodating? Tech use which accommodates replicates existing analog (non-digital) learning or communication.
    2. Transformative? Transformative tech use opens new doors of possibilities for learning and/or communication which would not be available without the technology.

  • I think of the today's web 2.0 tools as a wardrobe for my class. A wardrobe is a collection of wearing apparel and accessories. My instructional wardrobe must consist only of those things that fit me and make me better as a teacher. I will share my wardrobe with you, but you must try on all sorts of outfits to see what fits you the best. Happy Shopping!
  • – Fishbowl Discussions w/ EtherPad-Type Bowl Summarizers
    – Research Notebook w/ Evernote (student-prepared note taking; reciprocal teaching)
    – Shared Interactive Notes via Google Docs (student-prepared note taking)
    – Backchannel during mini-lecture via any one of many options: Twitter, Google Wave, Etherpad substitute, Google Docs, Chatzy, etc. (student-prepared note-taking, summary frame
    – Active/Critical Reading (Student-Prepared Note-Taking)
    – Lecture Capture/Rethinking the Delivery of Content (Teacher-Prepared Notes, Rule-Based Strategy)
    – Foundations and Resource Wiki (Teacher & Student-Prepared Notes, Reciprocal Teaching, Summary Frames)
    – Scribe Posting ala Darren Kuropatwa (Note Taking, Reciprocal Teaching, and Rule-Based Strategy)
    – Class Tag on Delicious and Class Share Google Reader w/ resource summary
    – Good ol’ Note taking – provide students with a wealth of options both traditional and digital. Help them determine what works best for them
  • Nicholas Carr, whose new book, “The Shallows,” argues that the compulsive skimming, linking and multitasking of our screen reading is undermining the deep, immersive focus that has defined book culture for centuries.
  • Do you want to archive tweets from your conference?

    Maybe archive trending hashtags or keywords for historical or analysis purposes?

    Maybe save your own personal tweets?
    Twapper Keeper is here to help!

    How does it work?
    1. Create a new Twapper Keeper archive based upon hashtag, keyword, or person

    2. Tell your friends about the archive

    3. Read, track, export, and analyze as much as you want!

  • If you use Twitter, chances are you’ve tweeted from a live event. But there’s so much more Twitter can offer.