Exploring Web 2.0

Workshop Date & Description: Thursday, July 2, 2009: Exploring Web 2.0

Feel like you are pretty adept at using a computer? Just when you think you have something mastered, it changes on you. Now we have Web 2.0, blogging, wikis, podcasts, VoiceThread, twitter, social networks, TeacherTube…the list goes on and on! Join this workshop for a hands-on fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants overview of the technology tools that are at your fingertips, if only you knew how to use them! (ADE Criteria: Content, Instructional strategies, Educational technology)

Objectives:

  • Participants will gain an understanding of Web 2.0. 2.
  • Participants will participate in discussion of the various aspects of Web 2.0, including blogging and wikis, and how these can be used in the classroom.
  • Participants will have the opportunity to use these tools and gain personal experience in using the tools Web 2.0 has to offer.