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Showed “Today’s Student” video ethnography from Wesch.

What is Web 2.0? – Definition from Tim O’Reilly website also Josh Porter

Facebook & Myspace
Not sure what the education uses are for these pages
Bennington’s Crossett Library
Librarian looks on these sites to find books that students like, orders them and then comments to the students to let them know they are in the library
Educause states that 80% of US college students have Facebook accounts
Used for recruitment
Created a Facebook profile for the conference

Del.icio.us
queequeg83 is presenter’s profile
Research project
require students to use a specific tag so things are easy to find for everyone

flickr
People could take pics of class or project work and let people comment

SecondLife
The Electric Sheep Company
OnRez GUI for SL
Great content in SL and transportation is free
Steep learning curve for non-gamers
Sexually oriented regions
Technical difficulties

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Great information:

http://www.slideshare.net/cgreen/northwest-elearning-community-conference-keynote-1007/

http://www.oerrecommender.org/

Watch the demo!

http://services.alphaworks.ibm.com/coscripter/browse/about

If you have ever wanted to give a web tour or present a series of web pages to your class this tool could come in handy:  http://slides.diigo.com/

Create presentations on the web using pictures from Flickr or your computer.  You can add audio to the slides and users can comment in audio as well.

http://voicethread.com/classroom.php

Great tool!

http://photo.beholdsearch.com/search.jsp

Sometimes it is hard to keep up…

http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/10_future_web_trends.php

Using your phone to post blog messages and more…

http://lifehacker.com/software/voice-recognition/blog-twitter-and-schedule-with-your-voice-using-jott-296555.php

http://www.ninjawords.com/

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