Web 2.0 for learning

Web 2.0 and the changing ways we are using computers for learning: what are the implications for pedagogy and curriculum?
Graham Attwell concludes that oral traditions of story telling to be found in many African cultures offer a potentially strong pedagogic approach to knowledge sharing and learning through social networks. What are the implications for learning through social networking in an increasingly globalised and multicultural world?

1. Introduction

This paper is written as a basis for discussion and debate. It presents a series of hypotheses about the development of education and training systems, institutions, pedagogy and curricula as the basis for exploring how education may develop in the future. Central to these hypotheses is a cultural understanding of education both as a reflection and part of wider societal organisation and in individual terms as a reflection of the ways in which we learn and share knowledge.

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BBC vložila údaje o povodních do Google Maps

BBC s využitím Google Maps vytvořila interaktivní mapu povodní, kde najdete povodňové výstrahy, záchranná centra, snímky, videa i rozhlasové zpravodajství pro oblast Berkshire, které je nejvíce ohroženou oblastí.

Google Maps - povodně v Berkshire


iNetWord: online WYSIWYG textový a HTML editor

Online editorů je plno: iNetWord nabízí záložky (pracujete s více dokumenty v jednom okně), šablony, sdílení, obrázky, možnost uložení v HTML, DOC nebo PDF...
iNetWord - online WYSIWYG textový a HTML editor


Classroom 2.0

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Welcome to Classroom20.com, the social networking site for those interested in the practical application of computer technology (especially Web 2.0) in the classroom and in their own professional development. Especially we hope that those who feel they are "beginners" will find this a comfortable place to start being a part of the community dialog and to learn more.

Just learning about Web 2.0 tools in the classroom? Here are some good links:
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wikiHow aneb vědět jak

Návody na všechno možné od politury na nábytek po OpenColu...
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by offering solutions to the problems of everyday life.
wikiHow currently contains 21,594 articles written, edited, and
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Akvizice Google, Microsoft a Yahoo v posledních letech

Přehled připravil Victor ve skvělém skladišti časových os xtimeline.com:


E-Mail, Forums, IM, Miniblogging - jde ve všem o totéž?

The launch of Pownce and the big response it received from bloggers and users alike was so full of different explanations and definitions of this new tool that it’s safe to say that no one actually knows what it is.

This is a classic case of forest obscuring the proverbial trees. Let’s take a step back and look what these services do and what are their main characteristics. They’re obviously all about communication. This communication can be:

1) one to one
2) one to many
3) many to many

Furthermore, it can happen in:

a) real time
b) with a delay

And finally, it can be:

x) permanent (which means the same conversation can always be found)
y) temporary (which means that although the contents of the communication might be logged, it’s not directly reachable in a fixed place)

By this categorization, instant messaging would be 1ay; e-mail is 1bx, but it can also be 2bx or 3bx, while blogs and all its varieties - tumblelogs, miniblogs - pretty much fall into the 2bx category.

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Play with AJAX

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Ajax Feed

Grabs an Rss xml feed and display it in a div.
Play with Ajax Feed


The AJAX Fisheye menu.

Play with FishEye

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Geni.com: rodokmen online má po 5 měsících již 5 milionů záznamů

Zkuste si to:

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Los Angeles, Calif. (PRWEB) July 2, 2007 -- Geni (www.geni.com), the social network that connects users by their genealogy, today announced that it has acquired over 5 million profiles since launching in mid-January just 5 months ago.

On Geni.com, families work together to build their family trees and create profiles for the people in those trees. The site is unique among social networks in that users can create profiles for each other. This allows relatives to create profiles for deceased ancestors and parents to create and maintain profiles for their children.

Our goal is to unite the world in a single family tree, and then help those family members learn about and stay in touch with each other

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Fauxto: pokus o Photoshop online aneb Kde je hranice?

Nová generace tak zvaných Web 2.0 apliakcí je psaná pomocí AJAX či Flex a dalších technologií či nástrojů, pracuje s pomocí prohlížeče, je zpravidla multiplatformní a spolupracuje se servery, které poskytují řadu služeb počínaje od uložení a sdílení dat až třeba po marketingovou podporu. Výkon PC na jednu stranu umožňuje tvorbu aplikací ve skriptových jazycích všeho druhu, na druhou stranu je tu mnoho kategorií zařízení s výkonem více méně tenkých klientů. Prostor je tedy obtížně pokrytelný a pak je třeba klást si otázku, kam až jít? Po shlédnutí grafického editoru Fauxto mi to vrtá v hlavě víc a víc... Tahle aplikace je jakoby vytvořená pro odkup někým velkým ;-)



To-do-list online

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do.Oh (pronounced do-point-oh) is a todo list, crossed with a zany poll. Because we thought that would be fun!

How does it work? 1. Add something to your list. 2. Do it! 3. Vote in a zany poll!

Why you should use do.Oh:

  • You like todo lists

  • You like zany polls

  • Looks great on an iPhone!

  • It works with Twitter and Facebook! OMGWTF!

  • No tags, categories or confusing options of any kind...

  • It helps you do your chores! Because someone's got to be your mom.

  • Our logo looks like an emoticon :)

  • You will not be asked to invite your friends.

  • So easy to join...

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Symbaloo is a Search Start Page

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Symbaloo is a front page of sorts, offering much in the way of search and centralized access to other links you frequent on the Internet.

With this service, you get tiny modules that have been bunched together by default for many of your every day purposes: travel and shopping search, music and torrents, podcasts and RSS feeds. These can be rearranged, added to and deleted, according to your preferences. Symbaloo has left a few boxes empty for you to insert your own modules based on its existing options (such as a weather widget) or a custom URL. A search box in the center of the screen lets you perform a regular keyword search, or a specific search based on a module you’ve chosen; for instance, clicking on the dictionary module gives you the option to do a dictionary.com search, and a drop down menu allows you to choose Merriam Webster or Wiktionary instead. Your actual search results will appear in a new browser window.

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Srovnání 14 personalizovaných úvodních stránek

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Analytics Toolbox: více než padesát nástrojů na analýzu provozu...

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From analyzing your RSS feed to counting page views to visual representations of where your visitors are clicking, there is no shortage of companies looking to help you better understand your web site’s traffic. In our latest “toolbox” installment, we analyze (pun intended) the wide variety of applications and tools available for keeping tabs on how your sites, feeds, blogs, emails, or even your intranet is performing.

As with our other toolbox articles, we encourage you to add other applicable links in the comments area.

ClickTracks - Enterprise analytics software, shows visitor navigation directly on your site’s pages.

Crazy Egg - Provides visual “Heat Maps” to show where your visitors are clicking.

Indextools - Provides web-based analytics package featuring real-time reporting. The Path Explorer feature provides a visual overlay of how users are behaving on your site.

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edu 2.0: the future of education?!

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