Web 2.0



* Web 2.0 Training

by Vicki Davis
click here to view Vicki Davis' <2007 SIGTel Online Learning Award winner> Web 2.0 training from AtomicLearning.

* Do you know WEB 2.0?

See if you can decipher between Star Wars names or WEB 2.0 names. Go HERE

View the Web 2.0 slideshow and demo one after another. Here are some of my favorites. Someday, I will organize them a little better.
A Thanks to: Virtual Karma for a great list!

* Others Worth Mentioning

301url- Turn your looooooong URL into a short one
43things.com- site sharing of ideas or life dreams. Find those who have done what you would like to do!
Slideshare.net upload a slide presentation and embed the code into a site/blog/wiki- awesome!
CiteBite - time saving service. Simply copy the relevant text at a site and the URL. Paste each, and the service will highlight the relevant material for you(what you copied) saving time searching and finding what is really important at a website without scrolling and searching. The link can be attached to a webpage or added to you del.icio.us bookmarks, other options are available. No sign-up required.
HippoCampus - Great site for online textbooks from a number of different publishers. This source is free! The site gives you two versions of the book, one is a flash presentation with audio and pictures for your learners who may have difficulty reading to hear the content and see it visually. The other is the written text which is availabe to print if you so desire or just read off of the site. A broad range of courses and disciplines, check it out to see if your book is there!
http://cogdogroo.wikispaces.com/StoryTools - 50 ways to tell the same story using Web 2.0

* Animation

Voki- create your own animation character and add it to your website
Fodeys - animated squirrels, tomatoes, flowers, and create-your-own newspaper headlines

* Free Web Widgets


* Online Collaborating

Zoho.com - Free word processing tools online...no more MS Office! The new Zoho Creator makes online forms and data collection easy.
Google Docs - Similar to Zoho, collaborate with others using their word processor/spreadsheet tools.
Wikispaces.com- A wiki is a web-based collaborative working environment which allows a user to post text, photos, or video onto a webpage instantaneously. What's great about wikis is that anyone can edit or make changes to the wiki at any time. You are on wikispaces right now. All you need is an email address, a username, and a password to create a wikispace.

* Online Calendars

Calendar Hub- Share, collaborate and even import from Outlook or iCal
Kiko- Share, collaborate and even import from Outlook or iCal

* Interactive Whiteboard

Thinkature - A FREE online whiteboard.
Skrbl.com - A Free online whiteboard that can be put into a webpage or linked to through a webpage. Multiple users can work and collaborate at once. Great for working on or instructing math problems, maps, etc.. site has many possibilities. Can use Graffiti for quick online collaboration or use Skrbl session for more advanced interaction and options like importing pictures and other documents. Has the ability to save work for then posting as a web link from your web page or make a picture for later referral.

* Photos

Bubbleshare- create a slide show of your photos and put the code onto your site/blog!
Flickr.com- Flickr is an online "blog" of photos. Flickr is the best way to store, sort, search and share your photos online.
Picnik.com - A free online photo editor
Stainedglasscollage.com -Bring in your photos to create a stained glass collage!
23- Organize and share your photos- you get 300 uploads a month
Gimp- Similar to photoshop, but free! You'll need to download and install.
Snipshot- Crop a picture. Very Simple!

* Blogging

BLOG- A blog is a personal diary. A daily pulpit. A collaborative space. A political soapbox. A breaking-news outlet. A collection of links. Your own private thoughts. Memos (or memoirs) to the world. Your blog is whatever you want it to be. There are millions of them, in all shapes and sizes, and there are no real rules. In simple terms, a blog is a web site, where you write stuff on an ongoing basis. New stuff shows up at the top, so your visitors can read what's new. Then they comment on it or link to it or email you. Or not. There are many free blog sites on the Internet. Blogger is a free web tool by Google. You can have your very first blog up in a matter of seconds!
Bloglines is a web-based aggregator for browsing weblogs and other news feeds. Copy and paste the RSS feed into your Bloglines aggregator and receive instant updates on all of your favorite blogs!
21classes.com- Manage a blog for each student in your class- All within ONE main blog! AWESOME!

* Video

Viddler.com-Viddler is a fresh, creative web application that lets you upload, enhance, and share digital video quickly and easily inside your web browser. What separates Viddler from the rest is it's ability for someone to add pop up comments right onto the video while it's playing. Viddler offers a 500 Megabyte limit per video with unlimited content storage. With Viddler, you can set tags on your video for others to search, set privacy parameters on individual video content, build your social network of your friends video collection, and embed the video player right onto your webpage or blog. Viddler will offer you there video player for FREE to put onto your website (you just need to copy and paste a line of javascript. Keep it on your site without kids going to the Viddler site.
Cuts.com - a free online video editor. Bring in a video from the web, and turn it into a new video!
TeacherTube - It's Youtube for teachers! copy and paste the embedded code into your blog/site.
jumpcut.com -Jumpcut is a place to make movies and interact with people. It's imovie on the web! Create an account in seconds and start editing your video right on the internet. "Clips" on jumpcut are raw video files that you upload from your computer. You can combine clips with photos and music in our editor to make jumpcuit "movies".
Eyespot.com - a free online video editing tool. Service is great for those videos you get from services like YouTube, TeacherTube, etc.. that might not play on desktop. This service doesn't download videos but users can upload video from their computer and have it rendered to a mac, pc, psp, ipod, or divx format which is playable on a desktop or laptop. When the video is complete an email is sent to download. Can also copy the code and embed it into a webpage.
Miro.com - a free, open source internet tv and video player. Also a great site to save and convert Youtube video files for use in the classrooms.

* Online Storage

Box.net- Box.net currently provides secure online file storage and sharing functionality to over 500,000 registered users, serving files to millions of people around the world. Box.net's unique platform allows personal and commercial content to be accessible, sharable, and storable in any format from anywhere. Get 1Gig of storage FREE!
xDrive- How about 5gigs? Free!

* Conferencing

Skype.com Got Skype? Skype is a free web based tool which allows users to make phone calls right from their computer! And it's free! Make an audio phone call to another person's computer, or if both computers have a video camera attached, a video conference is in order! You can also make Skype calls to landlines and cell phones, but there is a small annual fee to do so.
Yackpack.comYackpack is a free online "audio conference". It's like a video conference only, you don't see video, just a photo of the person talking. You can have multiple persons in a conference call having a LIVE conversation. So cool!
Evoca.com- Create audio recordings - works with Skype
Tangler- Create online discussion groups/forum with realtime chatting. Embed video (youtube) and multimedia! Very Cool!

* Social Bookmarking

del.icio.us -del.icio.us is a social bookmarking website -- the primary use of del.icio.us is to store your bookmarks online, which allows you to access the same bookmarks from any computer and add bookmarks from anywhere, too. On del.icio.us, you can use tags to organize and remember your bookmarks, which is a much more flexible system than folders. You can also use del.icio.us to see the interesting links that your friends and other people bookmark, and share links with them in return. You can even browse and search del.icio.us to discover the cool and useful bookmarks that everyone else has saved -- which is made easy with tags.

Video Examples

* The Rise of Web 2.0

* Co-creating in Web 2.0


  • Click here for FREE Web 2.0 material offered to the world by Terry-Freedman.org.uk.

Best Practices

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