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Week1

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Vance will start referencing course content here.  The contents of this page, once they are conceptually agreed to, can be moved to more accessible pages, such as Week 1, Week 2 etc

 

January 12-19, 2009 - Week 1: Theme - What is/are Multiliteracies?

  • Synchronous discussion
    • Vance can lead a seminar discussion in Elluminate 14:00 GMT Sunday this week
  • Project
    • Complete the needs analysis
    • Start a blog or wiki journal to track progress in this course
  • Tools

 

Week 2: Theme - Tagging and aggregation

  • Content
  • Synchronous discussion
    • Something about WritingMatrix?  Doris would like to talk about how working with blogs and different ways to express ideas by using different web 2.0 have helped my students improve their multiliteracies...
  • Projects
    • Explore and implement ways of aggregating each other's blogs and wikis etc
    • Explore and implement ways of aggregating content from other EVO courses
    • Organize work on a wikibook using Havingalookatmultiliteracies.pbwiki.com
    • Set up Pageflakes or Netvibes or Protopages spaces
  • Tools
    • RSS Feed readers
      • Google reader
      • Bloglines ... still working?
    • Social Bookmarking
    • Blog Aggregators
      • Technorati - Set up an RSS feed from your tag search
      • Google Blog Search
      • Pageflakes
      • Netvibes
      • Protopages

 

Week 3: Blogging and microblogging

  • Content
    • Stevens, Vance. (2008). Trial by Twitter: The rise and slide of the year's most viral microblogging platform. TESL-EJ, Volume 12, Number 1:http://tesl-ej.org/ej45/int.html
    • You're no one if you're not on Twitter
  • Synchronous discussion
  • Projects
    • Compile an annotated blogroll (at a wiki or combined blog)
    • Compile a listing of whose microblogs to follow
    • Begin outline of what to put in e-portfolio

 

Week 4: Communication through the new literacies

  • Content
    •  
    •  
  • Synchronous discussion
    •  
  • Projects
    • As a group, compile a listing (of podcasts)
    • Be developing an e-portfolio
  • Tools
    • Synchronous
      • Webcasts
    • Asynchronous
      • Podcasts
        • Edtech Talk
        • Start a list
      • Voicethread
      • Slideshare
      • Google docs and similar, Google notebook

 

Week 5: Theme - Edupunk

Seen on Twitter today: "Every great advance in natural knowledge has involved the absolute rejection of authority."

- Thomas Huxley http://www.famousquotesandauthors.com/authors/thomas_huxley_quotes.html

  • Content
    • Will find materials from Delicious links
  • Synchronous discussion
    • Shouldn't be hard to find an edupunk character to chat with us
  • Projects
    • Be moving your work here into something resembling a portal to an e-portfolio
  • Tools

 

 

Week 6: Theme - Crititical issues

  • Content
    • Net neutrality
    • Net safety
      • Cyberbullying
  • Synchronous discussion
    •  
  • Projects
    • list here
  • Tools
    • list here

 

 

 

 

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