Overall Reflection on IT780 Seminar in Instructional Technology

Have you found a proper Web 2.0 tool in Instructional Technology?    As illustrated in Dr. Yuen’s course materials, compared with other courses in this semester, IT780 concerns more about  online Web 2.0 tools for education. I think it could be understanded in this way, Web 2.0 tools for education are quite important, what we need is not… Read More Overall Reflection on IT780 Seminar in Instructional Technology

Reflection on Presentation – Your selected Web 2.0 tool

Assignment Requirement:  Students are required to select a Web 2.0 tool related to the focus of this course. My Web 2.0 tool Presentation on Empressr: Empressr @ web 2.0 http://www.slideshare.net/slideshow/embed_code/7717123 View more presentations from Sirui Wang Reflection on Presentation – Your selected Web 2.0 tool: For this assignment, I choose Empressr among those Web 2.0… Read More Reflection on Presentation – Your selected Web 2.0 tool

Blog Critique

1. Web Tools Applied to Teaching http://scyuen.wordpress.com/2010/06/16/web-tools-applied-to-teaching/#comments The rapid development of technology and web technology does offer much more tools for assisting language learning. These new webtools are fun, free, easy to access to, and more interactive. They have widen the whole learning environment to anywhere that has Internet access. Such flexible learning tools and… Read More Blog Critique

Discussion5: Web 2.0 Tools – Chapter 4

Chapter4  contributes to a new instructional design (ID) model for designing nonlinear application in Web 2.0 application. It addresses the cognitive demands involved in Web 2.0 learning, promotes learning that focuses on metacognitive thinking and self-regulation, facilitates knowledge integration and construction of schemas-of-the-moment for ill-structured learning, and finally delivers an environment by connecting activities with behavior to… Read More Discussion5: Web 2.0 Tools – Chapter 4

Discussion3: Podcasting – Chapter 15

Chapter 15 mainly concentrates on Podcasting and Web 2.0 technology. As one of the web 2.0 technologies, podcasting has gained its popularity in higher educational institutions recently. In this discussion about what podcast is and why it can gain its popularity, three aspects of podcasting have been mentioned. Aspect One is about the dynamic e-learning… Read More Discussion3: Podcasting – Chapter 15

Discussion2: Wikis – Chapters 7 & Chapter 8

These two chapters are concerning about Wiki and wiki products. Chapter 7 mainly discusses the advantages and challenges of using a Wiki to support the activities of students during group projects. The focus of this chapter is on the collaborative support of Wiki to online study. Besides, the criteria for selecting particular Wiki products for… Read More Discussion2: Wikis – Chapters 7 & Chapter 8