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Filamentality Spinning Your Own Web Activity SCILnet/Fort Lewis College 1 Presented by Sandy Turner SCILnet - Fort Lewis College Adapted from Filamentality Presentation by Jodi Reed & Tom March - Pacific Bell Education First SCILnet/Fort Lewis College 2 What you will learn today: What is Filamentality Why you might use it How to use it How others are using it SCILnet/Fort Lewis College 3 Some questions... How do I actually use the Web in the classroom or library? How do I make Web pages and post them on the Internet? SCILnet/Fort Lewis College 4 One possible answer... Filamentality http://www.kn.pacbell.com/ wired/fil SCILnet/Fort Lewis College 5 What does Filamentality do? Blends your learning goals with the many resources available on the Web guides you through the complete instructional design process lets you focus on instruction instead of HTML and graphics SCILnet/Fort Lewis College 6 Okay, Okay... we’ll tell you in real English: provides you with a web-activity template that prompts you for Web site info., titles, introductions, questions, etc. builds the Web page for you and posts it on the Web provides online support that helps you pick a topic, search, write good questions, etc. SCILnet/Fort Lewis College 7 Who is supposed to use it? teachers students media specialists/librarians technology trainers for schools Internet newbies Web authors (for rapid prototyping) SCILnet/Fort Lewis College 8 Hit me over the head with it one more time!!! You can create a Web-based learning activity that targets a specific kind of learning! You get to create Web pages without knowing HTML! Your page is immediately posted on the Internet (that’s right, you get your very own www-dot-thingy)! SCILnet/Fort Lewis College 9 The Filamentality Process: startwith a topic choose a format based on your learning goal(s) gather links scaffold the links with instructions, questions, etc. see the “guided tour” once you are in Filamentality SCILnet/Fort Lewis College 10 Filamentality Formats: Hotlist Treasure Hunt Sampler Scrapbook WebQuest see guides for details SCILnet/Fort Lewis College 11 How others are using Filamentality... Web activities for students (check out the Filamentality registry) Training (see guide for Trainers) Student-created and published work Collaborative activities SCILnet/Fort Lewis College 12 So what’s the idea behind the word “Filamentality”? “Filaments” are the fine individual strands of a spider’s web. “Mentality” is the brain’s thinking capacity. So...”Filamentality” helps you spin pieces of the Web into your own Web-based learning activities. SCILnet/Fort Lewis College 13 Before we begin “the spin”, return to the tutorial: Use the “Go” menu above and see if you can go all the way back to the Filamentality Module Intro page (should be toward the bottom of the menu) If you have lost the this page, go to the following address: http://scilnet.fortlewis.edu/edtech/Filament/default.htm SCILnet/Fort Lewis College 14
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