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									                                                                                                        Pennsylvania 2008 Transition Forum, July 23-25, 2008

                        Social Networking Tools and Techniques: Cool e-Tools for Transition Practitioners
                              Fran G. Smith, Ed.D, CVE, Technology Coordinator: TTAC; Director: INFUSIO Lab fgsmith@vcu.edu
             VDOE Training & Technical Assistance Center | School of Education | Virginia Commonwealth University |http://www.vcu.edu/ttac
                                                     Presentation Wiki: http://socialweb20.pbwiki.com


   The Web 2.0: [Web 2.0 is a trend in World Wide Web technology, and web design, a second generation of web-based communities and
hosted services such as social-networking sites, wikis, blogs, and folksonomies, which aim to facilitate creativity, collaboration, and sharing
among users (http://www.wikipedia.com]

   Tool                          Function                                                     Application (s)
   Blog                          A blog is a website where entries are commonly               http://www.blogspot.com
                             displayed in reverse chronological order. Blogs are often        http://www.edublogs.org
                             used to provide commentary or news on a particular               http://www.assistivetechnology.vcu.edu
                             subject, as an online diary, or as a place to share
                             information.
   Wiki                          A wiki is software that allows users to easily create,       http://www.wikipedia.com
                             edit, and link pages together and are often used to create       http://www.pbwiki.com
                             collaborative community websites.                                http://www.wikispaces.com

                                                                                              http://udl4literacy.pbwiki.com
   Video Sharing Site            Video sharing sites are for users to upload, view and        http://www.youtube.com
                             share video clips and often include a range of                   http://www.teachertube.com
                             customization features as well as video content.
   Podcast/ Vodcast              A podcast is a collection of digital media files which can   http://www.itunes.com
                             be used for playback on portable media players and
                             personal computers. Video podcasts provide online
                             delivery of video on demand video clip content.
    Online Document              Online Document Programs Web-based provide online            http://www.google.com/google-d-s/intl/en/tour1.html
Creation Tools               spaces where users can work and share collaboratively on         http://www.slideshare.net/
                             word processor, spreadsheet, and presentation
                             applications/ documents.
   Social Networks               A social network service uses software to build online       http://www.facebook.com
                             social networks for communities of people who share              http://www.myspace.com
                             interests and activities.                                        http://www.ning.com
                                                                                              http://www.linkedin.com
                                                                                                                     Pennsylvania 2008 Transition Forum, July 23-25, 2008

    Social Bookmarking               Social bookmarking is a method for Internet users to                http://www.delicious.com
                                 store, organize, search, and manage bookmarks of web                    http://www.delicious.com/fsmith
                                 pages on the Internet and exchange this information
                                 through a virtual weblink.
   Live Blogging                     Live Notetaking offers a webspace where uses can                    http://www.coveritlive.com/
(Notetaking)                     record notes on a presentation of lecture, save within this
                                 webspace and share with many.
     Virtual Worlds                  Second Life (abbreviated as SL) is an Internet-based                http://www.secondlife.com
                                 virtual world launched in 2003, developed by Linden
                                 Research, Inc (commonly referred to as Linden Lab), which
                                 came to international attention via mainstream news
                                 media in late 2006 and early 2007.[4]
    Resources
Audio: What Wikipedia can teach us about new media literacies, http://connect.educause.edu/blog/gbayne/elipodcastwhatwikipediaca/46006
Brown, J. S. (2000, March/April). Growing up digital: How the Web changes work, education, and the ways people learn. Change, 11-20.
          http://www.soe.vcu.edu/infusio/pdf/GrowingUpDigital.pdf
Brown, J. S. & Adler R. P. (2008). Minds on fire: Open education, the long tail, and learning 2.0, EDUCAUSE Review, 43(1), 16-32.
          http://connect.educause.edu/Library/EDUCAUSE+Review/MindsonFireOpenEducationt/45823
EDUCAUSE (2008). Connecting and reflecting: Preparing learners for life 2.0. http://educause.edu/ELI081
EDUCAUSE (2008). 7 Things You Need to Know Series, http://www.educause.edu/7ThingsYouShouldKnowAboutSeries/7495
Gray, T., Silver-Pacuilla, H., Saucer, M. (2008, January). The power of social media to promote assistive and learning technologies. Washington, DC: American Institutes for
          Research.
Rose, D. H., & Meyer, A. (2002). Teaching every student in the digital age. Alexandria. VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.
          http://www.cast.org/teachingeverystudent/ideas/tes/
The New Media Consortium (NMC). (2006). The horizon report. NMC: The New Media Consortium National Learning Infrastructure Initiative. Retrieved March 10, 2008, from
          http://connect.educause.edu/Library/ELI/2008HorizonReport/45926
VCU TTAC Assistive Technology Blog: http://www.assistivetechnology.vcu.edu
VCU TTAC Website: http://www.vcu.edu/ttac
Video: Wikis in Plain English, http://www.commoncraft.com/video-wikis-plain-english
YouTube: The Machine is Using Us, http://youtube.com/watch?v=NLlGopyXT_g
VSTE Social Networking Technology Rocks in Virginia Site: http://vsteonline.ning.com/
VSTE Social Networking AT Rocks in Virginia Site: http://vsteonline.ning.com/group/at

								
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