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[Fall Workshop 2007] Program

Web 2.0 – Educational Whats, Whys and Hows
Friday November 2nd, 2007
BCIT DTN campus, 8th floor

There are many misconceptions about Web 2.0.  Bring both your expertise to share and your questions to have answered, as we explore the truth behind Web 2.0. Through demonstrations and brainstorming, we will all walk away with a better understanding of what Web 2.0 really is, and why and how to implement its features in our teaching and learning practice.


Networking Breakfast

Welcome & Introductions

Gina Bennett, College of the Rockies and SCETUG Chair

Bryan Fair, BCIT and SCETUG Vice-Chair

Technology Update

Steve Dotto, Dotto Tech

Networking Break

Wiki: Software for Communities of Inquiry

John Maxwell, Canadian Centre for Studies in Publishing, SFU

Institutional Updates

Douglas College

Malaspina University College

UBC – Okanagan


Roundtable Coffee Chats on Web 2.0 Topics

(Two repeat sessions of 25 min. each: blogs/vlogs/wikis; collaborative content; Facebook & social networking sites; mobile content/cell/text messaging; Open source content; podcasting; safety in the Web 2.0 world; shared service model for Web 2.0 services; Second Life & educational applications; student contributed content/mashups)

Web 2.0 Educational Whats, Whys, and Hows

Summary from roundtables and open discussion

Closing Remarks