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Web 2.0 Tools

Read, listen, and learn about how web 2.0 tools can be seamlessly integrated into online learning,

Twitter is a great way to create quick updates to remind students of upcoming assignments, projects, and tests.

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VoiceThread is a great asynchronous way to conduct chats. Post a discussion prompt and let the class take over by posting their own audio comments or text comments to build on the conversation. Use the space in the middle area to post PowerPoints, pictures, or other relevant information!

Jing is a great tool to use to create a video and voice recording right from your computer screen. Use it to explain a PowerPoint, demonstrate how to do something, or make your own unique movie.

Sign up for a Twitter account to start tweeting today!

Voki is a site that enables you to create your own speaking avatar. You have the ability to design your own character and background. Your avatar will move their lips to vocalize anything you type or say. Share your avatar via e-mail, or embed the code into your website. Click on the image to the right to see the avatar in action -- it was recorded using Jing. Continue reading below for information about Jing.

Use your avatar as a motivation piece, or to keep up momentum during your course.

Skype is a great synchronous chat tool-- you can make skype to skype phone calls for free anywhere in the world. Not only can you use the conference call feature to talk to and chat with a group of people all at once, but you can make an individual call to someone and see them in real time with your webcam!


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