Pursuing Excellence for Tomorrow's Challenges
The Web 2.0: Collaboration Tools and Apps for K12 Educators course will provide a hands-on approach to exploring the potential to Web 2.0 applications, making full use of collaborative environments and engaging learners in a variety of ways. The course will focus on applications which will enable educators and students the knowledge and expertise of online collaboration and Web 2.0 tools. Educators will develop an understanding the role of the computer “cloud” and its potential in society while developing an appreciation of a Web 2.0-based tool set. Teachers will explore the basics of the Google search and engage in more powerful and targeted use of web resources, with tools such as GMail and Blogger, Google Docs and Calendar.