Web 2.0 Technologies Lightning Round

Wednesday, March 11 | 12:30PM–1:20PM | Room 551
Session Type: Professional Development
Making the "Front Page" of iTunes U
Kenneth Freundlich, Director, Instructional Technology, Wellesley College
This talk will discuss why Apple has highlighted Wellesley content in the iTunes Store since January 2008 and will outline the resources needed to create an iTunes U presence that successfully promotes your college or university.

Designing and Producing a Podcast for Training and Online Learning
Russell L. Kahn, Professor of Information Design, SUNY Institute of Technology
This session will describe how to create video podcasts that are part of an online graduate-level design program using voice-overs, PowerPoint, and markup tools on a tablet PC.

WesTube and iTunes U
Ganesan Ravishanker, Associate Vice President for Information Technology Services, Wesleyan University
This short presentation will describe what it took to convince the powers that be that we should have a presence on YouTube and in iTunes U. It will compare how easy it was to get things up and running on YouTube compared to iTunes U and go over the workflow we have in place to turn our multimedia assets over to these outlets.

Using Web 2.0 Technologies to Develop an Online Presence
Rose Tirotta, Instructional Technologist, Hofstra University
This presentation will show how Twitter, wikis, and blogs have been used in both online and face-to-face courses to foster community and collaboration.