Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts and Other Powerful Web Tools for Classrooms: Corwin Press.www.corwinpress.com, $27.95
This guide demonstrates how Web tools can generate exciting new learning formats and explains how to apply these tools in the classroom to engage students in a world of synchronous Refers to events that are synchronized, or coordinated, in time. For example, the interval between transmitting A and B is the same as between B and C, and completing the current operation before the next one is started are considered synchronous operations. Contrast with asynchronous. information feeds and interactive learning. It offers specific teaching applications for online photo galleries, social bookmarking Ranking a Web site by users who like the content rather than by the total number of links to the site. Social bookmarking sites such as del.icio.us (http://del.icio.us) let users tag their favorite sites with key words and post them for others to see. See folksonomy and page ranking. , Web logs, rich site summary that feed specific content into the classroom, wins, which are a collaborative col·lab·o·rate
intr.v. col·lab·o·rat·ed, col·lab·o·rat·ing, col·lab·o·rates
1. To work together, especially in a joint intellectual effort.
2. Web space for sharing published content, and aggregators that collect content generated via the RSS feed Summaries of Web site content that are published in the RSS format for download. See RSS. .