[h]Interaction and student contributions[/h]
VLE
Simple to create content Include links, files and media (video everywhere) Gradable (rubrics) Track engagement through Grade centre
Blogs
Posts appear chronologically Feedback / discussion through comments All posts can be seen by cohort Typical uses: * Reflection * Resource sharing * News
* Course or individual display * Commenting * Support for anonymity * Gradeable
Journals
Posts appear chronologically Feedback / discussion through comments Privacy options Typical uses: * Learing journal * E-Portfolio
* Private or open * Commenting * Gradeable
Wikis
* Configurable student participation * Commenting * Gradeable
Collaboratively editable webpages Typical uses: * Collaborative projects * Shared data sets * Information resource
Discussion Boards
Boards > Forums > Threads > Posts > Replies Typical uses: * Q&A * Directed discussion
* Post first option * Gradeable * Subscriptions * Supports anonymous posts * Tagging * Rating * Moderation
Groups
Tools: * Blogs * Discussion Boards * E-mail * File exchange * Journals * Tasks * Wikis
Manual, self or random enrol Group spaces for collaboration Configurable range of tools Integrates with adaptive release Options for group assessment / feedback
http://www.york.ac.uk/it-services/it/google/[Google apps for education]
https://sites.google.com/a/york.ac.uk/google-sites-editable-demo-2013/[Sites]
Start with blank page or bespoke template Configurable premissions levels (owner, editor, reader) Typical uses: * Information resource * Collaborative / creative projects * e-portfolio
Docs / drive
Create and share docs * Documents * Spreadsheets * Presentations * Video * Other files shared
Groups
Open or private Share resources Group e-mails
https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/111138038754004333717[Communities]
Part of Google + Private or open
[h]Key questions[/h] * Privacy * User experience * Feedback options * Presentation of resources * Clarity of task * Tutor role * Student motivation