Archive for June, 2009

Past seminar meetings… some links

Last week our seminar room was blocked because of the “Bildungsstreik” by twitter we arranged to meet outside. Within the seminar we talked also about the Iran election and the rule of the internet.
May be this Link is interesting for you: Twitter 1, Censors 0: Why it’s still working
I also found some links which might help you doing your pecha kucha presentation in three weeks:
Guide to Making a Pecha Kucha Presentation: Slide Design
Felix Jung’s Pecha Kucha presentation Tips

Below you will find the presentation I used for my pecha kucha.

By rob

Best practices of teaching with (micro)blogging

Examples of Educational Blogging

LMS: WordPress as LMS
Classblog: Mrs. Bakers Biology Class
Another Classblog: Class 8d
Courseblog: Coming of Age
Knowledge sharing: Weiterbildungsblog
self reflective: Examensblog

EduBlog Awards

University Blogfarms

EPB Uni-Hamburg
ZMML Uni Bremen
FU-Berlin

Twitter for Teachong

Teaching History with twitter

Just Ideas

25 ways to teach with Twitter by Sonja Cole

Please share additional Links in the comments!

Pecha Kucha style as a way to do your presentation

You are asked to create a theoretical based usecase of microblogging or blogging and publish your results online.

The next step will be to give a presentation of your results in the seminar. In order to avoid long and exhausting presentations I ask you to do your presentation using pecha kucha style.

Pecha Kucha („Éö„ÉÅ„É£„ÇØ„ÉÅ„É£?), usually pronounced in three syllables like “pe-chak-cha”) is a presentation format in which content can be easily, efficiently and informally shown, usually at a public event designed for that purpose. Under the format, a presenter shows 20 images for 20 seconds apiece, for a total time of 6 minutes, 40 seconds.1

So everyone should bring a slideshow with 20 slides with herself/himself to give a presentation of 6 minutes 40 seconds in total for our last seminar session on 14th of juli. Read more »

  1. Pecha Kucha. (2009, June 12). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 13:54, June 12, 2009, from http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Pecha_Kucha&oldid=295977278 []

Whats up next?

This Post should help you to get some orientation for the next weeks. Please add you whishes, problems, thoughts, ideas, ….

  1. What kind of Problems are you facing with Task #6?
  2. Make sure to to get feedback to Task #6 from at least two people. Ask them to comment on your Posts. They don’t have to belong to the seminar. Consider to give feedback to the other students blogs!
  3. Please let me know what you want to deal with in the last weeks during the seminar. What do you still want to learn about educational (micro)blogging?
  4. Make sure all tasks are done till the end of the semester.


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  1. Pink Sherbet Photography []

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