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Technology Collaborative Tools in the Digital World (TTL 1) - Anya E. Tabal

Technology Collaborative
Tools in the Digital World
Anya E. Tabal
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Learning Outcomes:
• Identified and explored collaborative tools or
applications that can be integrated in
• Built a platform or an online account that can
be used for a collaborative work.
• The learners of this generation are a new kind
of breed and it is important that teachers
understand how to deal with them.
• They seem to thrive in collaborative learning.
• They like to connect to the social networking
• Creating and producing something are what they
prefer to do rather than become consumers of
information inside the classroom.
• They like to be mobile either physically or
virtually as they traverse from point to point
or site to site.
• Apparently they seem to be investing a huge
amount of their time in a digital social
environment although they can be more self –
directed in choosing what they want to learn,
how they want to learn and when they want
to learn.
Technology as a Collaborative Tool
• One way to engage students is to give them a
challenge and a chance to work together.
• An example is when you give them an issue to
discuss which they can continue talking about
even if they are outside of the class.
• Students may continue the discussion and
share information or come up with an
agreement by texting, emailing, chatting,
or using the online document.
• There are a lot of available tools and
applications that can be used to work
collaboratively with others. Some of these are
skype, wikis, blog, google form, web
conferencing, Realtimeboard, among others.
You need to explore each application to be
familiar with the features.
• Is a software
application allowing
you to do a
videoconferencing for
• All you need is to create
an account and can be
used for a video
• Is a software that allows
you to create a page or a
selection of pages
designed to allow you to
post or write, edit, or
upload a link quickly.
• This is good when
students need to work
together to complete a
task even if they are not
physically together.
• It is journaling your
ideas to which others
can react allowing a
thread of discussion to
take place and which
can be used online.
• It is the abbreviation of
It would help if you provide
direction when using a weblog:
a. Use weblog with a clear instructional
objective. It is an opportunity to explore the
skill of communicating ideas. Like in a
writing class, you can guide students on how
to design the whole blog or upload materials
and support students in developing critical
b. Guidance on what and how to post will be
needed. Teach the students that the blogging
is for educational purposes and is different
from a personal blog. Proper or formal
language variety should be used. A writing
prompt would help to guide your students
c. With easy access to information, a major
obligation is to teach the students to use
multiple source and to cite them
d. Writing about your ideas is a personal act but it
is important that you are taught to make blogs
personal without revealing too much of
personal information such as contact
information and too personal pictures. When
writing blogs, you write your reflections but
safeguarding yourself is also an important
e. It may help if you can look for very good
examples of blogs. There are online and print
publications that review blogs and you can use
the information to guide you toward getting
good models.
Google Group or Google Form
• Is an application that
can be used in a
documentation of ideas
contributed by
members of the team.
• Having a google
account will come very
handy and you can
easily have access to a
variety of applications.