Adelphi UniversitySchool of Education

EDU 0808-723-005– Curriculum Design in a Web 2.0 Environment
Spring 2011
Dr. George Maurer

Schedule of Classes: Tuesdays, 6:30 to 8:20 - Swirbul Library Room 100

Class 1: 1-25-11

Wordle: Web 2.0

  1. Review Course Syllabus
  2. Overview of course
  3. Register for Gmail account I believe you already have one?
  4. Register for wikispaces account at
  5. Complete pre-assessment
  6. Roundtable Discussion
  7. For next time...

Roundtable Discussion:

Essential Questions:
1. What is the difference between active and passive learning?
2. How do you learn best?
3. How were you taught in school?
4. How do students and teachers work and utilize new technology in a 21st century school environment?

The link below will take you to a video clip about a new kind of student management / portfolio system. As you view this clip, think about the learning environment that is needed to support this type of program.

Having watched the video above, do you think that students would be prepared to work in an environment like the one shown in the video below? Why?

For next time...
Read the following article and post your response to the question posed in the discussion tab at the top of this page. Then read, reflect and respond to what your classmates are saying.