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Web 1.0: The Web as Resource

Dec 07, 2014




  • 1. Web 1.0The Web as Resource EDU626 IntegratingEducational Technology Spring 2012

2. What do we mean by Web 1.0? Do we mean the old way of connecting, as inthis video? 3. Web 1.0 on HowStuffWorks Is there a Web 1.0? Its hard to define Web 1.0 for severalreasons. First, Web 2.0 doesnt refer to a specific advance in Web technology. Instead, Web 2.0 refers to a set of techniques for Web page design and execution. Second, some of these techniques have been around since the World Wide Web first launched, so its impossible to separate Web 1.0 and Web 2.0 in a time line. The definition of Web 1.0 completely depends upon the definition of Web 2.0. 4. Basic Differences Web1.0 to Web 2.0Web 1.0 vs Web 2.0,the DifferencePosted by SaadHamid on August18, 2007 5. Basic Characteristics of Web 1.0 Web 1.0 sites are static They contain information that might beuseful, but theres no reason for a visitorto return to the site later. An examplemight be a personal Web page that givesinformation about the sites owner, butnever changes. A Web 2.0 version mightbe a blog or MySpace account thatowners can frequently update. Is there a Web 1.0? by Jonathan Strickland 6. Basic Characteristics of Web 1.0 Web 1.0 sites arent interactive Visitors can only visit these sites; theycant impact or contribute to the sites.Most organizations have profile pagesthat visitors can look at but not impactor alter, whereas a wiki allows anyone tovisit and make changes. Is there a Web 1.0? 7. Basic Characteristics of Web 1.0 Web 1.0 applications are proprietary Under the Web 1.0 philosophy, companiesdevelop software applications that users candownload, but they cant see how theapplication works or change it. A Web 2.0application is an open source program,which means the source code for theprogram is freely available. Users can seehow the application works and makemodifications or even build new applicationsbased on earlier programs. Is there a Web 1.0? 8. Whats the good of Web 1.0 sites? They are information resources Just as with mineral resources, we cansearch them out and mine theinformation! 9. Yet, theres a problem The Internet as a mine is huge! ISC: ISC Internet Domain Survey (July 2011): 849,869,781 hosts in the Domain Name System (See host count history 1981-2011) Internet 2011 in numbers 555 million Number of websites (December 2011).. 300 million Added websites in 2011. .Compare:The Library of Congress has 151,785,778 items in the collections. (Year 2011 at a Glance) 10. But not everything is paydirt! Anyone can (and probably will) putanything up on the Internet It is often difficult to tell Many things are not filtered orreviewedWhy we need to evaluate what we findon the Internet published 1996. Cosmetic update 2001. Minor nudge,05/2004.D. Scott Brandt, Professor, Purdue University Librariesa.k.a. techman 11. Put it another way? The vast amount of information on the WorldWide Web is created and published by manydifferent types of providers, including businesses,organizations, governments, and individuals. Unlike books and journals, most of thisinformation is unfiltered, i.e. not subject to editingor peer review by experts. Any source you find was written for specificreasons that may or may not be useful for yourpurposes. Evaluating Information on the World Wide Web 12. Compare these websites! Martin Luther King:A True Historical Examination The Martin Luther King Research and Education Institute Look for differences in the way thematerial is presented! Do you get the samemessage from the two sitesor a differentone? 13. Some Critical Thinking Guidelines1) Make sure you are in the right place.2) When in doubt, doubt.3) Consider the source.4) Know whats happening.5) Look at details.6) Distinguish Web pages from pagesfound on the Web. ICYouSee: T is for Thinking Now in its second decade on the Web and first called ICYouSee: T is for Thinking, this guide is the creation of John R. Henderson, a reference librarian at the Ithaca College Library. First created: November 1994 Last updated on January 4, 2011 14. More websites to examineMankato, Minnesota Home Page The City of MankatoIts natural wonders, history, andMankato is a major that has been designated Lets Make It In Mankato ! !as the 14th Most Livablehttp://city-mankato.usMicropolitan City in the Nation. 15. Articles you can read! Whales in the Minnesota River? On the web, its sometimes difficult to distinguish truth from fiction. This New York Times article shows why skepticism is a good thing when dealing with information found on the web. Includes links to sites that help visitors know how to evaluate Internet resources. But I found it on the Internet! An article from the Christian Science Monitor examining why it is crucial that students learn media literacy skills. 16. A Web Site About Evaluating Websites The Internet Detective Agency The Internet Detective Agency, a WebQuest forgrades 9-12 created in August 2004 Created by Debbie Clingingsmith (email:[email protected]), a sometime teacherand current information technology directorfor a high school in San Francisco. The Internet Detective Agency WebQuest isdesigned for high school students. 17. Happy, Careful Prospecting!