Empowerment Technologies

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Empowerment Technologies by Mind Map: Empowerment Technologies

1. Online Platforms for ICT content Development

1.1. SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS

1.1.1. WEBSITES LIKE FACEBOOK ALLOW YOU TO CREATE NOT ONLY PERSONAL ACCOUNTS BUT ALSO PAGES AND GROUPS WHERE YOU CAN SHARE THE CONTENT. THE ONLY DOWNSIDE OF THIS IS THAT YOU ARE RESTRICTED TO FACEBOOK'S "ONE-SIZE-FITS-ALL" DESIGN

1.2. BLOGGING PLATFORMS

1.2.1. IT TYPICALLY LOOKS LIKE A NEWSLETTER WHERE YOU ARE GIVEN OPTIONS TO CHANGE THE DESIGN TO YOUR LIKING. THOUGH YOU CAN MANIPULATE THE DESIGN, SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORM'S POPULARITY IS STILL UNRIVALED

1.3. CREATING YOUR OWN BLOF USING WORDPRESS

1.4. CLOUD COMPUTING

1.4.1. ADVANTAGES

1.4.1.1. 1. NO NEED TO INSTALL 2. SAVES HARD DISC SPACE 3. EASY ACCESS TO YOUR SOFTWARE/FILES; CAN BE RAN ANYWHERE AS LONG AS THERE IS INTERNET CONNECTION 4. SAVES YOU MONEY FORM BUYING SOFTWARE LICENSES AND ADDITIONAL HARD DISC SPACE 5. NO NEED TO UPDATE BECAUSE IT UPDATES AUTOMATICALLY 6. MINIMUM SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS 7. BACK UP AND DATA RECOVERY ARE RELATIVELY EASIER THAN ON A PHYSICAL DEVICE

1.4.2. DISADVANTAGES

1.4.2.1. 1. CAN BE HAMPERED DOWN BY SLOW INTERNET SPEED; NO CONNECTION; NO CLOUD COMPUTING 2. MAY STILL REQUIRE COMPATIBLE SOFTWARE LIKE A BROWSER 3. YOU DO NOT OWN THE SOFTWARE; YOU ARE SIMPLY RENTING IT 4. SECURITY RISK OF DOING THINGS OVER THE INTERNET AS OPPOSED TO YOUR PERSONAL COMPUTER ALONE 5. LIMITED CONTROL OVER THE INFRASTRUCTURE ITSELF

2. Collaborative ICT Development

2.1. WEB PORTALS

2.1.1. A WEB PORTAL IS A WEBSITE THAT CONTAINS INFORMATION FROM DIFFERENT SOURCES AND PLACES THEM IN ONE LOCATION IN A UNIFORM WAY.

2.2. ONLINE COLLABORATIVE TOOLS AND PROCESSES

2.2.1. TRELLO

2.2.2. YAMMER

3. Basic Web Page Creation

3.1. WEB PAGE CREATION USING TEMPLATES

3.2. JIMDO

3.2.1. IMAGE

3.2.2. PARAGRAPH

3.3. WEB PAGE DESIGN USING AN ONLINE WYSIWYG PLATFORM

3.3.1. WYSIWYG - IS THE ACRONYM FOR 'WHAT YOU SEE IS WHAT YOU GET". THIS MEANS THAT WHATEVER YOU TYPE, INSERT, DRAW, PLACE, REARRANGE, AND EVERYTHING YOU DO ON A PAGE IS WHAT THE AUDIENCE WILL SEE. LIKE USING THE MICROSOFT WORD, WYSIWYG SHOWS AND PRINTS WHAT EVER YOU TYPE ON SCREEN

4. Interactive Multimedia

4.1. MULTIMEDIA CONTENT

4.1.1. MULTIMEDIA CONTENTS; 1.VIDEOS 2.SOUND, MUSIC, OR AUDIO 3.ONLINE GAMES 4.ONLINE TESTS 5.COURSEWARE 6.PODCASTS 7.VODCASTS

4.2. INSERTING YOUTUBE VIDEOS IN YOUR BLOG POST

4.2.1. 1. SEARCH ANY SONGS OF YOUR CHOICE ON YOUTUBE.COM. YOU CAN USE AN OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO OR SOMEONE ELSE'S UPLOAD 2. GO TO THE BOTTOM OF THE VIDEO AND CLICK THE SHARE BUTTON 3. CLICK ON EMBED 4. COPY THE CODE SIMILAR TO THE WEBSITE 5. CREATE A NEW POST ON YOUR WORDPRESS THEN ON THE EDITOR, CLICK THE TEXT TAB 6. PASTE YOUR CODE ON "ADD MEDIA" 7. GO BACK TO THE VISUAL TAB AND ADD TEXT CONTENT ON EITHER THE TOP OF YOUR VIDEO OR THE BOTTOM 8. PREVIEW THEN PUBLISH THE CONTENT

4.3. MULTIMEDIA, COURSEWARE, PODCAST, VODCAST, EMBED

4.3.1. MULTIMEDIA - USES MULTIPLE MEDIA CONTENTS LIKE VIDEOS. SOUNDS, APPLICATIONS, ETC.

4.3.2. COURSEWARE - ONLINE COURSES THAT SIMULATE THE CLASSROOM ONLINE

4.3.3. PODCAST - AN EPISODIC SERIES OF AUDIO OR TEXT FILES STREAMED ONLINE

4.3.4. VODCAST - AN EPISODIC SERIES OF VIDEOS STREAMED ONLINE

4.3.5. EMBED - TO PLACE AN OBJECT FROM ONE SITE TO ANOTHER