Category Archives: Web 2.0

Activism on the Web: Everyday Struggles against Digital Capitalism

Activism on the Web examines the everyday tensions that political activists face as they come to terms with the increasingly commercialized nature of web technologies and sheds light on an important, yet under-investigated, dimension of the relationship between contemporary forms … Continue reading

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Web 2.0 Use in Higher Education

This study analyzed current uses of emerging Web 2.0 technologies in higher education with the intent to better understand which tools teachers are using in the classroom. A total of 189 faculty in higher education from three western US universities … Continue reading

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The World Is Open: How Web Technology Is Revolutionizing Education

Technological development and the Internet have opened up learning to the point where anyone can learn anything from anyone else at any time. To help explain this highly complex situation and its implications for education, both formal and informal, Curtis … Continue reading

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30 Web 2.0 Tools for Teachers

Earlier today I presented a short webinar about some of my favorite Web 2.0 tools for teachers. The webinar was on behalf of Ed Tech Teacher for whom I facilitate in-person workshops from time to time. This summer I’ll be … Continue reading

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New Horizons in Web Based Learning

This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-workshop proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Web-Based Learning, ICWL 2010, held in Shanghai, China, in December 2010. The 36 revised full papers and 8 short papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected … Continue reading

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Higher Education in a Web 2.0 World

As we began our work, the online lifestyle of young people going into higher education was inescapable, and those working in it had sensed a clear change in their students’ pre-entry experience. The time was ripe for an informed, impartial … Continue reading

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Advances in Web-based Learning – 2011

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Web-Based Learning, ICWL 2011, held in Hong Kong, China, in December 2011. The 27 revised full papers presented together with 9 short papers were carefully reviewed and selected … Continue reading

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Emergent Learning and Learning Ecologies in Web 2.0

In this paper we argue that it might be useful for educational institutions to actively explore alternative frameworks such as complexity theory, communities of practice, connectivism, and the underlying threads of  emergent learning to inform their planning and strategy. We … Continue reading

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JiT2U: Web 2.0 – Just in Time Training To You

Read Welcome to Just in Time Training To You (JiT2U) : Web 2.0 Tools. This mobile module is meant to gently introduce the concepts and potentials of Web 2.0 tools for educators and learners. JiT2U is designed by Prof Dr … Continue reading

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Developing 21st century skills – Web 2.0 in higher education

Read This is an account of a collaborative project regarding two pilot university courses and the follow-up study, concerning the integration of Web 2.0 as content and teaching method, which was carried out with 47 students from October 2010 to … Continue reading

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