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The changing Web

Learning with e's

Social media - often referred to as Web 2.0 , or the participatory Web - is shaping up to be one of the most important tool sets available to support the promotion of change in education. Almost everyone, it seems, is using some element of social media in the planning, development, delivery, management or evaluation of teaching and learning. 2006) Introducing Web 2.0: tools.

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Playing in the Digital Sandbox

In the Middle of the Curve

The fear that we'll learn how to podcast and it will turn out to just be a fad. What if you put up a social software tool and no one comes. Paul Fender hints that it's not just the desire for control that prevents us from adopting web 2.0 tools, but fear of failure. The fear that we'll stick up a wiki and no one will use it. The fear that we'll start blogging and run out of things to say (not a problem for me ). And, as illustrated by the too lengthy story above. In my Moodle install, I've put in some forums. I've been asked about wikis, blogs, and chat spaces.

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 4/17/2006

Big Dog, Little Dog

Podcast numbers cut through hype - BBC. Create and share your own socials software. Modern social software could be the key to building effective enterprise knowledge systems. He Said She Said -- Perspective and Perception in Podcasting (Podcast) - Zxplanazine. In order for podcasting to realize its real potential in education, both perspective and perception will need to be altered. Reinventing the intranet - InfoWorld. ACU uses iPod for distance learning - ipodnn.

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 11/24/2006

Big Dog, Little Dog

Debunking three lies about social software - Using Wiki in Education. Three lies about social software is a great piece in which JP Rangaswami examines three lies about social software that need to be debunked. To the idea that social software causes groupthink, Rangaswami counters that social software actually relies on the aggregation of ideas from people with common interests, but not necessarily common views. Social Networking: myspace.com, orkut.com. 6. Software: sourceforge.net. 8. PDF File. Web 2.0:

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 11/23/2006

Big Dog, Little Dog

Connections: Social and mobile tools for enhancing learning - The Knowledge Tree. The use of social software (Web 2.0) and digital mobile tools are two of the latest trends in new teaching and learning practice that enable this connectedness and have demonstrably positive effects on learning. Includes podcast and PDF. Top 10 Learning Ideas to Try with Mobile Devices Mobile Learning. personal list of the most powerful and innovative learning approaches that can be achieved using digital mobile technologies. The Hoarding/Sharing Instinct - CommuNitelligence. PDF file.

Learning with 'e's: Mashing it up

Learning with e's

tools to create collaborative and reflective learning spaces Recently teachers have used wikis, blogs and other open architecture Web tools to encourage student interaction (Richardson, 2006). Interest is growing about how social software tools can provide added value to the learning process, and this is reflected in the growing literature on the topic. In this paper, Web 2.0

World Health 2.0

Learning with e's

tools, mashups and aggregators to predict localised social trends such as flu epidemics. have to admit I was inspired when I first heard of the concept of Techno-social Predictive Analysis (TPA), and even more intrigued when I saw how it worked. Keywords: Social Web; Web 2.0; social software: An enabling suite of sociable technologies in health and healthcare education.