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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:, 6. Software: 8. PDF File. Web 2.0: