Tags, Search Effectiveness, Personal Benefits

Tony Karrer

A couple of interesting recent posts and my experience in my Collaborative Learning Class has me thinking about the usefulness of Tags both personally and in workgroups. If I have the time to go exploring through multiple links and see the interrelations between key words, I might go to del.icio.us. However, if I want to set up a way to store and share links on a particular topic, I will use del.icio.us I completely agree with Bill's assessment, del.icio.us

Search 100

The survival of higher education (2): Changing times

Learning with 'e's

or the ‘social web’. and provide some examples of current pedagogical practice using the Social Web. Finally, I will suggest that there are five key objectives to achieve if universities are to achieve success in the use of learning technologies in the future. Debate centres upon whether the emerging social applications constitute a sea change or revolution in the Web (cf. Essentially, the Web has become more social.

EDEN saw play.

Learning with e's

I met some old friends and forged closer collaborations, and also met some new and interesting colleagues, whom I will be working with in the future - this a real strength of EDEN - bringing together e-Learning professionals and enabling them to network. Tom Wambeke's (KATHO, Belgium) session entitled 'Educational Blogging: in search of a general taxonomy', concluded that folksonomies were less hierarchical and more appropriate measures of blogs.