E-Learning Authoring Tools Characterized

The E-Learning Curve

Includes social-networking sites, video-sharing sites, wikis, blogs, mashups and folksonomies. Looking at Table 1, you'll see that I’ve asterisked the bottom category; it's a testament to the evolution of web technologies over the six short years since Horton & Horton’s text was published, but a whole new category of authoring tools has emerged, so in my view it's justified to add this Read/Write Web (or Web 2.0)

The changing Web

Learning with 'e's

My own students create a lot of their own content during their study, usually in the form of podcasts, videos, wiki and blog content, and are encouraged to share these publicly online to gain additional feedback. remains a contested label for new and emergent properties that are found on the Web. Debate focuses on whether the emerging social applications constitute a sea change or revolution in the Web (cf. and Wheeler, S (2007) The emerging Web 2.0

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EDEN saw play.

Learning with e's

sessions, which came under the heading of 'Emerging New Media and technology'. 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. Papers on podcasting, mobile technologies and Multi-player Games along with a super paper entitled 'How to cope with the complexity of Web 2.0 Tags: podcasting blog wiki mobile technology Web 2.0

The survival of higher education (2): Changing times

Learning with 'e's

I will then speculate on the current changes in practice that might emerge, both for the institution and the teacher. This is a contested label for new and emergent properties that are found on the Web. Debate centres upon whether the emerging social applications constitute a sea change or revolution in the Web (cf. Wikis, blogs and podcasts : a new generation of Web-based tools for virtual collaborative clinical practice and education.