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The changing Web

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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. remains a contested label for new and emergent properties that are found on the Web. Essentially, the Web has become more social.

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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. Deborah Everhart (Georgetown University, USA) followed, with a session on social bookmarking, using Blackboard MLE tools. Tags: podcasting blog wiki mobile technology Web 2.0

The survival of higher education (2): Changing times

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or the ‘social web’. and provide some examples of current pedagogical practice using the Social Web. 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.