EITR Hub :: e-Learning 2.0
elearning 2.0 is the combination of e-learning and Web 2.0. The following resources can help you get a handle on this new trend in e-learning and teaching online.
- The State of Web 2.0
Dion Hinchcliffe's intriguing and informative view of the current state of Web 2.0. " But one important ingredient, perhaps the key ingredient, is that it describes the inversion of control of information, processes, and software wholesale over to the users of the Web."
- 2007 Horizon Report
The 2007 Horizon Report highlights six technologies that research suggests will have great impact on higher education in the next few years.
- YouTube Video - The Machine is Us/ing Us
An enlightening perspective from an anthropology professor of the impact of Web 2.0.
- Stephen's Web: Articles
Stephen Downes, the writer of the OLDaily, an online research newsletter, has made available assorted articles, podcasts, slides about e-learning 2,0 and related topics.
- Web 2.0 Technologies Shaping Education
"Like the web itself, the early promise of e-learning - that of empowerment - has not been fully realized. The experience of e-learning for many has been no more than a hand-out published online, coupled with a simple multiple-choice quiz. Hardly inspiring, let alone empowering. But by using these new web services, e-learning has the potential to become far more personal, social and flexible."
- Web 2.0 and the Evolution of Instructional Design
'The culture of the Internet is blowing back at us, merging the real and the virtual, and shaping how we think and act."
- Web 2.0 - A New Wave of Innovation for Teaching and Learning?
An Educause Review article that examines the implications of Web 2.0-- " Ultimately, the label "Web 2.0" is far less important than the concepts, projects, and practices included in its scope. "
- Web 2.0 & E-Portfolios
A comphrensive survey of Web 2.0 tools and their applications to education.
- Deploying Social-Software in Learning and Teaching Environments
This intriguing slideshow will get you thinking about e-learning applications. Bonus New Yorker Cartoon at the end: "I had my own blog for a while, but I decided to go back to just pointless, incessant barking".
- An aggregation of Web 2.0 tools useful for education including MS Office-like applications, communication, social bookmarking, podcasting, RSS feed readers, photo sharing, video sharing, web conferencing, portals, polls, and so on...
- What is Web 2.0?
Ideas, technologies and implications for education (TSW0701)
- Web 2.0 Workshop
A wiki about Web 2.0 with quotes, videos, examples, and great links.
- Emerging Technologies - Definitions & Applications
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