Just had to post this. Is is a taster session for http://www.vitae-project.eu. (by foxdenuk) Web2 for experience based learning Is is a great example of: a) mashing up various online tools for educational purposes (I found the presentation on their Ning community, the presentation itself is on Slide Boom, Graham Atwell’s video about personal learning … More EduMash – "Using Web2.0 for experience based learning"
Becta have published research into the use of web2.0 in the classroom for children between 11-16. The headline benefits of the research include: Web2 can improve engagement and participation. This especially true amongst ‘quieter’ pupils. Web2 facilitates discussion outside of the classroom Provides extension opportunities The sense of ownership can increase the quality of the … More Becta – Web2.0 benefits in the classroom
This post by Bryan Alexander, discusses a recent Ed-Media Symposium on “Getting beyond centralized technologies in higher education”. There is some good analysis from Scott Wilson about the historial use of centralised systems by institutions and some great discussions in general about why we should be trying utilise the web in elearning rather than LMS’s. … More Getting beyond centralized technologies in higher education – Ed-Media Symposium
This presentation looks at mashing up a series of web2 apps to facilitate an online conference. The results seem pretty good. For the file sharing part of the mashup the author uses a link on their server. To complete the full Web2 nature of this I would recommend http://www.box.net which gives you 1Gb of online … More Conferencing on the Cheap With Web 2
Both of these articles explore the use web apps to replace applications on your desktop. Fortuit.us: Living online with webapps evhead: Running your company on web apps
This Moodle course has been put together by Kev Hickey and aims to provide an overview of some of the elements that make up WEB2.0
New technologies such as Blogging, RSS, social networks (and other systems generally thought of as Web2.0) have had a huge impact the way people manage and share information. Developing/ Teaching Information Literacy I think e learning technologists need to realise that the closed modular course, that is the usual fare on VLE’s such as WebCT … More What is wrong with the VLE?