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Web 2.0 – Technological Trends that are Enhancing Education
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Chappell, S. (2011). Web 2.0 – Technological Trends that are Enhancing Education. In T. Bastiaens & M. Ebner (Eds.), Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2011 (pp. 1838-1844). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.
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World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications (EDMEDIA) 2011
June 27, 2011
Theo Bastiaens & Martin Ebner
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This literature review highlights how Web 2.0 applications are revolutionizing collaborative environments for learning, and how classrooms are incorporating these trends to motivate the next generation of students. Citing sources and research in the field, the paper discusses how Web 2.0 is enhancing educational methods, and revolutionizing the libraries of tomorrow. Highlighted success stories with Web 2.0 implementation include: Just-In-Time Teaching Tools (JiTT’s), student-centered active learning, E-portfolios, and Librarians utilizing social networking tools to create the library of tomorrow. These Web 2.0 technologies will enable students, educators and librarians to enhance communication across demographics and facilitate professional development. In the future, it will be up to information providers to demonstrate and design applications for the next generations of learners.
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