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Web 2.0 provides dynamic and comprehensive coverage of the most current information available on Web 2.0 today. Students will gain a solid understanding of the current trends in technology and concepts associated with interactive information sharing and new web applications. Students will gain knowledge of web-based communities, social-networking, video and filing sharing sites as well as blogging, wikis and more.

Gary B. Shelly,

Gary B. Shelly wrote and published his first computer education textbook in 1969. More than twenty million copies of Shelly Cashman Series' textbooks have been sold. Gary and a talented group of contributing authors have produced books on computer programming, computer concepts, and application software that are the leading textbooks in the computer technology market today. Gary has hosted the annual Shelly Cashman Institute, a week-long training event focusing on the latest topics in technology, for the past 34 years.

Mark Frydenberg, Bentley University

Mark Frydenberg is a Senior Lecturer of Computer Information Systems at Bentley University in Waltham, Massachusetts. He also serves as the Director of the university’s CIS Learning and Technology Sandbox, a social learning space where students interact with technology and each other. Professor Frydenberg teaches courses in IT concepts, web development, and technology trends. His research focuses on flipped and collaborative learning and pedagogies for engaging students with technology. Professor Frydenberg frequently presents on teaching and learning with new technologies at conferences and training events throughout the US and Europe. He has also authored WEB 2.0 CONCEPTS AND APPLICATIONS, one of the many successful texts in the popular Shelly Cashman Series.
  • Engaging coverage of the most commonly used Web 2.0 skills and concepts including blogging, RSS feeds, and social networking, providing students with a solid understanding of how to integrate Web 2.0 tools in their professional and personal lives.
  • Explore Exercises provide students with hands-on experiential learning that will aid in retention of skills and concepts.
  • Integration of student blogs and class wikis so that students can learn through applying the skills.
  • Discussion of social and business uses of Web 2.0 applications, illustrating the relevancy of these skills to students lives.
1. The Web Becomes 2.0.
2. Publishing Online.
3. Syndicating Content.
4. Organizing Information.
5. Connecting People.
6. Linking Data.

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  • ISBN-10: 1133466214
  • ISBN-13: 9781133466215
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  • ISBN-10: 1439048029
  • ISBN-13: 9781439048023
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Instructor's Resource CD-ROM

ISBN: 9780538482783
Go beyond the book with Instructor Resources to help you make the most of your classroom and lessons. Here you will find additional information on how to use our text as well as teaching and testing aids. Key Features include: Instructor's Manual complete with lecture notes summarizing the chapter sections, figures and boxed elements found in every chapter, teacher tips, and classroom & lab activities. This Instructor's Manual will provide you with all the resources you need to teach your course with efficiency and effectiveness while also giving you insight on how to fully engage your students. Customizable Sample Syllabi that outline policies, assignments, exams, and other course information to help you set up your course with ease and convenience. Electronic Figure Files, both with and without callouts, to help you customize handouts and presentations for your students. Easily Customizable Multimedia PowerPoint Lecture Presentations that provide slides on key concepts and terms from each chapter along with an outline discussing chapter objectives in your class. This handy PowerPoint feature will help you save a great deal of time in preparation for each class lecture. Solutions to Chapter Reinforcement exercises. Test Bank & Test Engine Test Banks provide you with numerous assessment options to fit the way you teach. Test Bank includes 112 questions in every chapter and feature objective-based and critical thinking question types with page number references and figure references, when applicable. ExamView test banks with true/false, modified true/false, multiple choice, completion, matching, case-based critical thinking, and essay question types to help students gain confidence in the material learned through additional practice.