Web 2.0-Based E-Learning: Applying Social Informatics for Tertiary Teaching, 1st Edition

  • Mark J.W. Lee
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  • ISBN-10: 160566295X
  • ISBN-13: 9781605662954
  • DDC: 378.1
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 518 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released November 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011

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Educational communities today are rapidly increasing their interest in Web 2.0 and e-learning advancements for the enhancement of teaching practices. WEB 2.0-BASED E-LEARNING: APPLYING SOCIAL INFORMATICS FOR TERTIARY TEACHING provides a useful and valuable reference to the latest advances in the area of educational technology and e-learning. This innovative book offers an excellent resource for any practitioner, researcher, or academician with an interest in the use of the Web for providing meaningful learning experiences.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
List of Reviewers.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Emerging Paradigms and Innovative Theories in Web–Based Tertiary Teaching and Learning.
2: Back to the Future: Tracing the Roots and Learning Affordances of Social Software.
3: Understanding Web 2.0 and Its Implications for E-Learning.
4: Pedagogy 2.0: Critical Challenges and Responses to Web 2.0 and Social Software in Tertiary Teaching.
5: Learner-Generated Contexts: A Framework to Support the Effective Use of Technology for Learning.
6: Considering Students' Perspectives on Personal and Distributed Learning Environments in Course Design.
7: Towards Best Practice: Case Studies and Exemplars of Web 2.0-Based Tertiary Teaching and Learning.
8: Personal Knowledge Management Skills in Web 2.0-Based Learning.
9: Teaching and Learning Information Technology through the Lens of Web 2.0.
10: University Students' Self-Motivated Blogging and Development of Study Skills and Research Skills.
11: Using Wikis in Teacher Education: Student-Generated Content as Support in Professional Learning.
12: Mobile 2.0: Crossing the Border into Formal Learning?.
13: Meeting at the Wiki: The New Arena for Collaborative Writing in Foreign Language Courses.
14: Podcasting in Distance Learning: True Pedagogical Innovation or Just More of the Same?.
15: Using Web 2.0 Tools to Enhance the Student Experience in Non-Teaching Areas of the University.
16: “You Can Lead the Horse to Water, but … ”: Aligning Learning and Teaching in a Web 2.0 Context and Beyond.
17: Facebook or Faceblock: Cautionary Tales Exploring the Rise of Social Networking Within Tertiary Education.
18: Catering to the Needs of the “Digital Natives” or Educating the “Net Generation”?.
19: Activating Assessment for Learning: Are We on the Way with Web 2.0?.
20: Web 2.0 and Beyond: Current Implications and Future Directions for Web-Based Tertiary Teaching and Learning.
21: Dancing with Postmodernity: Web 2.0+ as a New Epistemic Learning Space.
22: Web 2.0 and Professional Development of Academic Staff.
23: When the Future Finally Arrives: Web 2.0 Becomes Web 3.0.
24: Stepping Over the Edge: The Implications of New Technologies for Education.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.