Weller, Martin and Dalziel, James
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This chapter looks at some of the areas of tension between the new social networking, Web 2.0 communities and the values of higher education. It argues that both the granularity of formal education and the manner in which the authors formalize learning are subject to change with the advent of digital technologies and user generated content. The gap between higher education and Web 2.0 could be bridged by, amongst other approaches, a sort of flickr for learning design, which allows users to share activities and sequences, thus meeting the diverse needs of learners and utilising the best of social networking approaches.
|Item Type:||Book Chapter|
|Copyright Holders:||2009 IGI Global|
|Keywords:||web 2.0; higher education|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Institute of Educational Technology|
|Interdisciplinary Research Centre:||Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)|
|Depositing User:||Martin Weller|
|Date Deposited:||18 Nov 2009 13:42|
|Last Modified:||24 Oct 2012 00:46|
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