The wisdom of crowds: Understanding Web 2.0 and its applicability to higher education.

ID: 21500 Type: Brief Paper
  1. Dina Rosen, Kean University, United States
  2. Charles Nelson, Kean, United States
  3. Arlene Bloom, New Jersey City University, United States

Thursday, March 6 2:50 PM-3:10 PM Location: Royale Skybox 208

Presider: Domingo Gallego, UNED, Spain

Abstract: Web 2.0 is receiving great attention. So what is Web 2.0 and what is its applicability to higher education? Are institutions are of higher education and/or today’s students using it? This session will (i) describe web 2.0 tools (ii) share the results of a survey conducted among teacher educators and preservice teachers for the purpose of gathering information about patterns of use of web 2.0 technology in personal, pedagogical, and/or professional arenas.


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