Exploring Web 2.0: Pre-service Teachers’ Top Selections and Ideas for Integrating Web 2.0 into Teaching and Learning

ID: 31617 Type: Brief Paper
  1. Hsin-Te Yeh and Miri Chung, Metropolitan State College of Denver, United States
  2. Yi-Chia Cheng, Tamkang University, Taiwan

Friday, March 11 2:45 PM-3:05 PM Location: Evergreen

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Abstract: With the rapid development of the Internet technology, yesterday’s “read-only” Web 1.0 has been promoted to the second generation that users can do more than just reading information on the web. Web 2.0 technologies allow “read and write” activities that could facilitate collaboration, creating and sharing information among users on the web. There are various useful Web 2.0 tools that could contribute to teaching and learning in the classroom. The purpose of this study was to understand pre-service teachers’ top selections of Web 2.0 tools and ideas for integrating them into teaching and learning after exploring a number of categorized Web 2.0 tools. This study provided top 10 popular Web 2.0 tools and ideas for integrating those tools into teaching and learning from pre-service teachers’ perspectives.


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