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Web 2.0 : new tools, new schools / Gwen Solomon, Lynne Schrum.

By: Solomon, Gwen, 1944-.
Contributor(s): Schrum, Lynne | Schrum, Lynne.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Eugene, Or. : International Society for Technology in Education, ©2007Edition: 1st ed.Description: x, 270 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781564842343; 1564842347.Subject(s): Educational technology | Web sites -- Authoring programs | Open source software | Educational technology | Open source software | Web sites -- Authoring programs | Educational technology | Web sites -- Authoring programs | Open source softwareOnline resources: Table of contents | The James Hosmer Penniman Book Fund Home Page
Contents:
New world, new web, new skills -- Students and learning -- New tools -- New tools in schools -- Professional development -- Leadership and new tools -- Online safety and security -- Systemic issues -- New schools -- Tutorials.
Summary: What is Web 2.0? At one time, Web sites were isolated information "silos", all content and no functionality. Today, the next generation of Web sites gives power to the end-user, providing visitors with a new level of customization, interaction, and participation. What can Web 2.0 tools offer educators? This book provides a comprehensive overview of the emerging Web 2.0 technologies and their use in the classroom and in professional development. Topics include blogging, wikis, podcasting, and more. Also included are a discussion of Web 2.0 safety and security issues and a look toward the future of the Web 2.0 movement. From back cover.
Item type Current location Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Standard Kirkland Campus
General LB 1028.3 .S6195 2007 Available 30579003638258
Total holds: 0

Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-250) and index.

New world, new web, new skills -- Students and learning -- New tools -- New tools in schools -- Professional development -- Leadership and new tools -- Online safety and security -- Systemic issues -- New schools -- Tutorials.

What is Web 2.0? At one time, Web sites were isolated information "silos", all content and no functionality. Today, the next generation of Web sites gives power to the end-user, providing visitors with a new level of customization, interaction, and participation. What can Web 2.0 tools offer educators? This book provides a comprehensive overview of the emerging Web 2.0 technologies and their use in the classroom and in professional development. Topics include blogging, wikis, podcasting, and more. Also included are a discussion of Web 2.0 safety and security issues and a look toward the future of the Web 2.0 movement. From back cover.