Web 2.0 is a term describing the trend in the use of World Wide Web technology and web design that aims to enhance:
collaboration among users
the development and evolution of web-based communities and hosted services, such as:
Social network service
uses software to build online social networks for communities of people who share interests and activities or who are interested in exploring the interests and activities of others.
Web 2 it does not refer to a new version or an update to any technical specifications, but to changes in the ways software developers and end-users use the Web.
Social network services
A social network service uses software to build online social networks for communities of people who share interests and activities or who are interested in exploring the interests and activities of others.
Social network services
A wiki is a collection of web pages designed to enable anyone who accesses it to contribute or modify content, using a simplified markup language. Wikis are often used to create collaborative websites and to power community websites.
Wikis in Moodle
Here is our MDG Target Words
See Moodle for its Wiki description and help
Wikis in Plain English (Youtube)
Peanut Butter wikis
Blogs Wikis, Podcasts – Will richardson’s book has a PB wiki here
Text Correction FIMU
Evolution of a wiki page
A blog ( we b log ) is a website, usually maintained by an individual, with regular entries of commentary, descriptions of events, or other material such as graphics or video.
others function as more personal online diaries.
Entries are commonly displayed in reverse chronological order.
The ability for readers to leave comments in an interactive format is an important part of many blogs.
The Blog becomes a political force (Wikipedia)
(also known as collaborative tagging , social classification , social indexing , and social tagging ) is the practice and method of collaboratively creating and managing tags to annotate and categorize content. hence a folksonomy is a user generated taxonomy.
In contrast to traditional subject indexing, metadata is generated not only by experts but also by creators and consumers of the content. Usually, freely chosen keywords are used instead of a controlled vocabulary. Folksonomy is a portmanteau of the words folk and taxonomy ,
See Youtube for example.
A webquest is a learning activity during which learners read, analyze, and synthesize information using the World Wide Web.
Webquests were invented by Bernie Dodge and Tom March at San Diego State University in 1995.
Click here for a webquest on Web2!
If they learn facts, but don't pursue higher-level thinking; why not make a WebQuest?
A webquest presents student groups with a challenging task, scenario, or problem to solve.