Social Bookmarking:

Supporting collaborative research and
      communities of practice



            Keith Kirkwood
The Terrible Twos

Why are they terrible?

Because they want to walk,
They’re starting to talk,
to demand some sort of aut...
Web 2.0    *     E-Learning 2.0


    The tendency towards:

     user-created
     user created content

     decentralis...
Social bookmarking


 Online bookmarking of web pages
in d to h
i order t share th
                them with others
      ...
Social bookmarking tools

   Del.icio.us - http://del.icio.us

   Diigo - http://www.diigo.com
Social bookmarking
          for learning


• Information management made easy
• Research-based folksonomies
  Research ba...
Social bookmarking
        for teaching

• Assessment component through:

   • Student contributions
   • Transparency of ...
Broader Implications
           for LMS 2.0

 Helps develop:
 H l d     l
  • eLearning communities of practice
  • indepe...
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Social bookmarking: supporting collaborative research and communities of practice

  1. 1. Social Bookmarking: Supporting collaborative research and communities of practice Keith Kirkwood
  2. 2. The Terrible Twos Why are they terrible? Because they want to walk, They’re starting to talk, to demand some sort of autonomy. Do D we l t th ? let them? Do we give them the tools To become self-empowered motivated, inquisitive, confident human beings? Or do we keep them them… dependent, dependent disengaged students?
  3. 3. Web 2.0 * E-Learning 2.0 The tendency towards: user-created user created content decentralised sharing self-regulated communities
  4. 4. Social bookmarking Online bookmarking of web pages in d to h i order t share th them with others ith th
  5. 5. Social bookmarking tools Del.icio.us - http://del.icio.us Diigo - http://www.diigo.com
  6. 6. Social bookmarking for learning • Information management made easy • Research-based folksonomies Research based • Collaborative project support • Academic social networking
  7. 7. Social bookmarking for teaching • Assessment component through: • Student contributions • Transparency of engagement • Collaborative projects • Peer teaching/study groups • Active learning and autonomy
  8. 8. Broader Implications for LMS 2.0 Helps develop: H l d l • eLearning communities of practice • independent inquiry • research skills It s It’s social and…fun

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