Web 1.0 vs Web 2.0
Education 2.0 ?
EDUCATION 2.0 = Education or learning + Web 2.0 or ICT tools
Education 2.0 (or eLearning) refers to the use of electronic media
and information and communication technologies (ICT) in education.
E-learning is inclusive of, and is broadly synonymous with–
Multimedia learning (ML),
Technology-enhanced learning (TEL),
Computer-based instruction (CBI),
Computer-based training (CBT),
Computer-assisted instruction or computer-aided instruction (CAI),
internet-based training (IBT),
Web-based training (WBT),
Online education, virtual education,
Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)
An educational approach or tool that supports traditional
A technological medium that assists in the communication of
knowledge, and its development and exchange;
An educational subject;
Administrative tools such
Information Systems (EMIS).
A Study Medium without Teacher and Physical Classroom.
Beneficial Economically because of no use of Paper & Pencil.
How can we use 2.0?
• Social Networks and Discussion groups,
blogs, etc. –
EDU 2.0 is a beautiful, modern, easy-to-use cloud-hosted Learning Management System (LMS)
that makes it simple to deliver online education. Our e-learning platform has many features
that would typically require several products to be purchased and integrated.
EDU 2.0 is comprised of two companies: EDU 2.0 for Business at www.edu20.com and EDU
2.0 for School at www.edu20.org
Wikispaces Classroom is a social writing platform for education. We make it incredibly easy to create
a classroom workspace where you and your students can communicate and work on writing projects
alone or in teams. Rich assessment tools give you the power to measure student contribution and
engagement in real-time. Wikispaces Classroom works great on modern browsers, tablets, and
Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly
literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and
sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from
academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories,
universities and other web sites. Google Scholar helps you find
relevant work across the world of scholarly research.
Exploring Web 2.0
Blogs, Wikis, Social Networks and
RSS (Rich Site Summary); originally Resource Description
Framework (RDF) Site Summary; often dubbed Really
Simple Syndication, uses a family of standard webfeed
formats to publish frequently updated information: blog
entries, news headlines, audio, video.
An RSS document (called "feed", "web feed", or "channel")
includes full or summarized text, and metadata, like
publishing date and author's name.
How to subscribe?
Find the RSS icon or button and subscribe.
• Websites and blogs that have feeds want you to subscribe. They provide buttons like
those seen below.
The processes are:
Right click on the RSS icon or button.
Select Copy Link Location to copy the URL of the feed.
Go to your RSS Feed Reader.
Paste the URL into your Feed reader.
Websites and blogs that have feeds want you to subscribe. They provide buttons like
those seen below.
Click on the buttons to see the RSS feed. Many RSS feeds contain information that
helps with subscribing.
The following buttons are all live and point to the RSS Reference feed for this tutorial.
The feed uses a service that provides information on how to subscribe.
Google Alerts are emails Google sends you when they find new results online
about your chosen search term. Basically, Google Alerts is a way to stay
updated on a particular topic without having to search Google multiple times
throughout the day.
This is what happens:
Google crawls the entire web looking for new content including new web pages,
blogs, newspaper articles, and anything else that includes your search term.
Either when they find it, at the end of the day, or once a week Google emails
you all the new content they found with your search term.
The best part is that you can choose the terms, when they email you, and even
what type of content you want to find and you can create up to 1,000 different