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Web 2.0 and Higher Education


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Presentation at GUNI Conference, March 2008 - Barcelona

Published in: Technology, Education

Web 2.0 and Higher Education

  1. 1. Web 2.0 and Higher Education Pedagogical Implications Luís Simões Luís Borges Gouveia GUNI 2008
  2. 2. Main Topics A. Higher Education and the Social Web B. The new Publics of Higher Education C .Learning in a Connected World
  3. 3. Knowledge Major component of any activity, and the driving force of change and innovation (UNESCO, 2005)
  4. 4. Globalization of ICT ICT is relevant to any society NOT just western societies
  5. 5. Globalization of ICT
  6. 6. Worldwide Development Oportunity Development of knowledge societies offers a unique chance for less developed countries to catch up with industrialized countries, taking advantage of ICT (UNESCO, 2005).