At the end of the course, students should be able:
To revoke multitude of applications and design characteristics related with Web 2.0
To understand the differences of specific interfaces and mental models to traditional educational interfaces
To take advantage of the features and applications of Web 2.0 design teaching activities
To analyze the key advantages and disadvantages of the new model interactions
To design educational applications that leverage the characteristics of Web 2.0
Course Content (Syllabus)
The characteristics of Web 2.0, the students as the generation of the Internet, connectivism and related theories of learning, Web 2.0 tools and new educational opportunities, wiki, blogs, micro-blogs, podcasting, social bookmarking, social networks, personal learning environments, study of educational exploitation of social software, design social learning environments, software design using social applications APIs.
new educational opportunities, wiki, blogs, micro-blogs, podcasting, social bookmarking, social networks, personal learning environments, study of educational exploitation of social software, design social learning environments
Additional bibliography for study
Al-Khalifa, H.S., & Al-Salman, A.S. (2006). From Web 1.0 to Web 2.0 and Beyond: Is the Web becoming more accessible for people with visual impairments. Austrian Computer Society, 214, 145-154.
Alexander, B. (2008). Deepening the chasm: Web 2.0, gaming, and course management systems. Journal of Online Learning and Teaching, 4(2), 198-204.
Andersen, L., & Matkins, J. (2011). Web 2.0 tools and the reflections of preservice secondary science teachers. Journal of Digital Learning in Teacher Education, 28(1), 27-38.
Anderson, P. (2007). What is Web 2.0? Ideas, technologies and implications for education. JISC Technology and Standards Watch.
Brown, J., & Adler, R. (2008). Minds on Fire: Open Education, the Long Tail, and Learning 2.0. EDUCAUSE Review, 43(1) , 16-32.
Brown Yoder, Μ. (1999). The student webquest: a productive and thought-provoking use of the Internet, Learning & Leading with Technology, 26 (7), 6-9.
Bartolome, A. (2008). Web 2.0 and New Learning Paradigms. E-learning Papers (www.elearningpapers.eu), ISSN 1887-1542.
CLEX - Committee of Inquiry into the Changing Learner Experience (2009). Higher Education in a Web 2.0.
Conole, G., & Alevizou, P. (2010). A literature review of the use of Web 2.0 tools in Higher Education. Higher Education Academy, Open University of UK.