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E-learning resources - Web 2.0 and the Net Generation

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Wikis, blogs, RSS feeds, podcasting and mobile technology

Branzburg, Jeffrey. "How To: Ready for Your Close Up?" Technology and Learning (January 22, 2007) (Accessed 19 April 2007). 

This article includes a case study using LiveJournal.

Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies. (Accessed 8 May 2008). The Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies focusses on Web 2.0 applications for learning and teaching.

Cole, Melissa. "Using Wiki technology to support student engagement: Lessons from the trenches." Computers & Education, 52.1 (January 2009), 141-146. DOI (Accessed 15 December 2008). 

This article describes an action research cycle case study of Wikis at Brunel University. The discussion and conclusion sections contain useful guidance for implementing Wikis effectively.

JISC Web 2.0 and policy  

[from the web site] The study will provide a set of recommendations for the JISC, institutions, and teachers on the effective use of Web 2.0 technologies for sharing content for teaching and learning.  This will be achieved by desk research building on JISC funded and other work already undertaken, and widespread consultation across the community through an online workshop. The desk research will look at both existing practice and institutional policies which can facilitate or inhibit the use of Web 2.0 technologies to share content. In order to provide a focus for the workshop we will publish the results of our desk research together with any interim conclusions and the issues that we believe that the workshop needs to address. The workshop will have specific a focus each day to ensure that all the important issues are addressed.

Keats, Derek W. and J. Philipp Schmidt. "The genesis and emergence of Education 3.0 in higher education and its potential for Africa." First Monday 12.3 (March 2007) This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 License (Accessed April 18, 2007).

Lee, M.J.W., McLoughlin, C. & Chan, A. "Talk the talk: learner-generated podcasts as catalysts for knowledge creation." British Journal of Educational Technology 39.3 (May 2008), 501-521. Full article available from Blackwell Synergy (Accessed 8 May 2008).

McLester, Susan. "Technology Literacy and the MySpace Generation." Technology and Learning (March 15, 2007) (Accessed 19 April 2007).

Podcasting for Pedagogic Purposes Special Interest Group Wiki. (Accessed 8 May 2008).

This Wiki is a growing compendium of resources including podcasting examples, training materials, tips for effective use of podcasting, and research articles. It demonstrates the range of possibilities for podcasting beyond simply recording lectures and putting them online.

Richardson, Will. Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts and Other Powerful Web Tools for Classrooms. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin and London: SAGE, 2006.

Richardson, Will. Weblogg-ed: Learning with the Read-Write Web.

This blog is a rich resource of articles on the pedagogic use of blogs, Wikis and podcasts. It includes a description of how a blog that includes video clips can be used in a teaching situation, and has links to samples. The associated Wiki is a repository of material used in his workshops and presentations. (Accessed 1 September 2008). 

Wilber, Dana J. "MyLiteracies: Understanding the Net Generation through LiveJournals and Literacy Practices." Innovate 3.4 (2007). (Accessed April 18, 2007). Note: This article was originally published in Innovate ( The article is reprinted here with permission of the publisher, The Fischler School of Education and Human Services at Nova Southeastern University.

Windham, Carie. "Getting Past Google: Perspectives on Information Literacy from the Millennial Mind." EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative, ELI Paper 3 Ed. Diana G. Oblinger. 2006. (Accessed April 18, 2007).

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