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The role of Web 2.0 tools in collaborative learning

Mahmud, Abdulla Hell and Hassanuzzaman, Muhammad (2009)
Department of Informatics
Abstract
Web 2.0 is a debatable term and draws much argument. In spite of one’s opinion towards the term, Web 2.0 tools such as blogs, wikis, podcasts and RSS feeds are enormously used in learning environments. In this sense, the overall purpose of this research was to investigate potential of using different Web 2.0 tools in collaborative learning as well as their advantage. Four interviews have been conducted with the user of Web 2.0 tools and number of documents has been taken as empirical data to analysis what Web 2.0 tools are preferred to use in collaborative learning and what will be the advantages of using Web 2.0 tools in education. This research work represents a framework for Web 2.0 tools through the assembly of literature and empirical... (More)
Web 2.0 is a debatable term and draws much argument. In spite of one’s opinion towards the term, Web 2.0 tools such as blogs, wikis, podcasts and RSS feeds are enormously used in learning environments. In this sense, the overall purpose of this research was to investigate potential of using different Web 2.0 tools in collaborative learning as well as their advantage. Four interviews have been conducted with the user of Web 2.0 tools and number of documents has been taken as empirical data to analysis what Web 2.0 tools are preferred to use in collaborative learning and what will be the advantages of using Web 2.0 tools in education. This research work represents a framework for Web 2.0 tools through the assembly of literature and empirical data which describe the course of action in learning and benefits of these tools. (Less)
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author
Mahmud, Abdulla Hell and Hassanuzzaman, Muhammad
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organization
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H1 - Master's Degree (One Year)
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keywords
education, Wiki, Web 2.0 tools, collaborative learning, blog, podcast, RSS, social bookmarking., Informatics, systems theory, Informatik, systemteori
language
English
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1436997
date added to LUP
2009-06-23 00:00:00
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2010-08-03 10:52:41
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  abstract     = {Web 2.0 is a debatable term and draws much argument. In spite of one’s opinion towards the term, Web 2.0 tools such as blogs, wikis, podcasts and RSS feeds are enormously used in learning environments. In this sense, the overall purpose of this research was to investigate potential of using different Web 2.0 tools in collaborative learning as well as their advantage. Four interviews have been conducted with the user of Web 2.0 tools and number of documents has been taken as empirical data to analysis what Web 2.0 tools are preferred to use in collaborative learning and what will be the advantages of using Web 2.0 tools in education. This research work represents a framework for Web 2.0 tools through the assembly of literature and empirical data which describe the course of action in learning and benefits of these tools.},
  author       = {Mahmud, Abdulla Hell and Hassanuzzaman, Muhammad},
  keyword      = {education,Wiki,Web 2.0 tools,collaborative learning,blog,podcast,RSS,social bookmarking.,Informatics, systems theory,Informatik, systemteori},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {The role of Web 2.0 tools in collaborative learning},
  year         = {2009},
}