Thursday, March 02, 2006

Emerging Pedagogy: Web 2.0

What is Web 2.0?
Web 2.0 is a term you are going to hear more and more. It is an important concept and I urge everybody interested in technology, pedagogy or the future of our university to follow this link to an explanation by Tim O'Reilly of what Web 2.0 is. To summarize:

The Web As Platform
Like many important concepts, Web 2.0 doesn't have a hard boundary, but rather, a gravitational core. You can visualize Web 2.0 as a set of principles and practices that tie together a veritable solar system of sites that demonstrate some or all of those principles, at a varying distance from that core.

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