This is an update on this week’s wiki and forum posts in the Web 2.0-Putting Education through the Changes group on Epsilen at http://Web20Group.epsilen.com.
Please send me the URLs to your own academic blogs and I’ll post them in Quick Links. There is a wiki that allows members to post their blogs, websites, twitter, skype info, also. Check out Judy Baker’s blog at http://cccoer.wordpress.comand Melanie Reed posted her archives on Web 2.0 and 3.0 from her Nano Week blog in the wiki area.
- A MUST READ AND COMMENT ON THE FORUM ALERT!
Is Google Making Us Stupid?
What the Internet is doing to our brains, by Nicholas Carr
Please go to the forums and comment or to The Big, Bad Google Monster in The Mind of Woz on this blog.
- The Web 2.0 Revolution Spawns Offshoots…
An active page from Don Hinchcliff’s Web 2.0 Blog at http://web2.wsj2.com/
Very active blog page…very informative. You’ll want to contribute.
- EXCELLENT EXAMPLE OF THE USE OF A BLOG IN THE COLLEGE CLASSROOM!
Leave it to Harvard Business School to come up with a model blog for the university classroom:
The Web Difference http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/webdifference/about/
A class blog for Harvard Law’s “The Web Difference” (2008)
The “I LEARNED SOMETHING” FEATURE:
History of Wikipedia http://courseware.hbs.edu/public/cases/wikipedia/Harvard Business School has posted a history of wikipedia, summarizing the key stages of development, as well as policies for managing the dialogue (the policy of handling “articles for deletion” is a great example of democratic action in chaotic public forums http://courseware.hbs.edu/public/cases/wikipedia/). – George Siemens at http://www.elearnspace.org/blog/
Also, Enterprise 2.0 Social Software – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Enterprise_2.0
Webinars and Videos
George Siemens – Knowing Knowledge
Presented by SCoPE – http://scope.lidc.sfu.ca/ – SCoPE brings together individuals who share an interest in educational research and practice
George Siemens’ webinars Knowing Knowledge using Elluminate.com – (copy and past URLs into browser)