ALLT2012Memo4

Web2.0

What is Web2.0?

  • Examples
    • Twitter
    • Google
    • Facebook
    • Flickers
    • Delicious
  • Definitions
    • user-generated content
    • collective intelligence
    • facilitate participatory information sharing
      • interoperability
      • user-centered design
      • collaboration
  • Tim O'Reilly sees Web2.0 as a business revolution

Characteristics

  • web as a platform for applications
  • textual and multimedia information creation & sharing
  • user participation & collaboration

Optimism about Web2.0

  • Sociocultural/social constructivist learning
    • Vygotskyan notion of social interactions
  • Scepticism about Web2.0
    • Technologies are often over-hyped.
    • After the hype, there is disappointment but little change.

SNS

  • SNS & Language Learning (Harrison & Thomas 2009)
    • 6 postgraduate students learn languages using Livemocha
    • Data collected through clasroom observations
      • Students not willing to expose their real identities
      • Difficult to manage friendship and build relationship
    • 1 out of 6 only was really taking advantage of the program

Weblogs

  • Blogsites
  • Blob use:
    • Fostering learner reflections
    • Providing opportunities for supplementary reading and writing practice
    • Building of learner communities
  • How ready are students?
    • Pinkman & Bortolin (2006): 11 of 87 students continued 6 months after study
    • Wu (2005): 68% did not invite others
  • Meaning-focused interactions

Podcasting

  • Strength
    • Listening
    • Delivering cultural information
    • Supports situated and informal learning
  • Handouts and PDFs
    • Onscreen iPod texts

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