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27 Mar 2007

Identifying Web 2.0: Remixing Institutional Identities

By | 2017-02-05T21:25:21+00:00 Tue, Mar 27, 2007|Dialogue, Digital Dialogues|

Established e-portfolio and CMS systems such as Blackboard and WebCT are based on storing, commenting on, and chatting about documents. They are closed to integration with other administrative, scholarly, and social networking systems on the web. These systems lack the ability to develop identities in relation to various systems, texts, and institutions. As new systems

13 Mar 2007

Zotero and the Promise of Social Computing in Academia

By | 2017-02-05T21:25:21+00:00 Tue, Mar 13, 2007|Dialogue, Digital Dialogues|

The Library of Congress contains over a million dissertations. Each of these works represents an average of four years of work by a specialist who has diligently and intelligently scanned, sorted, read, categorized, assessed, and annotated hundreds or thousands of primary and secondary sources. The staggering scale of this work--literally billions of person-hours in dissertation

6 Mar 2007

Applying Web 2.0 Tools to Instruction: Collaborative Website Development with Wikis and Managing Information Overload with RSS Feeds

By | 2017-02-05T21:25:22+00:00 Tue, Mar 6, 2007|Dialogue, Digital Dialogues|

Web 2.0 is a phrase that refers to a generation of Web-based tools that emphasize online collaboration and sharing among users. Web 2.0 applications tend to be centered around the user by making the experience easy, allowing for flexibility and providing opportunities for the user to customize their access to information. The collaborative nature and