Category Archives: Social software

The Benefits of Social Networking Services

Read Technology has significantly changed the way in which young people interact with one another and the world around them. The majority of young Australians use the internet or a mobile phone to source information, engage and construct and maintain … Continue reading

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Politics and Social Software – Recommendations for Inclusive ICTs

The emergence of social software and the new perception of the Internet promise to enable decentralized actions, a range of  possibilities to share and exchange information open and free of charge, to collaborate equally, and to foster intercultural understanding and … Continue reading

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Super Book of Web Tools for Educators

Read   There are teachers around the world who want to use technology in their classrooms, but they’re just not sure where to start.  That’s why eleven prominent bloggers, teachers, and school administrators got together to create this free ebook.

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Social Media for Researchers

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Microlearning – A Strategy for ongoing Professional Development

Read with the Issuu viewer In  this paper we introduce microlearning in online communities as a learning approach triggered by current patterns of media use and supported by new technologies, such Web 2.0 and social software. We delineate microlearning as … Continue reading

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Social Software and Participatory Learning – Pedagogical choices with Technology affordances in the Web 2.0

The two-way Web has arrived, accompanied by a raft of affordances that expand how we teach, communicate, learn and create knowledge. New trends are emerging in the way information is distributed and consumed. Emerging “Web 2.0” services such as blogs, … Continue reading

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Social Software for Lifelong Learning

Life-long learning is a key issue for our knowledge society. With social software systems new heterogeneous kinds of technology enhanced informal learning are now available to the life-long learner. Learners outside of learning institutions now have access to powerful social … Continue reading

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