Strategies for Building a Web 2.0 Learning Environment
169 pages • 6⅛ x 9¼
Imagine replacing your current online Learning Management System (LMS) with social media and Web. 2.0 tools This book provides a comprehensive and easy-to-understand guide for making the most of the online learning environment.
The integration of Web 2.0 tools into an online learning environment requires more than just connecting technology: it involves a paradigm shift from "online learning" to "open network learning." Strategies for Building a Web 2.0 Learning Environment provides a comprehensive and effective guide for teachers and trainers interested in integrating the concept of Personal Learning Environment (PLE) and Open (or Social) Network Learning Environment (ONLE) into any learning environment that utilizes online instruction. Rather than focusing on esoteric theory, the book offers a design model, practical guidelines, and sample activities that are based on current, well-grounded frameworks as well as the author's extensive online teaching experiences and personal research. Classroom teachers, school administrators, online learning researchers, corporate trainers, and corporate administrators will find that the innovative ideas set forth in this book are accompanied by practical guidelines for implementation.
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