Web 2.0 tools for teaching and learning/What is Web 2.0?
Watch the following video that attempts to explain the Web 2.0 phenomenon, created by Dr. Michael Wesch, a cultural anthropologist at Kansas State University. It has been viewed about five and a half million times.
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Please post a personal definition of the term "Web 2.0".
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- Web 2.0 expresses a collection of interrelated ideas about a transformation of the Internet that emphasizes creativity, usability, openness, and collaboration. ~Drew
- Web 2.0 is a state of mind that encourages sharing, openness, cross-referencing, and timeliness (up-to-the-nanosecond information). ~Ashley
- Web 2.0 is a neologism coined by Tim O'Reilly, owner of O'Reilly Media, that supposedly encompasses a "usage trend" of the Web revolving around social connections. It is neither a technical specification nor a technology. ~Thia