Category Archives: Web 2.0

Decisions 2.0: The Power of Collective Intelligence

Information markets, wikis and other applications that tap into the collective intelligence of groups have recently  generated tremendous interest. But what’s the reality behind the hype. The wide availability of Web 2.0 applications has led to the increasing emergence of … Continue reading

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Social technologies on the front line: Management 2.0 winners

Read Executives who won a contest McKinsey cosponsored with Gary Hamel’s Management Innovation eXchange (MIX) and the Harvard Business Review highlight myriad ways Web 2.0 is improving communication among employees at all levels. The Management 2.0 Challenge is the first … Continue reading

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Frameworks for understanding the nature of interactions, networking, and community in a social networking site for academic practice

Read This paper describes a new social networking site, Cloudworks, which has been developed to enable discussion and sharing of learning and teaching ideas/designs and to promote reflective academic practice. The site aims to foster new  forms of social and … Continue reading

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Emergent Learning and Learning Ecologies in Web 2.0

Read Read also: Presentation Presentation Recording In this paper we argue that it might be useful for educational institutions to actively explore alternative frameworks such as complexity theory, communities of practice, connectivism, and the underlying threads of  emergent learning to … Continue reading

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The First Wave of Science 2.0 Slowly Whimpers to an End

Read Like social movements, business fads have a limited lifespan. Hunter Thompson’s immortal description of the end of the 1960s springs to mind when taking a look back at the rush to integrate Web 2.o tools and science, with that … Continue reading

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Colonial-industrial training vs. democratic Web education: The experts vs. the people?

Read Real global e-learning is when the world is empowered to collaboratively teach itself. This vision and opinion paper is based on the principles of the Global Learning Framework™. For years, the contrast of traditional e-learning’s top-down approach has clashed … Continue reading

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The Global Information Technology Report 2010-2011 – Transformations 2.0

Read As ICT continues to drive innovation, productivity, and efficiency gains across industries as well as to improve citizens’ daily lives, The Global Information Technology Report 2010–2011 takes a forward look on occasion of the 10th anniversary of its publication. … Continue reading

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Change at hand: Web 2.0 for Development

Read This special issue has been copublished by the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) and the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation EU-ACP (CTA).  There are dozens of emerging interactive web services and applications, sometimes referred to … Continue reading

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A literature review of the use of Web 2.0 tools in Higher Education

Read This review focuses on the use of Web 2.0 tools in Higher Education. It provides a synthesis of the research literature in the field and a series of illustrative examples of how these tools are being used in learning … Continue reading

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The Leadership Implications of the evolving Web

Read How does the Web shape the role and understanding of leadership? Is a new leadership paradigm emerging?  What  mindsets, skills,  and knowledge are necessary for it?  What are key challenges and opportunities, pioneer examples and patterns in the business, … Continue reading

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