Posts Tagged ‘Technology’

2. Your attitude to ICTs

February 27, 2008

tools-48x48.pngBlog your answers to the exercise ‘Your attitudes to ICTs’ in the Who are the Net Gen? module, here.

Do this multiple-choice quiz to test your attitudes to ICTs. What are your fears? That you’ll lose stuff? Can’t do it? Look like an idiot in front of the students? Write down your thoughts, discuss with a partner or small group in the class, or blog it!

1. How are you feeling?

February 27, 2008

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Blog your answers to the focus questions ‘How are you feeling’ in the What is Web 2.0? module, here.

Are you feeling a bit ‘freaked out’ by the pace of change in technology? What are you most worried about? Why? What are your concerns about what’s going on online these days? What are you afraid of letting go of? What do you think all this Web 2.0 stuff will mean for our culture? Our society? Education? Our ways of being human? What are your fears founded upon? Evidence, information and reasoning or gut feeling?

1. Compare Web 1.0 and Web 2.0

February 27, 2008

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Blog your answers to the exercise, ‘Compare Web 1.0 and Web 2.0’ in the What is Web 2.0? module, here.

Go through O’Reilly’s below, above, line by line. Identify the things you know about, e.g., ‘Britiannica Online –> Wikipedia’. How are those things different between Web 1.0 and Web 2.0? What different characteristics do they have? Write down your thoughts, discuss with a partner or small group in the class, or blog it!

O'Reilly's Web 1.0/Web 2.0 comparison table
Source: http://res.sys-con.com/story/sep07/428865/Table-1-rev.jpg

1. What is Web 2.0?

February 27, 2008

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Place any general responses you have to What is Web 2.0? here.