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Positive and negative aspects of Web2

Posted on April 24, 2009 at 4:30pm 0 Comments

Positive and negative aspects of Web2

I am discussing the positive and negative aspects of Web2 from my own experience. I am a lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University. I teach the BA Primary and PGCE students Design and Technology and ICT. I started work at the university in September ’08 and was a primary school teacher before that.

Virtual: A colleague has started to use SecondLife. She holds regular meetings for students. positive effects include… Continue

Planning to Use Web2

Posted on April 21, 2009 at 10:30am 0 Comments

Establish role in teaching and learning.


1) The structures - organise the content, activities and evaluation. Use personal publishing





audio/podcasts (converts podcasts from PPT)

voicethread (website) add comments to multimedia show e.g. voice

slideshare( narrated PPT)

Gcast modile podcasts from telephone

Gabcast like Skype - voice over… Continue

Web 2.0

Posted on April 20, 2009 at 1:00pm 2 Comments

Web2 is ever increasing software. Not originally designed for teaching and learning unlike VLEs. Designed for the general public.


Personal publishing - anyone can put information into websites without technical support. Blogs began about 10 years ago.

(Writing - typewriter - computer - blogs)

Social Networking

(Parts of communities of people) Communicate much easer on the internet. Started via email, then group email - 'computer… Continue

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