Conference Proceedings

Engaging Students with Mobile Web2.0

T Cochrane, R Bateman

ITPNZ | Published : 2008

Abstract

Connected Learners: Blogs, wikis, podcasting, and a host of free, easy to use web2.0 social software provide opportunities for creating social constructivist learning environments focusing upon student-centred learning and end-user content creation and sharing. Building on this foundation, mobile web2.0 has emerged as a viable teaching and learning environment, particularly with the advent of the iPhone (Nicknamed "the Jesus phone") and iPod Touch. Today's wifi enabled smartphones provide a ubiquitous connection to mobile web2.0 social software and the ability to view, create, edit and upload user generated web2.0 content. This presentation outlines how mobile web 2.0 technologies can be har..

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