Conference and workshop
March 19-20, 2009
Pavillon JA Bombardier, Salle 1035, MATI Montreal
Web 2.0, social networks and education
Web 2.0 and social networks are the heart of an educational and learning revolution. More than ever, students have access to collaborative environments which promote information sharing and co-construction of knowledge (Elgg, Ning, Wikis, blogs, etc.). More flexible, Web 2.0 tools offer learners greater control and foster the emergence of personal learning spaces (Facebook). Wikipedia, Del.icio.us, YouTube and iTunes U contains more and more resources and a variety of approaches to enrich learning experiences.
Terry Anderson, Professor and Canada Research Chair in Distance Education, Athabasca University
Patrick Chanezon, API Evangelist, OpenSocial, Google