What are your favorite educational applications of Web 2.0? What are their educational implications? Please answer briefly as a comment to this posting. For a more general intro to our work on Web 2.0, see http://www.tltgroup.org/oli/fridaylive/120806.htm Also, see our Table of "Factors and Examples" which provides brief explanations of key factors and hot links to related examples. Complete table available within a Google Document at: http://docs.google.com/Doc?id=ajbkwcmd3bt8_20crwj6p
HERE'S A LIST OF IMPORTANT WEB 2.0 FACTORS FROM THE LEFT-MOST COLUMN OF THAT TABLE.
Variety of tools, resources available - growing accelerating, impermanent!; TMI/TMO [Too Much Info; Too Many Options]
Accessibility/Mobility/Ubiquity - access from many different locations, devices
Dynamic Content -Easy, frequent, changing of Web sites, info,
Multimedia - Combining sound, video, ...
Sharing info, resources, categories; Social/Group Collaborative Creation/Editing/Responding;
Public/Private Blurring - [voyeurism?]
DIFFUSION OF AUTHORITY
Non-hierarchical authority: authenticating, cataloging, editing, publishing, modifying (software)
DIFFUSION OF CATEGORIES
Folksonomy? vs. Authority controlled cataloging; Attaching and sharing labels to objects (Meta-tagging)
DIFFUSION OF PUBLISHING
RSS and other "Feeds" enable new roles that blur the boundaries between "author," "publisher," and "reader."
Fluid Business Models; Changing role of advertisement?
Virtual Reality/Avatars; SecondLife...
New kinds of change? New ways of changing?
What else? What have we missed?
Thanks for your help in expanding and clarifying this list - and completing the related table.