Incorporating Web 2.0 Tools in Careers & Classrooms

Roger McHaney recently penned an essay for Inside Higher Ed about incorporating web 2.0 tools into one’s career and  classroom.  McHaney suggests that professors incorporate technology into their careers and classrooms by contemplating and trying the following:  ” use socialization tools….promote new media literacy….put play to work….promote know-where and learning to learn….expect ubiquitous learning….understand how boundaries have been redefined.”     Use wikis to enable students to share articles and ideas with each other.  Forums  can be used for classroom discussions outside of the classroom.  Google docs can be used by students to collaborate on projects.  Course management systems such as BlackBoard, Moodle, and TWEN also make technology tools available.  Because there are many ways to incorporate technology into the classroom, check with the university library and technology departments.

Hat Tip:  Inside Higher Ed

About Lisa Smith-Butler

Associate Professor of Law Charleston School of Law 385 Meeting St., Suite 322B Charleston, S.C. 29403 843.377.2144
This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s