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Education 2.0? Designing the web for teaching and learning

The past five years or so have seen growing excitement within the educational community about web 2.0 technologies. ‘Web 2.0’ is an umbrella term for a host of recent internet applications such as social networking, wikis, folksonomies, virtual societies, blogging, multiplayer online gaming and ‘mash-ups’. Whilst differing in form and function, all these applications share a common characteristic of supporting internet-based interaction between and within groups, which is why the term ‘social software’ is often used to describe web 2.0 tools and services.

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