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McLeod, Julie; Vasinda, Sheri – Computers in the Schools, 2008
In this article, the authors describe Web 2.0 as tools that have increased the urgency for students' and teachers' critical literacy skills and have also participated in the implementation of critical literacy. The authors define and position both Web 2.0 and critical literacy. Further, students' and teachers' power dynamics within both critical…
Descriptors: Power Structure, Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Technology, Electronic Learning
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Bull, Glen; Hammond, Thomas; Ferster, Bill – Computers in the Schools, 2008
Web 2.0 tools offer new possibilities for teaching and learning. PrimaryAccess is a Web 2.0 tool designed for K-12 history education. PrimaryAccess shares many of the characteristics of other Web 2.0 applications, but its educational focus makes it different from generic Web applications. Our work developing and researching PrimaryAccess has…
Descriptors: Research and Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Computer Uses in Education, Pedagogical Content Knowledge
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Heafner, Tina L.; Friedman, Adam M. – Computers in the Schools, 2008
Web 2.0 software, in particular wikis, have the potential to allow students to become active contributors to the Internet and, as a result, restructure traditional learning environments. In this study, the effects of student-created wikis were evaluated through measures of student engagement, cognitive benefits, and student learning in both the…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Self Efficacy, Teaching Methods, Secondary School Students
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Buffington, Melanie L. – Computers in the Schools, 2008
Web 2.0 has the potential to dramatically affect educational practices in a variety of ways. Within the field of art education, students and teachers can utilize Web 2.0 to further student understanding and art-making. The potential for students to create the Web is an aspect of Web 2.0 that is particularly well suited for an art classroom.…
Descriptors: Art Education, Educational Practices, Internet, Art Activities
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Norton, Priscilla; Hathaway, Dawn – Computers in the Schools, 2008
As corporate and higher education settings increasingly use Web 2.0 tools, the time has come to think about preparing K-12 in-service teachers to find ways in which these tools might support classroom teaching and learning goals. This article describes a graduate course designed and taught in spring 2007. Using a modeling and situated learning…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Elementary Secondary Education, Graduate Study, Education Courses