Friday, January 23, 2009

Web 2.0 tools in the library

Web 2.0, the user-created, interactive Internet, has found its way into the electronic classroom. A recent Modern Chinese History class was presenting their comparisons of two books they’d read, Wild Swans by Jung Chang and To Live by Yu Hua. When one student’s presentation hardware was incompatible with the projector, we uploaded it to Google Docs’ online presentation software, allowing him to show his presentation directly from the Internet.

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