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Innovative Adoption of Web 2.0 Technologies: Emerging Policies, Practices & Strategies for University Leaders

The latest report from The Observatory on Borderless Higher Education, titled “Innovative Adoption of Web 2.0 Technologies: Emerging Policies, Practices & Strategies for University Leaders” provides a review of the use of Web 2.0 technologies in five countries (Australia, the Netherlands, South Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States), together with the drivers that are encouraging and promoting the use of Web 2.0 in higher education (HE) (including policy and pedagogic), and inhibitors that are slowing down the uptake of it.

To read the document Click Here! [A username and password is needed to access the document and it can be obtained from your information specialist at the Education Library]

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Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy

Andrew Churches,  Curriculum Manager, Computer Studies and ICT PD Cluster co-director at Kristin School in Albany, Auckland, New Zealand have updated Bloom’s Revised Taxonomy to account for the new behaviours emerging as technology advances becomes more ubiquitous. Bloom’s revised taxonomy accounts for many of the traditional classroom practices, behaviours and actions, but does not account for the new processes and actions associated with web 2.0 technologies and increasing ubiquitous personal and cloud computing. Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy is about  using web 2.0 tools and technologies to facilitate learning. Outcomes on rubrics are measured by competence of use and most importantly the quality of the product.

To read more on Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy go to Andrew Churches’ wiki by  Clicking Here!

You can also download the pdf document on Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy by Clicking Here!

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