A recent Educause Review article discusses the advantages of creating a mashup of Web 2.0 tools with current course management systems — essentially creating CMS 2.0 — enabling learners to experience a more constructive learning environment without throwing away the traditional (“Web 1.0”) CMS tools that can still be used successfully in teaching.
Howdy folks! I’m an Instructional Designer at UT Dallas. I have a Bachelor’s in Elementary Education from Angelo State University and a Master’s in Computer Education and Cognitive Systems from the University of North Texas. I’ve been working in edtech for 11 years. Hmm… what else? I’m a *huge* fan of that little Irish band called U2, and I’m a bigtime Firefly/Serenity advocate.