Notes from Chapter 2 of ‘Stepping over the edge’ (2011)
There are positive and negative stances regarding Technologies. It helps to get some perspective.
Web 2.0 requires new strategies and policies.
With Web 2 .0 dialogue and sharing flourishes.
Greater use should be made of metaphor for meaning making.
Look to ‘participatory cultures’ for clues.
Benefits including peer to peer learning (comms)
A changed attitude to IP
Diversification of cultural expression
Development of skills valued in the modern workplace
A more empowered sense of citizenship
See Table 1 Changing toolsets against functionality
Web 2.0 =
* User Generated Content
* Collective Knowledge Building
*Wisdom of Crowds
Fragmentation of Voice
There are benefits:
There are issues regarding:
Learn through experiential interaction rather than guided step by step instruction.
The information flow through the system is radically different in a digital world, and hence there is a need for reconceptualisation of the best processes to support this. Conole. 2011:404
The fallacy is to think that social networks are just made up of people.They’re not:Social networks consist of people who are connected by a shared object. Engestrom (2005)