Exploring a tool which has shaped technological advancements and will continue to influence societal interactions & development
Erin Mohr * C&I 444 * Spring 2011
“The term Web 2.0 is commonly associated with web applications that facilitate interactive information sharing, interoperability, user-centered design, and collaboration on the World Wide Web…”
“The second generation of the World Wide Web, especially the movement away from static web pages to dynamic and sharable content and social networking.”
“Web 2.0 is the popular term for advanced Internet technology and applications including blogs, wikis, RSS and social bookmarking..”
“A term used to describe a new generation of Web services and applications with an increasing emphasis on human collaboration.”
“Web 2.0 is an expression which was used for the first time in 2004 and referred to the second generation of Internet. The main characteristics of this new era in the Internet is connected with its constant development and delivering services tailored to the needs of each user..”
“There is no set definition of Web 2.0, it generally refers to the use of the web as a more social platform where users participate by generating their own content alongside the content provided by the websites.”
“Web 2.0 does not refer to any specific change in technology of the Internet, but rather the behavior of how people use the Internet…”
“A mix of technology and business processes that facilitate conversational marketing.”
The tools available through Web 2.0 continue to develop at a rapid pace, and everyone can take advantage of what this technological tool has to offer! The extent of available options can initially seem overwhelming; however, it just takes time to become familiar with how these applications can be used on a personal level, in the classroom setting, or in the professional business environment!
A few examples have been highlighted of how Web 2.0 can be effectively utilized in a variety of environments; however, this list just touches the surface of available options! Web users are encouraged to explore and discover how Web 2.0 can be an invaluable resource!
This particular Web 2.0 tool is very user-friendly, and the web site is easy to navigate. Some of the features listed below are just a few examples of why this resource is so valuable for any individual who is in the capacity to care for a loved one:
Photo Story 3
“Make Show-N-Tell Cool Again”
Once this software program is properly installed, students should consider the following steps when building their presentation:
“Publish by Millions”
Begin by visiting the website at www.issuu.com to gain familiarity with how to upload and format documents!