Assignment 2: Building a Repertoire of Web Tools (individual & class)

Assignment 2: Building a Repertoire of Web Tools (individual & class)

Working as a class, generate a list of social media and web 2.0 tools and add to the community-wide repository you started building in week 3.

Individually, review and evaluate at least 2 different social media or web 2.0 tools and explain how each can be used to support authentic activities. Use specific examples to illustrate your explanations. Include a description of the technology affordances of the social media or web 2.0 tools. Post your results to the class repository (maximum 400 words for each).

Collaboratively, as a class, use the posted reviews to develop a framework for assessing the “goodness of fit” for determining how specific social media and web tools 2.0 can support authentic learning. This framework will be used in week 7 for assignment 3 so should be added to the community-wide repository when complete.

Use the class wiki to collaboratively develop the list of social media and web tools, as well as for developing the framework.