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Students' Perceptions of Using Web 2.0 Technologies to Enhance the Social and Cognitive Aspects of Learning: Audio and Video Enhanced Wiki Texts and Second Life Discussions in Teacher and Counselor Education
(2011)
  • Amanda J. Rockinson-Szapkiw, Liberty University
  • Randall Dunn, Liberty University
  • David Holder, Liberty University
Abstract
As a generation of technologically savvy learners enters institutions of higher education, expectations are increasing for multimedia integration is showing that multimedia rich learning materials increase learning effectiveness. The purpose of this paper is to describe students' perceptions of creating a collaborative wiki text with multimedia integration such as podcasting and vodcasting and student’s perceptions of using the audio chat and text chat features of Second Life for supervision . Results support the adoption and use of web 2.0 technology and multimedia rich interactive environments in the teacher and counselor education classroom.
Keywords
  • community,
  • web 2.0,
  • wiki,
  • Second Life,
  • learning
Disciplines
Publication Date
2011
Citation Information
Amanda J. Rockinson-Szapkiw, Randall Dunn and David Holder. "Students' Perceptions of Using Web 2.0 Technologies to Enhance the Social and Cognitive Aspects of Learning: Audio and Video Enhanced Wiki Texts and Second Life Discussions in Teacher and Counselor Education" (2011)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/amanda_rockinson_szapkiw/38/