Reviews and Testimonials
"In terms of highlights, the chapter titled 'University Students' Self-motivated Blogging and Development of Study Skills and Research Skills presents some interesting findings on why people blog. In addition the chapter ("Activating Assessment for Learning") provides useful examples of how web-based peer assessment, e-portfolios, e-surveys and other Web 2.0 tools can be used to support the assessment process."
– Wing Lam, Dean of U21Global. Online Information Review 2011.
This book provides an informed and well-researched starting point for those seeking answers to some of the many questions surrounding research and practice in the Web 2.0 era. [...] "The book's substantive contribution is presenting diverse, cross-cutting ways in which teaching, learning, and technology issues emerge and are perceived, offering perspectives for possible change, posing ideas to address challenges, and sustaining the dialogue." [...] "There is little doubt that we need to rethink the way we currently teach online. This book makes many valuable contributions to this difficult task."
– Dr. Gila Kurtz, Center for Academic Studies, Ramat-Gan, Israel, Association for Educational Communications and Technology Selected as a Fall 2011 Shelf-Worthy Acade