Web 2.0 in Undergraduate Research

Type of Presentation

Individual paper/presentation (20 minute presentation)

Target Audience

Higher Education


Room 218


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Presentation Description

This presentation will describe a student research project that incorporates Web 2.0 technologies. Presenters will share their experiences using wikispaces, facebook, and delicious as collaboration tools for undergraduate research projects. Information sharing, and operating in what Wohndan Johnson-Eiola explains as "symbolic analytic" work-spaces requires researchers to meet and work online and from a distance. Both teachers and students of writng find themselves using Web 2.0 technologies; this presentation will describe a research project on multimodal compositions whereby the presenters highlight the communication tools used to work with each other as mentors and students.


Information literacy, Web 2.0 technologies, Undergraduate research, Collaboration tools, Information sharing, Multimodal compositions

Publication Type and Release Option

Presentation (Open Access)


Oct 3rd, 10:00 AM Oct 3rd, 11:15 AM

Web 2.0 in Undergraduate Research

Room 218

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