Using Web 2.0 Tools to Balance Work, Life, and Term Papers

Franklin, Rochelle
September 2011
Distance Learning;2011, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p31
The article discusses the advantages of using Web 2.0 tools and its role in the virtual teaching environment. With the Web 2.0 tools, the Jing Project was developed which is a free download wherein users are allowed to create short video clips with audio or narration that can be shared instantly via e-mail, Twitter and instant messaging. To put the video clips in one place for the students, Glogster EDU tool is used which is an interactive virtual poster including various multimedia elements.


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