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My 25 Years of Ed Tech

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Diversity University started out as an educational MUD; Walden University was also an early adopter, and a whole bunch more. 1995 – The Web Also: Plato, the Home Page In 1995 I started at Assiniboine Community College. With a year of so we had created our first web-based course, 'Introduction to Instruction', with professor Shirley Chapman. 1998 – Wikis Also: CMSs, RSS I didn't bother with Wikis. Instead, for me, 1998 was the year of RSS and content syndication.

E-Learning Generations

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Second, it created the idea that these content modules orchunks were sharable. The same vendors thatsold these tools - companies like Microsoft and Adobe - sold web production andviewing tools. This leads us next to the fourth generation, paradoxicallycalled web 2.0 - and in the field of online learning, e-learning 2.0. The core ideas of web 2.0 Web 2.0 The core technology of web 2.0 E-learning 2.0 E-learning 2.0

The Future of Online Learning: Ten Years On

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

As web-based applications become more widely available, however, more specialized and customizable operating environments will be available to users. Smith, 2008) Meanwhile, Nintendo is making the Wii gaming system a web application that streams videos from the BBC. A widget is a piece of code – typically written in Flash or Javascript – that resides on a desktop or web page and performs a specific function. The second is the concept of ‘Web 2.0Web 2.0