Archive for the ‘Web 2.0’ Category

You can now select a YouTube-related course through Pitzer College. But while a course about YouTube is surprising to some, the web is actually a treasure trove of education-related resources, including lots of video lectures, educational wikis and podcasts. The key sites for modern, web-based learning are outlined below – feel free to add more […]


This list comprises everything from financial aid to local guides, social networking, web-based applications and much more for the student with no time to waste in getting the most out of their education. Application Sites BeRecruited.com – For student athletes to fill out a form and be connected with college recruiters while getting information on […]


Earlier today, Richard took a look at the state of e-learning 2.0, which got me to thinking about how school might be different if I were in college today because of the influx of new Web 2.0 apps aimed and students. Note taking meant writing on paper, study groups meant face-to-face meetings, and if you […]


LinkedIn, is becoming a legitimate business tool & a web worker’s best professional friend. And although it’s just one of many such networks, LinkedIn, is in short a network for business opportunities. On LinkedIn, people don’t chat about music or what they did on Saturday night, but instead focus on opportunities and how the network can […]


A blog is a social device – a way for people to share an exchange of ideas and facilitate discussion. At least that’s what I thought until recently, when I was trying to promote an article. I was shocked at the number of blogs that provide exactly zero methods of contacting the owner. None! No […]


Here’s a compilation of silly and stupid ways companies are hindering adoption of their products and services. I must admit, some of the companies that I came across have made these mistakes are (a) silly; (b) stupid; and (c) hinder adoption. Enforced immediate registration. Requiring a new user to register and provide a modicum of […]