Web 2.0, What is it?


Web 2.0 refers to a web-based application that allows users to create content and publish it on the Internet. Readers can post feedback. Content can be text, video, powerpoints, photos, and just about anything that can be captured in a digital format. Many web 2.0 applications are referred to as social networking tools because users form networks with like-minded people. Here are some of the web 2.0 applications that are helpful to students.

Useful Web 2.0 for Students

Social Bookmarking

Keep track of websites. Access bookmarks from any computer with an Internet connection. Add, delete, or look up pages from home, work, school, or anywhere by going to the website and signing in.

Share resources with people network. www.delicious.com www.diigo.com


Wikis work well for group projects and collaboration. Registered users can change content and post new content. There is a discussion tool as well. Wikipedia is probably the most popular wiki claiming to be the world's biggest encyclopedia.www.wikispaces.com

Bibliography Makers

Create bibliographies easily with these websites.

Bibme.org This site will format a "Bibliography" or "Works Cited" page using the newest version of both APA and MLA. You can create an account and save your citations or you can just print or save the page w/out creating an account.

EasyBib.com MLA is free on this site, other styles require a fee.