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An Empirical Study on the Use of Web 2.0 by Greek Adult Instructors in Educational Procedures

  • John Vrettaros
  • Alexis Tagoulis
  • Niki Giannopoulou
  • Athanasios Drigas
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 49)

Abstract

In this paper is presented an empirical study and its results. The empirical study was designed through a pilot training program which was conducted in order to learn if Greek educators can learn to use and even adopt the use of web 2.0 tools and services in the educational process and in which extend, where the type of learning is either distant learning, blended learning or the learning takes place in the traditional classroom.

Keywords

empirical study Web 2.0 e-learning social software wikis blogs youtube facebook 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  • John Vrettaros
    • 1
  • Alexis Tagoulis
    • 1
  • Niki Giannopoulou
    • 1
  • Athanasios Drigas
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Informatics and Telecommunications Net Media LabNCSR DEMOKRITOSAthensGreece

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