Archive for the 'Web 2.0' Category

Social Media Course Syllabus

Tuesday, January 5th, 2010

The syllabus is also available as a PDF.

Course on Social Media

Monday, October 5th, 2009

I am excited (and a tiny bit daunted) to be offering the class “Social Media” next semester at Pratt SILS. A description is below: Social Media (LIS-697-09) Wednesday, 3:30-5:50 PM The rise of the networked information environment, currently highlighted by such descriptors as Social Media and Web 2.0, and popularized by such web properties as […]

My Dissertation

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009

Although it has been done for a few months now, I realized I never posted my dissertation here. So here it is, enjoy! USING INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGIES TO ADVANCE A PARTICIPATORY CULTURE: A STUDY FROM A HIGHER EDUCATION CONTEXT Advances in information and communications technologies (ICTs) have empowered individuals to share their intellectual, cultural, […]

ICTs and Cultural Change

Thursday, January 15th, 2009

Below you will find my slides from the EdLab Seminar on January 14, 2009. Enjoy! Using ICTs to Promote Cultural Change: A Study from a Higher Education Context View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own. (tags: social_software web)

Participatory Culture, Web 2.0, and Communities of Practice: A Design-Based Research Investigation

Monday, May 5th, 2008

I thought I would post one of the papers I have been working on: Cocciolo, A. (2008). Participatory Culture, Web 2.0, and Communities of Practice: A Design-Based Research Investigation. ABSTRACT The purpose of this thesis is to explore the relationship amongst participatory culture (Jenkins, 2006), Web 2.0 technologies, and communities of practice. Specifically, this study […]

Giving love to AfterEd.TV

Friday, February 29th, 2008

My website is now a syndicate for AfterEd.TV, the online channel devoted to all things educational produced by my colleagues at the EdLab @ Teachers College. Each week they produce new and interesting video content. Please checkout their website at AfterEd.TV for more information.

Slides from Vancouver

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2007

If you are interested, you will find the slides from my presentation at AOIR, titled: “Does Web 2.0 Matter? Investigating How Learning Environment Design Affects User Community Engagement”


Thursday, October 18th, 2007

Despite the rain and general gloominess that persists here in Vancouver (I have to go into Second Life to get artificial sunlight!), the AOIR conference is really interesting; there are lots of energetic researchers studying everything Internet. For more information on our Friday presentation, please visit the EdLab Events page.

Web 2.0 and Communities of Practice

Saturday, March 10th, 2007

It is official now, all of my blogging energies are going into my blog on the EdLab website. I’ll have to remember to blog some things I am up to here as well. In the spirt of my own blog, I figured I would post the slides to the presentation Hui Soo and I did […]