The study of use of Web 2.0 tools in LIS education in India

Sawant, Sarika The study of use of Web 2.0 tools in LIS education in India., 2012 [Preprint]

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The present study investigates LIS instructors’ familiarity with Web 2.0 concepts, tools and services, and applications related to LIS education. The survey method was used. The data collection tool was a web questionnaire, which was created with the help of software provided by surveymonkey.com. It was found that LIS instructors have a low level of familiarity regarding the use of Web 2.0. Most of the instructors use Web 2.0 for video sharing via YouTube. Nearly half of teachers have never used Wikis. The main problem in use of Web 2.0 in teaching was the lack of training programs organized by universities and other institutions for instruction in the use/teaching of Web 2.0 tools.

Item type: Preprint
Keywords: Web 2.0, LIS education, India
Subjects: L. Information technology and library technology. > LC. Internet, including WWW.
Depositing user: Dr. Sarika Sawant
Date deposited: 13 Sep 2012
Last modified: 17 Dec 2012 16:28
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/17533

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Sawant, S. S. (2012). The study of the use of Web 2.0 tools in LIS education in India Library, Hi Tech News, 29(2), 2012 (ISSN 0741-9058) doi: 10.1108/07419051211236549


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