Exploring the impact of Learning 2.0

I have an article up at InfoToday Europe on the CAVAL Australian research:

http://www.infotoday.eu/Articles/Editorial/Featured-Articles/Exploring-the-impact-of-Learning-2.0-78002.aspx

Results of the research project have been presented at conferences in Australia and the United States as well as in published articles. Here is a breakdown of some of the major findings of the research:

Better awareness of new technologies and inclusivity is a result of the programme.

Aligning with one of the most popular category responses of the national survey, the case study findings at CityLibraries also reflect a general feeling that the programme creates better awareness of emerging technologies and offers a chance for all staff to feel included.  One survey respondent noted: “Raised awareness of the potential application of these technologies- Had a bonding affect on staff” while another stated: “Better general knowledge amongst staff, and greater use of the technologies with staff and patrons.”

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