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Mapblog v2.0 Employs Web 2.0 for Improved Pedagogy
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, , , Empire State College-SUNY, United States

EdMedia + Innovate Learning, in Toronto, Canada ISBN 978-1-880094-81-5 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC

Abstract

This paper discusses new features and the pedagogical implications of the integrated mapping and blogging (MapBlog) learning object developed at Empire State College. This interactive learning object follows previous work by the last two authors using a constructivist theory. The new version, MapBlog v2.0, implements the latest Google mapping technology combined with a Drupal platform to expand its blogging capabilities. During the last three years we have used the mapblog on 18 courses for a variety of pedagogical purposes. Here we identify four categories of mapblogs: external content, student-created content, static content, and thematic mapping.

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Matias, A., Wolf II, D. & Stanton, K. (2010). Mapblog v2.0 Employs Web 2.0 for Improved Pedagogy. In J. Herrington & C. Montgomerie (Eds.), Proceedings of ED-MEDIA 2010--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications (pp. 3399-3404). Toronto, Canada: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved September 28, 2021 from .

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