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Learning Web 2.0 - Technologies and Beyond


What Is Learning 2.0?

  • A program to teach Web 2.0 technology using Web 2.0 tools
  • A program that allows self-paced exploration of Web 2.0 tools with additional support as needed
  • A jumping off point for even more Web 2.0 exploration and life long learning


What Is Web 2.0?

  • User created content
  • Interactive
  • Sharing
  • Community
  • Reuse & Remix
  • Collective Intelligence


A Great Idea!

  • Helene Blower's program at Public Library of Charlotte Mecklenburg Counties
  • Hey! We should be doing this!


Why Learning 2.0?

  • Staff interest
  • Foundation of information
  • Where to start?
  • Lack of time
  • Lack of direction


Preparing the Program – Time

  • 1-2 hours per numbered lesson


Preparing the Program - Tools

  • Gmail
  • Blogger
  • Bloglines
  • Del.icio.us
  • Odeo
  • Email


Content Adaptations

  • Left off Life Time Learners
  • Added
    • Myspace
    • Gmail
    • Map of Visited States
    • Search Engines
    • Google Labs



  • Post to a blog
  • Weekly emails
  • Incentives
  • Public acknowledgement at staff meetings
  • Candy, oranges, toys, pens
  • MP3 players


Staff Adaptations

  • More time to complete the program
  • Designated computer space
  • Face to face assistance
  • Advanced workshops


Staff Reactions

Letitia DenHartog –

“I think that there will be a lot to learn in this program. Even more than getting the MP3 player, this is information that I need, just to keep up with the teens that I work with. This is exciting!”

Staff Reactions

Tammy Paris – During Flickr week –

"Wow! What a great lesson. This has been my favorite lesson so far."

Staff Reactions

Eric Lyon –

“Introducing Library 2.0 ways of thinking through hands-on, self-paced experiences is an effective method, and one that works especially well in a busy work environment. Considering all I learned, it obviously worked for me.”

Staff Reactions


Thank you sir, may I please have another?

Our Reactions

  • Wow!
  • Pride
  • Why didn’t we think of that?


Lessons Learned

  • Leave in Life Time Learners
  • Be flexible
  • Incentives!


Now What?

  • Library Learning 2.0  Phase 2
  • Live classes
  • Even more web-based programs



Missouri River Regional Library’s Learning 2.0 Program



Public Library of Charlotte Mecklenburg County’s Learning 2.0 Program





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