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The Back Channel in Web 2.0

The Journal interviewed our own Cheryl Lemke about the back channel principle of Web 2.0. She discusses the importance of having technology available for learning in schools, and more specifically the importance of back channels, which are online conversation forums, for students to make observations and learn from the observations of others.

“Web 2.0 isn’t just a nebulous label for the latest and greatest online technologies; it’s emblematic of the collaborative, participatory skills and instructional practices that she sees as crucial to the 21st century teaching and learning.”

Read more about The Back Channel in Web 2.0: 5 Questions with Cheryl Lemke in The Journal