Web 2.0 tools allow for collaboration and sharing. This is just a sample list of common tools and specific examples. Some tools are purposefully used for publishing information. Other people use the tool to share and distribute, and others use them for both.
These are examples of communication networks-- YouTube might seem strange here, but many people are using YouTube as a vlogging tool (video blog).
Twitter, Google featuring Twitter
Mendeley, Scholarly searches
I will draw on Dewey's work Experience in Education to try to draw parellels between experiential learning in a digital society.
It would seem that Vygotsky is a natural fit within the frameworks of social learning and social media. The founder of cultural psychology, Vgytosky's work focused on how we communicate with one another.
Social Media and Web 2.0 lend themselves to the auditory, visual, and social skill sets.
Interested in the specific idea that Rousseau's theories seem to clash with modern day life --within an networked world, does this mean all children will be corrupted?
Bruner's spiral learning approach, that ideas build upon one another, and children should be encouraged to reasearch and develop factual understandings that build on one another seem to compliment the ideas behind social media and research.
Twitter, Backchannel Communication Types
Clay Shirky: instituions v. Collaboration
Interview: Nicholas Carr from The Colbert Report, Does Google Make Us Stupid?
danah boyd's complete publication list
Future of Liberal Arts (Ted Talks)
Ray Kurzweil Singularity University
Wal Mart University
How Social Media Could Make Ph.D's Unnecessary
Charles Leadbeater: Education innovation in the slums
Twitter as a Personalized Learning Netowrk
Socially Learning Network for "Tweachers"