With the advent of Web 2.0, e-learning has the potential to become far more personal, social, and flexible. Collective Intelligence and E-Learning 2.0: Implications of Web-Based Communities and Networking provides a valuable reference to the latest advancements in the area of educational techlogy and e-learning. This invative collection includes a selection of world-class chapters addressing current research, case studies, best practices, pedagogical approaches, and strategies related to e-learning resources and projects.
Harrison Hao Yang (EdD, Florida International University, 1996) is a professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at State University of New York at Oswego (USA). His research specialties include assessment and e-folios, distance/flexible education, information literacy, information technology diffusion/integration, learning theories, issues and trends on vocational-technical education, and Web/learning communities. Dr. Yang was the recipient of the SUNY Oswego President Award of Teaching Excellence (2006). Steve Chi-Yin Yuen (PhD, The Pennsylvania State University, 1984) is a professor in the Department of Technology Education at The University of Southern Mississippi (USM), USA. His research specialties include electronic performance support system, e-learning 2.0, handheld technology in teaching and learning, mobile learning, multimedia instruction, Semantic Web, social networking in education, technology planning and implementation in the classrooms, Web 2.0, Web accessibility, and Web-based instruction. Dr. Yuen was the recipient of USM Excellence in Teaching Award (1997 and 2004), Mississippi Technology Educator of the Year (2002), and Fulbright Scholar Lecturing Award (1992).