The impact of Web 2.0 and Web 3.0 on academic roles in Higher Education

Susan Greener

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This chapter discusses major changes in the traditional roles of teachers in Higher Education triggered by digital transformation in learning and teaching by Web 2.0 and Web 3.0. The purpose of university teaching is explored, together with the key characteristics of digital learning technologies associated with Web 2.0 and current and prospective changes linked to the notion of Web 3.0. Role labels found in the literature are reviewed against these changes and four dimensions of role change are identified, together with suggestions for preparing teachers for these changes.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationArtificial Intelligence Technologies and the Evolution of Web 3.0
EditorsT. Issa, P. Isaias
Place of PublicationAustralia
PublisherIGI Global
Number of pages15
ISBN (Print)9781466681477
Publication statusPublished - 1 Feb 2015

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