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Other Web 2.0 Tools


There are a whole host of collaborative Web 2.0 tools that you can use in your teaching; these are some of the better known ones that educators use, however please be aware that the University cannot support staff and students using these tools and be aware of both GDPR and accessabikity regulations.


  • For collaborative writing -  Etherpad - there are a number of similar looking ones

  • Collection of ideas on a topic - Padlet

  • For collaborative mind-mapping -

  • For adding audio to still or moving images and sharing try Voicethread

  • For creating your own screencasts, use Screencast-o-matic or Jing

Web Resources

Top 100 tools for learning 2015

Digital Research Tools

References to Scholarly Articles

Fernández, J., & Fernández, P. (2015). Introducing web 2.0 tools for teaching linear programming. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 191, 1392-1396. 

James Baxter, G. (2014). Implementing web 2.0 tools in organisations. The Learning Organization, 21(1), 2-5.

Kurilovas, E., & Juskeviciene, A. (2015;2014;). Creation of web 2.0 tools ontology to improve learning. Computers in Human Behavior, 51, 1380-1386.

Majid, N. A. A. (2014). Integration of web 2.0 tools in learning a programming course. Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology, 13(4), 88-94.

Olthouse, J. M., & Miller, M. T. (2012). Teaching talented writers with web 2.0 tools. TEACHING Exceptional Children, 45(2), 6-14.

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