A Critical Study of Effect of Web-Based Software Tools in Finding and Sharing Digital Resources--A Literature Review
Journal of Educational Technology Volume 7, Number 3, ISSN 0973-0559
The purpose of this paper is to review the effect of web-based software tools for finding and sharing digital resources. A positive correlation between learning and studying through online tools has been found in recent researches. In traditional classroom, searching resources are limited to the library and sharing of resources is limited to the walls of classroom, but with the advent of internet and electronic media it is possible to search and share resources beyond four walls. The objective of the study is to review the effect of web-based tools and enlist web-based tools for sharing and finding digital resources using web 2.0 technologies. Open Educational Resources were used to study the effect of Web 2.0 tools for finding and sharing digital resources. From this study, it is found that, Web 2.0 tools are versatile and effective, because of the features like, user centre, user control & communication, and making teaching learning process learner centric.
Baig, M.A. (2010). A Critical Study of Effect of Web-Based Software Tools in Finding and Sharing Digital Resources--A Literature Review. Journal of Educational Technology, 7(3), 54-62.