Vanessa Dennen along with EPLS Department Chair Betsy Becker represented FSU by giving a workshop at Uttaradit Rajabhat University (URU) in Uttaradit, Thailand.
This book examines how individuals and organizations are using Web 2.0 tools to create informal learning and professional development opportunities.
I’m Vanessa Dennen, an Associate Professor of Instructional Systems at Florida State University, where I:
research computer-mediated discourse and use of Web 2.0 technologies to support learning in formal and informal environments.
teach technology-focused instructional design, inquiry, and learning theory.
supervise the EME2040 Technology for Educators course.
My practitioner expertise includes instructional design and evaluation, both with a focus on online learning and virtual communities.
In the moments that I’m offline, I dabble in the garden and the kitchen, and tinker with my camera. If you head to the playground, you might find me on the swings with my daughter. And then there is travel ...
This edited volume examines how individuals and organizations are using Web 2.0 tools to create informal learning and professional development opportunities. Informal learning is learning which occurs outside of a formal educational context, typically driven by a personal question or an immediate need. In other instances, informal learning may occur as a by-product of other social interactions.