Thursday, June 26, 2008

Links & References to eXtension 2.0 talk

Links, References & Further Reading
Hughes, Jr., R. eXtension 2.0: Interaction, Participation & Community. Paper presented at the National eXtension Community of Practice Conference, June 24, 2008, Louisville, KY.

For further discussion with the Presenter:

Introduction to Web 2.0 and eXtension 2.0
Web 2.0 definition:

Successful web services

Fogg, B. J., & Eckles, D. (2007). The behavior chain for online participation: How successful web services structure persuasion. In Y. de Kort et al., (Eds.), Persuasive Technology (pp. 199-209). Heidelberg Springer Berlin.


Active Learning
Bransford, J. D., Brown, Ann L., Cocking, R. R. (2000). How people learn. Washington, DC: National Academy Press

Example FAQ:

Example of Quiz:

Cosmo Polls:

Examples of analysis tools for learning:

Financial Calculator:

Cotton Production Management Calculator:

eNewsletters & Feeds
Just In Time Parenting

eTips My Horse University:

eXtension feeds:

Example of pictures, audio & video:

How Stuff Works
Knot Tying


Basic User participation: See comments and ratings on this page:

User-Generated Content websites:


Science & Society: Blogs, media and other discussions

Google Trends:

Interacting and paradoxical forces in neuroscience and society
Jennifer Singh, Joachim Hallmayer, and Judy Illes

Keelan, J., Pavri-Garcia, V., Tomlinson, G., & Wilson, K. (2007). YouTube as a source of information on immunization: A content analysis. Journal of the American Medical Association, 298(21), 2482-2484.

Hughes, Jr., R. (2008). Blogs and science: The autism-vaccine debate.

Science 2.0: Platform for Participatory Science (some examples)

US Geological Survey; Did you feel it?
Illinois Early Childhood Asset map
Mayo, E., & Steinberg, T. (2007). The Power of Information.Retrieved from on June 19, 2008.

Nielsen, J. (2006). Participation inequality: Encouraging more users to participate. Retrieved from on June 19, 2008.


Brown, J. S., & Adler, R. P. (2008). Minds on fire: Open education, the long tail, and learning 2.0. Educause Review, 43(1), 17-32. Available online:

Butler, B., Sproll, L., Kiesler, S., Kraut, R. (2008). Community effort in online groups: Who does the work and why. (pp. 171- 193). In S. Weisband (Ed.). Leadership at a distance: Research in technologically-supported work. New York: Lawrence Erlbaum. Available online:

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