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Web 2.0 Slam – Performing Innovative Practice

September 5th, 2007 by Graham Attwell

At the UK ALT-C conference for last two days.

Great fun meeting everyone, drinking too much, talking lots etc.

Not overimpressed with many of the sessions though. To my mind far too many of the papers are not sufficiently challenging – and too much is being accepted at face value. (If this sounds too negative, Josie has just pointed out to me teh food is better than last year).

But this morning I did go to a great session run by Josie, Helen and Frances. The session was a Web 2.0 slam. After a brief and entertaining introduction to Web 2.0 tools and their uses pairs participants were asked to make a short (two minute) performance about some aspect of Web 2.0.

And very good the contributions were too. Great fun, lots of participation, lots of getting to know people – hi Sabina and Nicola – and we got to learn things too.

Anyway – if you missed the session or weren’t at the conference here is the session wiki – and links to videos of each presentation should be available in the next couple of hours.

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