The findings, as reported in the THE, are not particularly surprising.
- The use of Web 2.0 tools in teaching and learning is very patchy, and mainly driven by enthusiastic individuals. However, they can be used very effectively to support collaboration and reflection in students groups.
- The lack of information literacy skills, and critical assessment of resources in particular, is a problem.
- There is a divide between those staff who like to experiment with Web 2.0 tools, and those who are reluctant to engage at all with them.
- Students like traditional, face-to-face interaction.
I'll look forward to reading the report of the committee, which will be published on 12th May.