Jul 12 2008

Pete Shelton’s Lessons from Teaching 2.0 to Researchers

Published by at 9:30 am under facilitation,social media

Photo by Edmittance on FlickrPete Shelton (IFPRI of the CGIAR along with his co-blogger, Stephan Dorn) has a must read post for anyone trying to introduce “web 2” tools to their work communities. He speaks of researchers here (in international agricultural research) but I believe they apply in many other settings as well. Read the whole thing… Three lessons from a year of teaching 2.0 to researchers

  1. Focus on the job, not the tool.
  2. Researchers like hearing from other researchers, not us.
  3. Don’t assume you know what researchers need- go out and ask them!

Photo from Edmittance on Flickr

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  1. […] Pete Shelton has a really amazing post on Web Tastings about some lessons his group’s learned about teaching researchers about Web 2.0 (which I came across via Nancy White’s post). […]

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