First Advisor

Thies, Charles

Second Advisor

Duncan, Denise

Third Advisor

Plantz-Masters, Shari


College for Professional Studies

Degree Name

MS Database Technologies


School of Computer & Information Science

Document Type

Thesis - Open Access

Number of Pages

85 pages


Since the introduction of Web 2.0 technologies in 2004, computer based communication has evolved adding a new dimension to formal and informal knowledge sharing. Focusing on Web 2.0 technologies Facebook and Twitter, this case study researches the use of these tools to enhance a higher education online database practicum environment. This paper presents practical methodologies that can be used to incorporate Web 2.0 technologies to support knowledge sharing in a distance learning database practicum.

Date of Award

Summer 2010

Location (Creation)

Denver, Colorado

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