This paper draws on findings from a study on the Faculty’s reflection regarding to the application of Web 2.0 technologies in University of Kurdistan. Using interview data was collected from the 16 Faculty who engaged in teaching and research of humanities. The findings showed that the application of Web 2.0 tools in University of Kurdistan faces significant challenges according to the participating Faculty. The traditional mindset embedded in objectivism as an ontological perspective and behaviorism as learning theory was the fundamental barrier to implement and develop Web 2.0 technologies. The traditional mindset was found to infiltrate into four integrated context: the University’s Faculty, students, official administration and social culture.
|Title of host publication||Proceedings of EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2011|
|Editors||Theo Bastiaens, Martin Ebner|
|Place of Publication||Lisbon, Portugal|
|Publisher||Association for the advancement of computing in education|
|Number of pages||7|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jun 2011|
|MoE publication type||A4 Article in a conference publication|