Michael Thomas


Be prepared: climate change, security and Australia's Defence Force

The Climate Council has brought together climate scientists and defence experts to create a report on climate change, security and what this means for Australia’s Defence Force.

Identity in online communities: social networking sites and language learning

Since their emergence in 2005, Web 2.0 technologies have been advanced as potentially transformative in the area of education in general and foreign language learning in particular. Web 2.0 technologies are presenting new opportunities for developing diverse online learning environments and enhancing interactivity, participation and...
Book review

Web 2.0: New Tools, New Schools - book review

If anything, the book is rather too enthusiastic in its drive to promote Web 2.0, as contrary to the frequent hyperbole, few if any substantive research studies on the effects of Web 2.0 have yet been published. The frequent references to the ?transformative? and ?revolutionary...