Toward a Set of Theoretical Best Practices for
Web 2.0 and Web-Based Technologies

Matthew Kruger-Ross and Lori B. Holcomb

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Author Note

Matthew Kruger-Ross, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, North Carolina State University; Lori B. Holcomb, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, North Carolina State University.

Correspondence concerning this article should be addressed to Matthew Kruger-Ross, 208 Poe Hall, Campus Box 7801, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695. Email:



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Matthew Kruger-Ross is a graduate assistant in instructional technology at NC State University. Prior to pursuing his graduate studies, Matthew was a teacher, advisor, and technology coach at Carolina Friends School in Durham, North Carolina. His research interests include educational technology, web-based tools and learning, and critical studies. He can be reached by email at

Lori B. Holcomb, PhD is an assistant professor in instructional technology at NC State University. Her research interests include the integration and evaluation of instructional technologies into an educational setting and distance education.  More specifically, her current research is focused on the design, integration, and evaluation of emerging technologies into teaching and learning practices. She can be reached by email at



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