The Editorial paper written by Andrew Ravenscroft, “Social software, Web 2.0 and learning: status and implications of an evolving paradigm”, was ranked in the top 20 most downloaded articles from the Journal of Computer Assisted Learning in 2009. The paper was downloaded a total of 1598 times.
JCAL is A-Rated with an Impact Factor greater than 1 (about 1.4). This was from a Special Issue where Andrew was the invited Guest Editor, The paper can be accessed from
The success of this Special Issue has led to a further Special Issue on the "Design and Evaluation of Social Media for Learning" that Andrew is co-editing with Steve Warburton, Stylianos Hatzipanagos and Grainne Conole, and members of the the MATURE team - Ravenscroft, Schmidt, Cook and Bradley - are also finalising an article for this based on the MATURE design methodology and formative evaluation.