Share Paper: Socio-cognitive and personalised learning on Facebook: Exemplar studies across the disciplines

  1. catherine mcloughlin, Australian Catholic Unverisity, Australia
Tuesday, June 24 4:00-4:30 PM B3110

Abstract: As Web 2.0 has brought a wave of social media tools for interaction, connectivity and communication, educators continue to ask how and how and why popular social networking sites can be used to support learning. The literature on “the Facebook generation” indicates that there is a global surge in the uptake of social networking tools that enable students to connect and collaborate with each other in a variety of ways. The affordances of social software tools such as Facebook hold great promise for engaging and motivating learners, while at the same time addressing the social and affective elements of interactive, ...