Share Paper: Mobile Social Media as a Catalyst for Pedagogical Change

  1. Thomas Cochrane, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand
Wednesday, June 25 11:15 AM-12:15 PM B1096

Abstract: The ubiquitous ownership and connectivity of mobile devices (smartphones and touch-screen tablets) coupled with the collaborative affordances of social media and the contextual awareness of geolocative augmented reality provide a rich platform for creative student-directed learning experiences. However lecturers invariably default to using these new technologies within established teaching paradigms that are predominantly teacher- directed and focus upon content delivery. However, based upon our experiences of implementing over 45 mobile learning projects 2007- 2013, we have developed a framework for creative pedagogies enabled by mobile social media. The framework focuses upon collaborative curriculum redesign strategies and maps the pedagogy-andragogy- heutagogy ...