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Towards a social learning space for open educational resources

Buckingham Shum, Simon and Ferguson, Rebecca (2010). Towards a social learning space for open educational resources. In: OpenED2010: Seventh Annual Open Education Conference, 2-4 Nov 2010, Barcelona, Spain.

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Abstract

We identify a number of meanings of “Open”, as part of the motivating rationale for a social media space tuned for learning, called SocialLearn. We discuss why online social learning seems to be emerging so strongly at this point, explore features of social learning, and identify some of the dimensions that we believe characterize the social learning design space, before describing the emerging design concept and implementation.

Item Type: Conference Item
Copyright Holders: 2010 The Authors
Keywords: social learning; open education
Academic Unit/Department: Knowledge Media Institute
Institute of Educational Technology
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Computing (CRC)
Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Item ID: 23351
Depositing User: Simon Buckingham Shum
Date Deposited: 29 Sep 2010 15:41
Last Modified: 26 Oct 2012 04:31
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/23351
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