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Holliman, Richard and Curtis, Vickie (2015). Online media. In: Gunstone, Richard ed. Encyclopedia of Science Education. Springer Netherlands.

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This chapter provides a definition of online media for informal and formal science learning. It was written for an online encyclopedia of science education. Three key trends in the current (2012) digital landscape are outlined: media convergence; accessibility; and collaboration and participation. The draws on examples from contemporary research to illustrate some of the concepts being used to analyse and describe educational media and their uses in formal and informal science learning.

Item Type: Book Section
Copyright Holders: 2014 Crown copyright, as represented by, 2012 The Open University, 2014 Springer Science+Business Media
ISBN: 94-007-2149-8, 978-94-007-2149-4
Keywords: internet; World Wide Web; information and communications technology; educational media; media convergence; customization; information literacy; accessibility; open educational resources; enabling technologies; personalisation; online citizen science; collaboration; participation
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Environment, Earth and Ecosystem Sciences
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Institute of Educational Technology (IET)
Research Group: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
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Item ID: 35981
Depositing User: Richard Holliman
Date Deposited: 09 Jan 2013 12:15
Last Modified: 15 Dec 2019 06:51
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