Category Archives: Social networked learning

Effects of Social Networking in Distance Learning

The general aim of this study is to determine the effects of learning management systems supported by social networking sites on learners’ academic achievements in distance education. The data for the study, in which an experimental research design was used, … Continue reading

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Social Networks Adapting Pedagogical Practice

SNAPP is a software tool that allows users to visualize the network of interactions resulting from discussion forum posts and replies. The network visualisations of forum interactions provide an opportunity for teachers to rapidly identify patterns of user behaviour – … Continue reading

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Teens, kindness and cruelty on social network sites

Social media use has become so pervasive in the lives of teens that having a presence on a social network site is almost synonymous with being online. Fully 95% of all teens ages 12-17 are now online and 80% of … Continue reading

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Hyperconnected Education – the human network

When people connect, they begin to share. This happens automatically, an expression of the instinctive human desire to communicate matters of importance. Sharing, driven by need, amplified by technology, reaches every one of us, through our network of connections. We … Continue reading

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Connectivism: Design and Delivery of Social Networked Learning

Read New technologies that influence how information is created and shared and how people connect and socialize hold promise for adoption in education. The implications for education are significant. Educators have explored the role of the Internet as a research … Continue reading

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