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How Students Benefit From Using Social Media | Edudemic

Social media offers plenty of opportunities for learning and interactivity,and if you take a moment to think about it, it’s not too hard to see how students benefit from using social media.

Este recurso fué publicado originalmente en la comunidad La otra escuela: innovación educativa.


Condiviso il 13.2.2013 da Kilian CD


Qué es un MOOC (Massive Open Online Courses)

'Qué es un MOOC' es un buen vídeo que describe en menos de cinco minutos las ideas principales sobre los MOOC, cursos online masivos abiertos. Las claves: cursos, abiertos, participativos, distribuidos, aprendizaje a lo largo de la vida, aprendizaje en red.

Escrito y narrado por Dave Cormier. Vídeo por Neal Gillis. Con subtítulos en español (traducción de María Teresa Gómez).


Condiviso il 22.3.2011 da Ricardo Alonso Maturana

‘CCK08’ was a unique event on Connectivism and Connective Knowledge within a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) in 2008. It was a course and a network about the emergent practices and the theory of Connectivism, proposed by George Siemens as a new learning theory for a digital age. It was convened and led by Stephen Downes and George Siemens through the University of Manitoba, Canada. Although the event was not formally advertised, more than 2000 participants from all over the world registered for the course, with 24 of these enrolled for credit. The course presented a unique opportunity to discover more about how people learn in large open networks, which offer extensive diversity, connectivity and opportunities for sharing knowledge.
Learners are increasingly exercising autonomy regarding where, when, how, what and with whom to learn. To do this, they often select technologies independent of those offered by traditional courses. In CCK08 this autonomy was encouraged and learning on the course was distributed across a variety of platforms.
This paper explores the perspectives of some of the participants on their learning experiences in
the course, in relation to the characteristics of connectivism outlined by Downes, i.e. autonomy, diversity, openness and connectedness/interactivity. The findings are based on an online survey which was emailed to all active participants and email interview data from self-selected interviewees.

The research found that autonomy, diversity, openness and connectedness/interactivity are indeed characteristics of a MOOC, but that they present paradoxes which are difficult to resolve in an online course. The more autonomous, diverse and open the course, and the more connected the
learners, the more the potential for their learning to be limited by the lack of structure, support and
moderation normally associated with an online course, and the more they seek to engage in
traditional groups as opposed to an open network. These responses constrain the possibility of
having the positive experiences of autonomy, diversity, openness and connectedness/interactivity normally expected of an online network. The research suggests that the question of whether a large open online network can be fused with a course has yet to be resolved. Further research studies with larger samples are needed, as is an investigation into the ethical considerations which may need to be taken into account when testing new theory and practice on course participants.

Jenny Mackness, Sui Fai John Mak, Roy Williams
Independent Consultant,
Business Systems and Access Section, St George College, TAFE NSW-Sydney Institute,
Department of Mathematics, University of Portsmouth,


Condiviso il 5.7.2010 da Pablo Hermoso de Mendoza González