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Rescooped by Deb Nystrom, REVELN from A New Society, a new education!!

"We help each other be expert." Social Media to learn, teach, research – Full Video

Difficult polymath problem?  "...The discussion would go until they solved the problem.   ...We are all experts...  We help each other be expert."

Autonomy, privacy, platforms, research, complexity, sharing incuding solving a complex math problem - solving problems collaboratively.

Video of the Cristina Costa session, Social Media for learning, teaching and researching at the University of Liverpool on 9th February 2012 - full video.

From the Univ. of Liverpool describing this session:

  • Cristina is the Learning and Research Technologies Manager at the University of Salford and was named the Learning Technologist of the year in 2010 (Association for Learning Technology). the seminar was for teachers-researchers who have heard of social media but do not have a great deal of experience with it.
  • Cristina challenged the approach to using the web ‘as a book’ – just as a place to go and ‘look things up’. 
  • She encouraged us to view the web as a place to set up challenges and inquiries for students, to use its social personal(ised) potential and overall to use the web to create.  To contribute not just to consume.  
  • The session was really well received, full of ideas and links to new practical choices.  

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Deb Nystrom, REVELN's insight:

Cristina Costa covers many themes including the problems with using Facebook and what tools work better, and complex polymath problem solving through collaboration.  ~  D

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Hybrid Peer-to-Peer Learning - Video

Example, using simple algebra, for demonstrating hybrid (or blended) learning.


It incorporates many of the same teaching methods as traditional classroom learning.


Thesys International provides a brief introduction to how the "Peer-to-Peer Learning" Method can work in Hybrid Learning.

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Personal Learning Networks as a part of Peer & Social, Custom Learning

Learning Jargon?  Maybe so.  Yet it is making the rounds.  Thoughts on PLNs...

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Deb Nystrom, REVELN's comment, October 17, 2011 4:33 PM
Great to see this collection. Very helpful. I like the way ScoopIt is working so far and what you are doing with it. Excellent! --Deb