Digital learning, literacies & identities
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Digital learning, literacies & identities
This Scoop.it was originally set up to explore issues re: digital learning, literacies, and identities in the CT231 Professional Skills module; the  module is no longer offered but the community continues.
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Enacting digital identity

Enacting digital identity | Digital learning, literacies & identities | Scoop.it
When we ask our students to share online — in a discussion forum within an LMS; in a wiki, course blog, Google Doc or Facebook group; on Twitter or anywhere on the open web — we are inv...
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Digital identity considerations for educators and students interacting in online spaces.

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Effect of Twitter on college student engagement and grades

Effect of Twitter on college student engagement and grades | Digital learning, literacies & identities | Scoop.it

Rey Junco (2010) Journal of Computer Assisted Learning. This paper describes our semester- long experimental study to determine if using Twitter for educationally relevant purposes can impact college student engagement and grades. The study provides experimental evidence that Twitter can be used as an educational tool to help engage students and to mobilize faculty into a more active and participatory role.


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Maggie Verster's curator insight, February 20, 2013 2:12 AM

Yeahh so glad some twitter research is starting to trickle through and confirming what we already know.

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Expanding learning space and time at #ICTEdu

Expanding learning space and time at #ICTEdu | Digital learning, literacies & identities | Scoop.it

Our experience using Twitter in CT231 was shared at the ICT in Education Conference on May 19th, using this as an example of social media blurring the boundaries between formal and informal learning and the rigid roles of educator/teacher/lecturer and student.

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