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Teaching with Social Networks: Establishing a Social Contract | EDUCAUSE.edu

Teaching with Social Networks: Establishing a Social Contract | EDUCAUSE.edu | Digital Literacy - Education | Scoop.it

This ECAR research bulletin discusses the use of student-developed social contracts to support a vital online community of inquiry. In blended classes—which combine co-present and web-mediated interaction—contracts that address both settings are particularly effective. This bulletin provides examples of successful student social contracts and describes students’ views on the impact of the social contract on their learning.

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The Active Class » Digital distraction in the classroom

The Active Class » Digital distraction in the classroom | Digital Literacy - Education | Scoop.it

At the start of my summer class this year, a quiet and diligent student asked a seemingly innocuous question. “Do you allow use of laptops in class?” Sure, I said, as long as they’re on task. I had my TA sit behind her a few times and double-check — she was indeed simply using the online lecture material and taking notes as she went. I was satisfied. And she was the only student bringing a laptop to class.

 

But somehow, around week 2 or 3 (out of 5), something changed...

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