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An exploration of pitfalls & possibilities-- mostly possibilities
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Noisy Idiots « White Noise

"The Noisy Idiot Dilemma is the name of my thesis at ITP, that I submitted in May 2010 as part of Katherine Dillon’s class. I began researching this issue in Clay Shirky’s Social Facts class at ITP in Spring 2009.

 

"There is a lot of work to be done if we’re to succeed at building a participatory democracy. In online forums, sometimes “noisy idiot behavior” often dominates the discussion and ruins the enterprise for all. In this thesis, I analyze the problem and propose ideas to enable productive participatory online discussion."

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The Digital Classroom: Social Justice and Pedagogy

The Digital Classroom: Social Justice and Pedagogy | Teaching & Learning in the Digital Age | Scoop.it
What happens when we look at the classroom as a space of social justice? What are the ways in which students can be engaged in learning beyond rote memorisation?
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