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Facebook as a learning tool? A case study on the appropriation of social network sites from mobile phones in developing countries

Facebook as a learning tool? A case study on the appropriation of social network sites from mobile phones in developing countries | learning across frontiers | Scoop.it

First, unlike in previous studies, the analysis revealed explicit forms of educational content embedded in informal learning contexts in Facebook. Quizzes, case presentations and associated deliberate (e-)learning practices which are typically found in (more) formal educational settings were identified. Second, from a sociocultural learning perspective, it is shown how the participation in such virtual professional communities across national boundaries permits the announcement and negotiation of occupational status and professional identities.


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Facebook as a learning tool? A case study on the appropriation of social network sites from mobile phones in developing countries
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Mobile-Learning-in-the-Workplace.-Unlocking-the-value-of-mobile-technology-for-work-based-education.pdf

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How the Arab World Uses Facebook and Twitter [INFOGRAPHICS]

How the Arab World Uses Facebook and Twitter [INFOGRAPHICS] | learning across frontiers | Scoop.it
Khaled ElAhmad created these two infographics, exploring Facebook and Twitter trends in the Arab world.

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The Future of Mobile News – A PEJ Infographic | Project for Excellence in Journalism

Highlights from the Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism report The Future of Mobile News. How would you visualize data from the report?
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Advantages of community oriented medical education - by Dr Pandula Siribaddana - Helium

Advantages of community oriented medical education - by Dr Pandula Siribaddana - Helium | learning across frontiers | Scoop.it
Community oriented medical education is a hot discussion topic in most of the medical education forums and numerous medical colleges have aligned ..., Dr Pandula Siribaddana (Advantages of community oriented medical education
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7 Ways to Collect Student Work in an #iPad Classroom

7 Ways to Collect Student Work in an #iPad Classroom | learning across frontiers | Scoop.it

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Mobile Learning in the Workplace: Unlocking the value of Mobile Technology for work-based education (Pimmer, Pachler, 2013)


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Facebook as a learning tool? A case study on the appropriation of social network sites from mobile phones in developing countries

Facebook as a learning tool? A case study on the appropriation of social network sites from mobile phones in developing countries | learning across frontiers | Scoop.it

First, unlike in previous studies, the analysis revealed explicit forms of educational content embedded in informal learning contexts in Facebook. Quizzes, case presentations and associated deliberate (e-)learning practices which are typically found in (more) formal educational settings were identified. Second, from a sociocultural learning perspective, it is shown how the participation in such virtual professional communities across national boundaries permits the announcement and negotiation of occupational status and professional identities.


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Facebook as a learning tool? A case study on the appropriation of social network sites from mobile phones in developing countries
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Nicholas Christakis: The Sociological Science Behind Social Networks and Social Influence

If You're So Free, Why Do You Follow Others? The Sociological Science Behind Social Networks and Social Influence. Nicholas Christakis, Professor of Medical Sociology, Medicine and Sociology at Harvard University.

 

This is long for YouTube but it is worth it... believe me:) 


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The 7 Best Places For Online Education | Edudemic

The 7 Best Places For Online Education | Edudemic | learning across frontiers | Scoop.it
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What You Need to Know About Mobile Learning | EdTech Magazine

What do you need to know about mobile learning? New guide helps educators integrate tech for classroom use.
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What corporates can learn from the Top 10 Tools for Learning 2012 | Learning in the Social Workplace | Learning Innovations

What corporates can learn from the Top 10 Tools for Learning 2012 | Learning in the Social Workplace | Learning Innovations | learning across frontiers | Scoop.it
On 1 October I released the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012 list, and in my introductory analysis I said “Whilst there is a clear differentiation between the personal/professional tools and the enterprise tools being used by workplace learning...
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