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Online social networks as formal learning environments: Learner experiences and activities By @veletsianos

Online social networks as formal learning environments: Learner experiences and activities By @veletsianos | Psychology Research. | Scoop.it
Online social networks as formal learning environments: Learner experiences and activities

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How social network could work as learning environments now

 

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What Schools are Really Blocking When They Block Social Media | DMLcentral

What Schools are Really Blocking When They Block Social Media | DMLcentral | Psychology Research. | Scoop.it

The debates about schools and social media are a subject of great public and policy interests. In reality, the debate has been shaped by one key fact: the almost universal decision by school administrators to block social media... social media is a big part of many students social lives, cultural identities, and informal learning networks schools actually find themselves grappling with social media everyday but often from a defensive posture—reacting to student disputes that play out over social media or policing rather than engaging student’s social media behaviors.


Via Beth Dichter
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Just stating the reason why MOST school systems ban the use of social networks preventing learning from social drama

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Teaching and Learning with Social Networks: Advantages and Disadvantages | Network.Ed

The addition of the learning network augments the learning community rather than provides an alternative to it, resulting in the overall enhancement of the learning environment...


Via Peter B. Sloep
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Is social networking the best to learn? I think not, for multiple reason stated. One being the ability to possible get off track

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Peter B. Sloep's curator insight, February 3, 2013 2:20 PM

Discussion of networked learning in school contexts, including PLEs. Somewhat to quick to conclude it is advantageous to my taste, yet useful as a discussion starter (@pbsloep)