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Ask teacherbot: are robots the answer?

Ask teacherbot: are robots the answer? | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
A digital tool created by the University of Edinburgh uses Twitter to engage with Mooc learners
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How Useful Is Twitter for Learning in Massive Communities? An Analysis of Two MOOCs

How Useful Is Twitter for Learning in Massive Communities? An Analysis of Two MOOCs | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it

"... an analysis of Twitter usage surrounding a German-language MOOC that could indicate future trends in technology-enhanced learning. Our research focuses on the Twitter stream accompanying the course and ask how Twitter is used and for what purposes by the heavy twitter users, by the educators / organisers / guestspeakers in the course and if tweets from “outside” get into to the stream.."

 

Reference: van Treeck, T., Ebner, M. (2013) How Useful Is Twitter for Learning in Massive Communities? An Analysis of Two MOOCs. In: Twitter & Society, Weller, K., Bruns, A., Burgess, J., Mahrt, M., Puschmann, C. (eds.), Peter Lang, p. 411-424

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Terry Elliott's curator insight, November 12, 2013 10:30 AM

Figuring out how the pieces that you cobble together to create a MOOC actually work.  Read this and make your own decisions about whether Twitter should be part of your MOOC sandwich.

Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, March 7, 2014 8:21 AM

How Useful Is Twitter for Learning in Massive Communities? An Analysis of Two MOOCs

Fiona Harvey's curator insight, April 8, 2014 5:17 AM

Use of TWitter within MOOCS - expect more of this to come.  Rather detailed and reviews two German Language MOOCs.  Some ideas on how Twitter can be applied to on campus classes