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Autor: Vivien Hodgson
ISBN-13: 9783319019390
Einband: Buch
Seiten: 281
Gewicht: 610 g
Format: 248x172x18 mm
Sprache: Englisch

The Design, Experience and Practice of Networked Learning

Research in Networked Learning
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.- Introduction - Researching Design, Experience and Practice of Networked Learning: an Overview.- Implications for Networked Learning of the 'Practice' Side of Social Practice Theories - a Tacit-knowledge Perspective.- Designing for Learning in Coupled Contexts.- Making the Right Connections: Implementing the Objects of Practice into a Network for Learning.- Teachers' Use of Learning Technology in a South-Asian context.- Here be Dragons: Approaching Difficult Group Issues in Networked Learning.- Understanding Emerging Knowledge Spillovers in Small-group Learning Settings; a Networked Learning Perspective.- Changing the Rules of the Game - Using Blogs for Online Discussions in Higher Education.- Blended Problem-Based Learning: Designing Collaboration Opportunities for Unguided Group Research Through the Use of Web 2.0 tools.- Online Learning Communities for Teachers' Continuous Professional Development: An Action Research Study of eTwinning Learning Events.- Analysing Learning Ties to Stimulate Continuous Professional Development in the Workplace.- Learning Through Network Interaction: The Potential of Ego-Networks.- Mobile Learning and Immutable Mobiles: Using iPhones to Support Informal Learning in Craft Brewing.
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The Design, Experience and Practice of Networked Learning
Edited by: Vivien Hodgson, Maarten de Laat, David McConnell and Thomas Ryberg

This book brings together a wealth of new research that opens up the meaning of connectivity as embodied and promised in the term 'networked learning'. Chapters explore how contexts, groups and environments can be connected rather than just learners; how messy, unexpected and emergent connections can be made rather than structured and predefined ones; and how technology connects us to learning and each other, but also shapes our identity. These exciting new perspectives ask us to look again at what we are connecting and to revel in new and emergent possibilities arising from the interplay of social actors, contexts, technologies, and learning.

Caroline Haythornthwaite, University of British Columbia

Despite creating fundamentally new educational economics and greatly increasing access - teaching and learning in networks is a tricky business. These chapters illuminate the complex interactions amongst tools, pedagogy, educational institutions and personal net presences - helping us design and redesign our own networks. In the process, they take (or extract) network theory from the practice of real teaching and learning contexts, making this collection an important contribution to Networked Learning.

Terry Anderson, Athabasca University

What kinds of learning can social networking platforms really enable? Digging well beneath the hype, this book provides a timely, incisive analysis of why and how learning emerges (or fails to) in networked spaces. The editors do a fine job in guiding the reader through the rich array of theories and methods for tackling this question, and the diverse contexts in which networked learning is now being studied. This is a book for reflective practitioners as well as academics: the book's close attention to the political, pedagogical and organisational complexity of effective practice, and the lived experience of educators and learners, helps explain why networked learning has such disruptive potential - but equally, why it draws resistance from the establishment.

Simon Buckingham Shum, The Open University

The networked learning conference, a biannual institution since 1998, celebrates its 14th year in this volume. Here a range of studies, reflecting networked learning experiments across Europe and other global contexts , show important shifts away from a conservative tradition of e-learning¹ research and unpeel dilemmas of promoting learning as an elusive practice in virtual environments. The authors point towards important futures in online learning research, where notions of knowledge, connectivity and community¹ become increasingly elastic, and engagements slide across material and virtual domains in new practices whose emergence is increasingly difficult to apprehend.

Tara Fenwick - University of Stirling.

The chapters in this volume explore new and innovative ways of thinking about the nature of networked learning and its pedagogical values and beliefs. They pose a challenge to us to reflect on what we thought networked learning was 15 year ago, where it is today and where it is likely to be headed.

Each chapter brings a particular perspective to the themes of design, experience and practice of networked learning, the chosen focus of the book. The chapters in the book embrace a wide field of educational areas including those of higher education, informal learning, work-based learning, continuing professional development, academic staff development, and management learning.

The Design, Experience and Practice of Networked Learning will prove indispensable reading for researchers, teachers, consultants, and instructional designers in higher and continuing education; for those involved in staff and educational development,
Autor: Vivien Hodgson
ISBN-13:: 9783319019390
ISBN: 3319019392
Verlag: Springer, Berlin, Springer International Publishing
Gewicht: 610g
Seiten: 281
Sprache: Englisch
Auflage 2014
Sonstiges: Buch, 248x172x18 mm, 14 SW-Abb., 13 Farbabb.