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Microblogging in the classroom. From information to participation


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  • 1. Microblogging in the classroom.From information to participationF i f ti t ti i ti Ismael Peña-López Agustí Cerrillo Martínez Universitat Oberta de Catalunya III Conference on Law teaching and Information and Communication Technologies Universitat Oberta de Catalunya U i it t Ob t d C t l Barcelona, 8 June 2012
  • 2. Introduction e-Government: framework and professional context Wealth of the students’ profiles Skills for the job market Transversal skills Communication competence Digital Di i l competence2/43
  • 3. Why and what for Twitter in the classroom y Sense of community en virtual environments Almost real-time in asynchronous environments Student engagement Proactivity Information sources from “the outside” Informal learning I f ll i Teacher engagement3/43
  • 4. Workings of the experience g4/43
  • 5. Participation in the experience 2010 2011 Total users: 43 26 Total professors: p 3 3 Total students: 40 23 Total messages: 79 312 Messages from professors: 51 129 Messages from students: 28 183 Messages / user: M 1.8 18 12.0 12 0 Messages / professor: 17.0 43.0 Messages / student: 0.7 8.05/43
  • 6. Students’ profiles6/43
  • 7. Use of the tool (I) ()7/43
  • 8. Use of the tool (II) ( )8/43
  • 9. Evaluation of the experience (I) ()9/43
  • 10. Evaluation of the experience (II) ( )10/43
  • 11. Evaluation of the experience (III) ( )11/43
  • 12. Conclusions Coming of age of the adoption of web 2.0 tools Key importance of usage sense of purpose properly led and “scaffolded” Permeability of the “walls” of the virtual classroom From information to participation F i f i i i i Sense of community of learning of practice
  • 13. Barcelona, 8 ju e 2012. U e s a Obe a de Ca a u ya a ce o a, june 0 Universitat Oberta CatalunyaTo cite this work:Peña-López, Ismael & Cerrillo Martínez, Agustí. ( 0 ) Microblogging in t e c ass oo e a ópe , s ae Ce o a t e , gust (2012) c ob ogg g the classroom.From information to participation. Communication for the III Conference on Law teaching andInformation and Communication Technologies, 8 june 2012.<> gg g g gTo contact the authors:http://ictlogy.nethtt //i tl t All the information in this document under a Creative Commons license: Attribution – Non Commercial – No Derivative Works More information please visit