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Social software, learning and education: new ways to look at and work with the classroom

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Slides de apoio ao paper apresentado na 6ª Education in a Changing Environment - International Conference. University of Salford, Reino Unido.
Paper disponível em http://usir.salford.ac.uk/17014/

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Social software, learning and education: new ways to look at and work with the classroom

  1. 1. Social software, learning and education: new ways to look at and workwith the classroom<br />Mónica Aresta | António Moreira | Luís Pedro<br />Universityof Aveiro . Portugal<br />ECE 2011 . University of Salford<br />
  2. 2. Web 2.0 <br /> »» collaboration<br /> »» communicationand<br />interaction<br /> »» knowledgeconstruction<br />School<br /> »» community<br />»» skillsdevelopment<br />Network<br /> »» participation<br /> »» communitywork<br />ECE 2011 . University of Salford<br />
  3. 3. Social software in Higher Educationa case study<br />Web 2.0 tools most used<br />the reasons <br />the lecturer’s role<br />Web and learning communities.<br />what?<br />» 20 students (MEMD)<br />» Communication Technologies in Education (CTEd)<br />quantitative + qualitative analysis (358 posts and comments)<br />Questionnaire + online focus group<br />who?<br />how?<br />ECE 2011 . University of Salford<br />
  4. 4. Social software in Higher Educationa case study<br />Findings:<br />an average of 17 messages per day <br />more than 45% of the messages published in the group blogs were classified as “co-construction of shared perspectives and meanings”<br />ECE 2011 . University of Salford<br />
  5. 5. Social software in Higher Educationa case study<br />Findings:<br />Tools<br />+<br />Tasks<br />+<br />Desire<br />to share<br />=<br />Adoptionof social software tools<br />ECE 2011 . University of Salford<br />
  6. 6. Social software in Higher Educationa case study<br />“Were it not for him, there would be a lot of things that I wouldn’t know by now.”<br />“I say this that because he knew how to use the tools, and because he talked about his own experience with the tools he induced us to use them too.”<br />“We all participated, but why? Because we had to, if we wanted to achieve the final goal, we were required to.”<br />“What started as a group may have ended as a learning community.”<br />ECE 2011 . University of Salford<br />ECE 2011 . University of Salford<br />
  7. 7. Social software in Higher Educationa case study<br />Social software changed education in ways that go beyond the simple adoption of tools and technology. It changed the way people <br /><ul><li>educators, students, researchers –</li></ul>think, share, connect and co-create knowledge, challenging the traditional model where information is transmitted and tested.<br />ECE 2011 . University of Salford<br />
  8. 8. m.aresta@ua.pt |moreira@ua.pt | lpedro@ua.pt<br />Twitter: maresta<br />Blog: http://maresta.blogs.ua.sapo.pt<br />ECE 2011 . University of Salford<br />ECE 2011 . University of Salford<br />

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