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Learning, Media and Technology

June 2009 Volume 34, Number 2

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Number of articles: 6

  1. Do Web 2.0 Tools Really Open the Door to Learning? Practices, Perceptions and Profiles of 11-16-Year-Old Students

    Rosemary Luckin, Wilma Clark, Rebecca Graber, Kit Logan, Adrian Mee & Martin Oliver

    In this paper, we report on survey and focus group data relating to the activities and perceptions of learning with Web 2.0 technologies of students aged between 11 and 16 years in 27 UK secondary ... More

    pp. 87-104

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  2. "I DON'T CARE DO UR OWN PAGE!!" A Case Study of Using Wikis for Collaborative Work in a UK Secondary School

    Lyndsay Grant

    Alongside other forms of social software, wikis have been heralded as supporting more collaborative and democratic teaching and learning practices. This paper explores, through a case study... More

    pp. 105-117

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  3. Informal Learning and Identity Formation in Online Social Networks

    Christine Greenhow & Beth Robelia

    All students today are increasingly expected to develop technological fluency, digital citizenship, and other twenty-first century competencies despite wide variability in the quality of learning... More

    pp. 119-140

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  4. "Facebook," Social Integration and Informal Learning at University: "It Is More for Socialising and Talking to Friends about Work than for Actually Doing Work"

    Clare Madge, Julia Meek, Jane Wellens & Tristram Hooley

    Whilst recent studies suggest that over 95% of British undergraduate students are regularly using social networking sites, we still know very little about how this phenomenon impacts on the student... More

    pp. 141-155

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  5. Faceworking: Exploring Students' Education-Related Use of "Facebook"

    Neil Selwyn

    Social networking sites such as "Facebook" and "MySpace" have been subject to much recent debate within the educational community. Whilst growing numbers of educators celebrate the potential of... More

    pp. 157-174

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  6. The Effects of Teacher Self-Disclosure via "Facebook" on Teacher Credibility

    Joseph P. Mazer, Richard E. Murphy & Cheri J. Simonds

    Research suggests that teachers who personalize their teaching through the use of humor, stories, enthusiasm, and self-disclosure are perceived by their students to be effective in explaining... More

    pp. 175-183

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