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Mobile Social Media as a Catalyst for Pedagogical Change PROCEEDINGS

, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand

EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology, in Tampere, Finland ISBN 978-1-939797-08-7 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC

Abstract

The ubiquitous ownership and connectivity of mobile
devices (smartphones and touch-screen tablets) coupled with the
collaborative affordances of social media and the contextual
awareness of geolocative augmented reality provide a rich platform
for creative student-directed learning experiences. However
lecturers invariably default to using these new technologies within
established teaching paradigms that are predominantly teacher-
directed and focus upon content delivery. However, based upon our
experiences of implementing over 45 mobile learning projects 2007-
2013, we have developed a framework for creative pedagogies enabled
by mobile social media. The framework focuses upon collaborative
curriculum redesign strategies and maps the pedagogy-andragogy-
heutagogy continuum onto a mashup of new pedagogical frameworks
including the SAMR technology adoption framework, three levels of
creativity, and ontological pedagogies focusing upon conceptual
change. The talk will illustrate this fra

Citation

Cochrane, T. (2014). Mobile Social Media as a Catalyst for Pedagogical Change. In J. Viteli & M. Leikomaa (Eds.), Proceedings of EdMedia 2014--World Conference on Educational Media and Technology (pp. 2187-2200). Tampere, Finland: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).