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Can You Hear Me Now? Design Socially Enhanced Classroom Blogs for Promoting Student Learning

, Cal Poly Pomona, United States

Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in Austin, Texas, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-92-1 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA


As today’s students become the savvy users of social sites like Facebook and Twitter, educators are taking this opportunity to motivate learning and foster engagement through the use of Web 2.0 software such as classroom blogs. This study examines why social learning matters in higher education, and how can technology. The study demonstrates how to design and implement a socially enhanced classroom blog for higher education through a case study. The future study plans to evaluate the relationship between the use of social enhancements and student learning in terms of learning, social presence, satisfaction and community of practice.


Zhang, X.(. (2012). Can You Hear Me Now? Design Socially Enhanced Classroom Blogs for Promoting Student Learning. In P. Resta (Ed.), Proceedings of SITE 2012--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 2199-2206). Austin, Texas, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved February 18, 2019 from .


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