Book Chapter

Cultivating Creative Approaches to Learning

T Cochrane, V Narayan

Experiences in Self-Determined Learning | CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform | Published : 2014

Abstract

The 2014 New Media Consortium Horizon Report (Johnson, Becker, Estrada, & Freeman, 2014) highlights the growing ubiquity of social media in higher education. It also flags the low digital fluency of faculty as a significant challenge and impediment to adoption of social media and new technologies in education. This indicates that facilitating a culture shift in education requires not only a catalyst but also significant time. We have found the establishment and nurturing of communities of practice (COP) exploring mobile social media integration within the curriculum to be one way to achieve this change. From our experiences we have developed a simple framework for cultivating creative pedago..

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