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Mobile Social Media as a Catalyst for Pedagogical Change

T Cochrane, J Herrington, J Viteli, M Leikomaa

Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA | Published : 2014

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 c..

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