Conference Proceedings

An MLearning Journey: Critical Incidents in Transforming Pedagogy

T Cochrane, I Flitta, LG Chova

International Association of Technology, Education and Development (IATED) | Published : 2009

Abstract

Blogs, wikis, Youtube, PODCasts, Social Networking (e.g MySpace, Facebook) and more recently Twitter have been the latest crazes to attract the attention of many of today’s internet savvy younger generation. This generation are becoming our tertiary students. The emergence of these web 2.0 (or Social Software) tools has provided a media rich, yet simple to use, end user empowering environments that resonate with social constructivist pedagogies. Utilising these tools within tertiary education is one way to engage today’s students. The appropriation of web 2.0 tools within social constructivist learning environments has been nick-named ‘Pedagogy 2.0’ (C. McLoughlin & M. Lee, 2008; C. McLoughl..

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