Transforming pedagogy using mobile Web 2.0

COCHRANE, Thomas and BATEMAN, Roger (2009). Transforming pedagogy using mobile Web 2.0. International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 1 (4), 56-83.

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    Abstract

    Blogs, wikis, podcasting, and a host of free, easy to use Web 2.0 social software provide opportunities for creating social constructivist learning environments focusing on student-centred learning and end-user content creation and sharing. Building on this foundation, mobile Web 2.0 has emerged as a viable teaching and learning tool, facilitating engaging learning environments that bridge multiple contexts. Today’s dual 3G and wifi-enabled smartphones provide a ubiquitous connection to mobile Web 2.0 social software and the ability to view, create, edit, upload, and share user generated Web 2.0 content. This article outlines how a Product Design course has moved from a traditional face-to-face, studio-based learning environment to one using mobile Web 2.0 technologies to enhance and engage students in a social constructivist learning paradigm. Keywords: m-learning; Web 2.0; pedagogy 2.0; social constructivism; product design

    Item Type: Article
    Research Institute, Centre or Group: Cultural Communication and Computing Research Institute > Art and Design Research Centre
    Depositing User: Roger Bateman
    Date Deposited: 05 Jun 2011 19:15
    Last Modified: 05 Jun 2011 19:15
    URI: http://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/3543

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