Building Collaborative Capacities in Learners: The M/Cyclopedia Project, Revisited
In this paper we trace the evolution of a project using a wiki-based learning environment in a tertiary education setting. The project has the pedagogical goal of building learners’ capacities to work effectively in the networked, collaborative, creative environments of the knowledge economy. The paper explores the four key characteristics of a ‘produsage’ environment and identifies four strategic capacities that need to be developed in learners to be effective ‘produsers’ (user-producers). A case study is presented of our experiences with the subject New Media Technologies, run at Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia. This progress report updates our observations made at the 2005 WikiSym conference.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Additional Information:||The contents of this paper can be freely accessed online via the conference web page (see hypertext link).|
|Keywords:||wikis, teaching, learning, education, M/Cyclopedia of New Media, new media, new media literacies, creative industries, produsage, C4C|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LANGUAGES COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (200000) > COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA STUDIES (200100) > Communication and Media Studies not elsewhere classified (200199)|
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > SPECIALIST STUDIES IN EDUCATION (130300) > Educational Technology and Computing (130306)
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty|
Past > Institutes > Institute for Creative Industries and Innovation
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2007 (please consult author)|
|Copyright Statement:||Permission to make digital or hard copies of all or part of this work for personal or classroom use is granted without fee provided that copies are not made or distributed for profit or commercial advantage and that copies bear this notice and the full citation on the first page. To copy otherwise, or republish, to post on servers or to redistribute to lists, requires prior specific permission and/or a fee. WikiSym 2007, Oct. 21-23, 2007, Montréal, QC, Canada. Copyright 2007 ACM 1-58113-000-0/00/0004…$5.00.|
|Deposited On:||31 Oct 2007|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 23:40|
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