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Beyond difference : reconfiguring education for the user-led age

Bruns, Axel (2011) Beyond difference : reconfiguring education for the user-led age. In Land, Ray & Bayne, Siân (Eds.) Digital Difference : Perspectives on Online Learning. Sense Publishers, Rotterdam, pp. 133-144.

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Abstract

In recent years, various observers have pointed to the shifting paradigms of cultural and societal participation and economic production in developed nations. These changes are facilitated (although, importantly, not solely driven) by the emergence of new, participatory technologies of information access, knowledge exchange, and content production, many of whom are associated with Internet and new media technologies. In an online context, such technologies are now frequently described as social software, social media, or Web2.0, but their impact is no longer confined to cyberspace as an environment that is somehow different and separate from ‘real life’: user-led content and knowledge production is increasingly impacting on media, economy, law, social practices, and democracy itself.

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ID Code: 48817
Item Type: Book Chapter
Keywords: produsage, learning, user-generated content, Web 2.0, online, HERN
ISBN: 9789460915789
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > SPECIALIST STUDIES IN EDUCATION (130300) > Educational Technology and Computing (130306)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LANGUAGES COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (200000) > COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA STUDIES (200100) > Communication Technology and Digital Media Studies (200102)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Past > Institutes > Institute for Creative Industries and Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Media, Entertainment & Creative Arts
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2011 Sense Publishers
Deposited On: 22 Feb 2012 21:58
Last Modified: 11 Dec 2014 02:06

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