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Informed cyberlearning : a case study

Hughes, Hilary E. (2012) Informed cyberlearning : a case study. In Godwin, Peter & Parker, Jo (Eds.) Information literacy beyond library 2.0. Facet Publishing, London, pp. 138-150.

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    Abstract

    This cyberlearning case study demonstrates the application of Web 2.0 in mainstream higher education curriculum, whilst providing an in-practice example of informed learning (Bruce, 2008. The case study features the learning experiences and creative outcomes of postgraduate Cyberlearning students at Queensland University of Technology in 2011. As informed learners, the students learned simultaneously about the theory and practice of Cyberlearning by carrying out a virtual team project. This involved collaboratively researching a topical issue, as well as exploring and applying Web 2.0 media. To support the informed learning of their peers, they created online resources which both convey disciplinary knowledge and showcase the educational potential of Web 2.0.

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    ID Code: 50622
    Item Type: Book Chapter
    Keywords: Cyberlearning, Online learning, Informed learning, Information literacy, QUT, Higher education, Curriculum, Web 2.0, Pedagogy, Reflection, HERN
    Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > CURRICULUM AND PEDAGOGY (130200)
    Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Children & Youth Research Centre
    Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
    Past > Schools > School of Cultural & Language Studies in Education
    Copyright Owner: © 2012 Neal-Schuman Publishers
    Copyright Statement: This compilation: Peter Godwin and Jo Parker 2012 The chapters: The contributors 2012
    Deposited On: 28 May 2012 11:03
    Last Modified: 29 Sep 2012 17:25

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