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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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 01:03
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2012 07:25

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