#40years of educational technology: Social media

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Photo by Tomas Castelazo on Wikimedia Commons Previous posts in this series: First Days 1976-1980 The Moving Image 1976-1986 Computers 1980-1990 Networks 1986-1995 Telematics 1996-2003 Games based learning 1986-present #40years of educational technology: Social media by Steve Wheeler was written in Plymouth, England and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0

Theories for the digital age: Postmodern perspectives

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Photo by Steve Wheeler Theories for the digital age: Postmodern perspectives by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Folksonomy Flaneur rhizomatic learning social web hyperlink nomad education digital media learning post modernismPostmodernist views of society can be appropriated as lenses to analyse the personalised use of digital technology.

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Learning pathways

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There is also evidence that learning communities informally decide their own priorities, often observed in the emerging folksonomies that result when digital content is organised, shared and curated. Image by justpeace Learning pathways by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Folksonomy heutagogy education knowledge learning school rhizomeI recently heard a story about the building of a new university campus.

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The changing Web

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has spawned concepts such as folksonomy, ‘Darwikianism’ and the ‘wisdom of the crowds’ (Kamel Boulos et al, 2006). Image source The changing web by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 wikis Folksonomy social networking podcasting education tagging RSS darwikianism learningThis is number 4 in the series of blog posts entitled 'Shaping Education for the Future.' Yesterday's post can be found at this link. The web is constantly changing.

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eLearning Topics

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Folksonomy (11) Knowledge (233) Off-shore (7) Leadership (44) Creative Commons (16) Back when we still had hope that folksonomy (tagging) would make sense of the flood of content. I've done a few posts in the past that take a look at the topics that are Hot Topics in Training. In each case, these are crude in that they look only at what terms people are using in a given content set.

Learning theories for the digital age

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How might we begin to understand the issues surrounding folksonomies, peer learning, or collaborative informal learning that seem to occur spontaneously, outside the classroom, spanning the entire globe - using old theories that were written to describe what happens in a classroom? Learning Theories for the Digital Age from Steve Wheeler Photo by Steve Wheeler Learning theories for the digital age by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0

The architecture of learning

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The emergent properties of content organisation are folksonomies, and are the product of loose organised that is bottom-up rather than top-down. Photo by Steve Wheeler The architecture of learning by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 One of the characteristics of Web 2.0, according to the man who coined the phrase, is to be found in its architecture. As far as Tim O'Reilly is concerned, Web 2.0

The survival of higher education (2): Changing times

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tools include popular applications such as blogs, wikis and podcasting; social networking sites such as Facebook; photo and video sharing services such as Flickr and YouTube; social tagging, aggregation and curation of content; the use of Twitter to connect with, and create massive personal learning networks ; and concepts such as the folksonomy , Darwikianism and the wisdom of crowds (Kamel Boulos, Maramba and Wheeler, 2006).

Parabolic learning

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We have previously explored a number of learning theories, new learning technologies, concepts around crowdsourcing, wisdom of crowds, folksonomies and user generated content, Web 2.0, First image source Second image by Steve Wheeler Parabolic learning: reflection and amplification by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0

The social impact of disruptive technology

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It will lead to the classification of knowledge through folksonomies and to the extended web which combines social and information richness. Technologies in Learning (Messebereich) 02.02.2011 13:45-14:45 The social impact of disruptive technology by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0