Social Learning Technologies

Social Learning Technologies

by Marc van Lieshout, Wiebe E. Bijker, Tineke M. Egyedi
     
 

ISBN-10: 0754614093

ISBN-13: 9780754614098

Pub. Date: 03/01/2001

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited

Offering a fascinating new perspective on the processes of technical and social change, this book complements contemporary innovation studies by adopting an integrative perspective on social learning as characterized by the introduction of educational multimedia. The contributors provide insights into policy making in the fields of education and multimedia,

Overview

Offering a fascinating new perspective on the processes of technical and social change, this book complements contemporary innovation studies by adopting an integrative perspective on social learning as characterized by the introduction of educational multimedia. The contributors provide insights into policy making in the fields of education and multimedia, educational practices related to the use of multimedia and wider processes of technical change. Accessible in style, the book will appeal to researchers and policy makers alike, and will be of particular relevance to those interested in education, media, science and technology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780754614098
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
03/01/2001
Pages:
342
Product dimensions:
6.06(w) x 8.78(h) x 0.98(d)

Table of Contents

Contents&&58; Conceptual Framework&&58; Introduction; Multimedia in education; Social learning. Case Studies&&58; Multimedia and education as a marketing strategy; Learning in cable-school&&58; the use of networked ICTs in an educational context; From "spice girls"to cybergirls&&58; the role of multimedia in the construction of young girls fascination for and interest in computers; Distance teaching on Bornholm; Teaching transformed? the appropriation of multimedia in education&&58; the case of Norway; A project adrift&&58; mechanisms of multimedia innofusion in education; Telepoly&&58; the risk of creating high-end expectations; Diversified hypermedia use&&58; an experiment with disclosure. Comparative Analysis&&58; setting of multimedia use; Multimedia innofusion; Social learning in educational multimedia; Conclusions and recommendations; Bibliography.

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