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Research on Learner Self-Engagement in a Web 2.0 World: "We Used It How We Wanted To"
Oct 13th, 2010
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Hall A/B, Table 8Pacific Time
Learners benefit from blogs and wikis when their use is scaffolded by the instructor and/or course requirements. But if these prompts are missing or poorly designed, will learners self-motivate using tools made freely available to them? This session will report on a study that focuses on learners' perspectives and analyzes their motivations in participatory learning activities.