Tag Archive for Learning Theories

Love the Lurkers

A couple days ago I had a BIG conversation with Bill Mills, the Community Manager for Mozilla Science Lab, about open learning, designing for participation, online engagement, collaboration, inspiration and a bunch of other metaphysical ideas that I often create practical implementations for. During our conversation, Bill asked if I had any advice for designing learning experiences that can engage… Read more →

Training with Friends

This weekend, I’ll be leading a Webmaker Training for the National Citizens Service (NCS). NCS is an organization in the UK that provides learning opportunities for young people living in England and Northern Ireland – young people who are encouraged to lead positive change within their communities. For the first time ever, NCS has invited graduates from their programs to… Read more →

2 Educational Concept 2.1 Introduction

This educational concept proposes interactive, social, gamified, E-Learning modules for self guided study in combination with real world, collaborative workshops. Embedded assessments are used to show achievements, and the concept uses a succinct and modern definition of web literacies (See Chapter 1.6.1). Synchronous workshops and interactive, asynchronous self-study with social gaming aspects are conceptualized. Both aspects of learning play a… Read more →

Abstract

Cyberspace is a transcultural space. With the plethora of subcultures, our society is transforming from “culture for everyone” to “culture through everyone” (Marotzki & Jörissen, 2005). The technical structure of cyberspace is open and decentralized. Therefore, multiple perspectives can interact with each other, making the Web a multicultural transformation space. Through this external networking of cultures, we can work on… Read more →