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Title: Functionality for learning networks: lessons learned from social web applications
Authors: Berlanga, Adriana
Sloep, Peter
Brouns, Francis
Van Rosmalen, Peter
Bitter-Rijpkema, Marlies
Koper, Rob
Keywords: Learning Networks
social web applications
Issue Date: 16-Jul-2007
Abstract: Learning Networks are online communities for lifelong learning. How they should be designed to encourage participants interaction and active participation is a key issue in the development of technology intended for communities. Given the capacity of social web applications to encourage members participation for sharing resources and creating communities, we hold that some lessons can be learned from them. In this paper we analyze the functionalities of three well-known social web applications, namely, Flickr and YouTube, and we discuss how these functionalities can be used to encourage participants to manage, organize and regulate Learning Networks.
Description: Berlanga, A. J., Sloep, P., Brouns, F., Van Rosmalen, P., Bitter-Rijpkema, M., & Koper, R. (2007). Functionality for learning networks: lessons learned from social web applications. Proceedings of the ePortfolio 2007 Conference. October, 18-19, 2007, Maastricht, The Netherlands. [See also ]
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