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Title: Social Software for Life-long Learning
Authors: Klamma, Ralf
Chatti, Mohamed
Duval, Erik
Hummel, Hans
Hvannberg, Ebba Thora
Kravcik, Milos
Law, Effie
Naeve, Ambjörn
Scott, Peter
Keywords: social software
life-long learning
learning networks
Issue Date: 26-Feb-2007
Abstract: Lifelong learning is a key issue for our knowledge society. With social software systems new heterogeneous kinds of technology enhanced informal learning are now available to the life-long learner. Learners outside of learning institutions now have access to powerful social communities of experts and peers who are together forging a new web 2.0. This paper reviews current work in pan-European initiatives that impact upon life-long learning via views of professional learning, learner competence and social networking. It seeks to provide an overview of some of the critical research questions for the interdisciplinary field of social software research.
Description: Klamma, R., Chatti, M. A., Duval, E., Hummel, H. G. K. et al. (2007). Social software for lifelong learning. Educational Technology & Society, 10(3), 72-83.
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