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Future Learning Spaces: The Potential and Practice of Learning 2.0 in Higher Education

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Holland, Charlotte and Miriam Judge. "Future Learning Spaces: The Potential and Practice of Learning 2.0 in Higher Education." Social Media and the New Academic Environment: Pedagogical Challenges. IGI Global, 2013. 1-25. Web. 17 Apr. 2014. doi:10.4018/978-1-4666-2851-9.ch001

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Holland, C., & Judge, M. (2013). Future Learning Spaces: The Potential and Practice of Learning 2.0 in Higher Education. In B. Pătruţ, M. Pătruţ, & C. Cmeciu (Eds.) Social Media and the New Academic Environment: Pedagogical Challenges (pp. 1-25). Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference. doi:10.4018/978-1-4666-2851-9.ch001

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Holland, Charlotte and Miriam Judge. "Future Learning Spaces: The Potential and Practice of Learning 2.0 in Higher Education." In Social Media and the New Academic Environment: Pedagogical Challenges, ed. Bogdan Pătruţ, Monica Pătruţ and Camelia Cmeciu, 1-25 (2013), accessed April 17, 2014. doi:10.4018/978-1-4666-2851-9.ch001

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Higher education institutions are promoting the integration of online technologies in teaching and learning as an attempt to provide flexible modes of delivery, to diversify the profile of students accessing higher education and to facilitate the development of life-long learning skills. The availability of personal digital devices, such as wireless laptops and mobile phones, and campus-wide Internet connectivity has the potential to enhance or detract from learning in higher education. This chapter explores the trend towards online learning in higher education, examining the potential of and current practices in the integration of Information and Communication Technologies, focusing on the use of Web 2.0 technologies in teaching and learning, and presenting some of the challenges that arise in the integration of online technologies and implementation of Learning 2.0 in higher education.
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Introduction

ICT are key enablers for creating future learning spaces, although they are not the sole drivers. (Punie & Ala-Mutka, 2007, p.213)

The traditional notion of what constitutes learning spaces in higher education evokes images of lecture halls, chalkboards and lecture-dominated instruction for many. Teaching and learning processes and practices in higher education are evolving from this didactical institutional model towards a student-centered, active learning model. According to Ituma (2011), this shift towards a student-centered learning model is being facilitated by the integration of online learning in higher education’ institutions.

Punie & Ala-Mutka (2007) present a vision of future learning spaces that integrate Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) to enable personal digital spaces for learners and educators, to connect the community of learners and to enable individual and collective knowledge construction and transformation. ICTs are critical in providing access to multiple perspectives, facilities to promote reflexivity, opportunities to rate, recommend or certify contributions from members of the learning community, and to motivate learners. They also can support the inclusion of learners of all ages with varying abilities, learning styles and learning preferences, as well as those from socio-economic disadvantaged backgrounds or with special needs. Online technologies in particular are perceived as a means to reduce costs whilst providing greater access and flexibility in the service of education.

Higher education institutions are promoting the integration of online technologies in teaching and learning in an attempt to provide flexible modes of delivery, to diversify the profile of students accessing higher education and to facilitate the development of life-long learning skills. This chapter explores the trend towards online learning in higher education, examining the potential of and current practices in the integration of ICTs. It focuses on the use of Web 2.0 technologies in teaching and learning, and presents some of the challenges that arise in integrating online technologies and implementing Learning 2.0 in higher education.

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Table of Contents
Foreword
Ilya Levin
Preface
Bogdan Patrut, Monica Patrut, Camelia Cmeciu
Chapter 1
Charlotte Holland, Miriam Judge
Higher education institutions are promoting the integration of online technologies in teaching and learning as an attempt to provide flexible modes... Sample PDF
Future Learning Spaces: The Potential and Practice of Learning 2.0 in Higher Education
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Chapter 2
Derek E. Baird, Mercedes Fisher
Investigating the social structure that works in online courses helps us design for and facilitate student collaboration. The integration of social... Sample PDF
How Social Design Influences Student Retention and Self-Motivation in Online Learning Environments
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Chapter 3
Laurentiu Soitu, Laura Paulet-Crainiceanu
This chapter addresses the topic of Facebook use in education, with focus on the learning issues concerning the student-faculty relations and... Sample PDF
Student-Faculty Communication on Facebook: Prospective Learning Enhancement and Boundaries
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Chapter 4
Miikka Eriksson, Pauliina Tuomi, Hanna Vuojärvi
In this chapter, the focus falls on integrating mobile learning, digital storytelling, and social media into vocational learning practices. The... Sample PDF
Integrating Mobile Learning, Digital Storytelling and Social Media in Vocational Learning
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Chapter 5
Lori B. Holcomb, Matthew Krüger-Ross
The purpose of this study was to examine the impact social media has on the development of communities of practice and social development in... Sample PDF
Enhancing Social Presence and Communities of Practice in Distance Education Courses through Social Media
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Chapter 6
Bogdan Patrut, Monica Patrut, Camelia Cmeciu
Schools and universities are not the only providers of knowledge any longer. Other types of organizations have become aware that a solid... Sample PDF
Framing Non-Formal Education through CSR 2.0
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Chapter 7
Ana Adi
Beyond influencing the ways we communicate and we do business, social media is currently challenging traditional higher education in many respects... Sample PDF
Social Media Audit and Analytics: Exercises for Marketing and Public Relations Courses
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Chapter 8
Violeta Maria Serbu
This chapter aims to explore some critical functions that social media is playing for the internal processes included in an alternative higher... Sample PDF
Functions of Social Media in Higher Education: A Case Study
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Chapter 9
Mihai Deac, Ioan Hosu
There has been much research dedicated to the use of blogs in higher education, but a great deal of its enthusiasm is based on data that have the... Sample PDF
A Users’ Perspective on Academic Blogging: Case Study on a Romanian Group of Students
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Chapter 10
María-Jesús Díaz-González, Natalia Quintas Froufe, Almudena González del Valle Brena, Francesc Pumarola
There have been many contributions to scientific literature which have helped develop a theoretical framework in the field of education and... Sample PDF
Uses and Implementation of Social Media at University: The Case of Schools of Communication in Spain
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Chapter 11
Sónia Pedro Sebastião
The chapter relates several of the difficulties associated with public relations as an academic subject. Bearing these obstacles in mind, a public... Sample PDF
Web Use in Public Relations Education: A Portuguese Example
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Norsiah Abdul Hamid, Mohd Sobhi Ishak, Syamsul Anuar Ismail, Siti Syamsul Nurin Mohmad Yazam
Social media are playing an increasing role in today’s living. The social media platforms allow users to search, create, share, collaborate, and... Sample PDF
Social Media Usage among University Students in Malaysia
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Chapter 13
Pavel Zemliansky, Olena Goroshko
In recent years, cross-national web-based teaching projects have become very popular in many fields. During such projects, participants from... Sample PDF
Social Media and other Web 2.0 Technologies as Communication Channels in a Cross-Cultural, Web-Based Professional Communication Project
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Chapter 14
Luciana Duranti, Elizabeth Shaffer
Through the lens of an archival theoretical framework, this chapter examines the digital outputs of the use of social media applications by... Sample PDF
E-Learning Records: Are There Any to Manage? If so, How?
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Chapter 15
Martin Ebner
In the last few years, microblogging has become a phenomenon of our daily lives. Communicating, sharing media files, as well as acting on digital... Sample PDF
The Influence of Twitter on the Academic Environment
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Chapter 16
Gabriela Grosseck, Carmen Holotescu, Bogdan Patrut
This chapter introduces the phenomenon of microblogging and presents the most relevant options for educators, like: What is a microblog?; What is... Sample PDF
Academic Perspectives on Microblogging
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Chapter 17
Antonella Esposito
This chapter reports selected findings from a small-scale, exploratory study aiming to provide a snapshot of actual modes of uptaking new digital... Sample PDF
The Impact of Social Media on Scholarly Practices in Higher Education: Online Engagement and ICTs Appropriation in Senior, Young, and Doctoral Researchers
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Chapter 18
Ruxandra Vasilescu, Manuela Epure, Nadia Florea
“The fixity” of knowledge - the accumulation of fixed elements of knowledge - no longer meets the requirements of nowadays society. The capacity of... Sample PDF
Digital Literacy for Effective Communication in the New Academic Environment: The Educational Blogs
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Ernest Redondo, Isidro Navarro, Albert Sánchez, David Fonseca
This chapter discusses the impact of using social media resources and new emerging technologies in teaching and learning processes. The authors of... Sample PDF
Implementation of Augmented Reality in “3.0 Learning” Methodology: Case Studies with Students of Architecture Degree
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Theresa Renee White
This chapter presents the findings of an empirical, qualitative, one-day intervention, in which 25 college students were invited to leave all... Sample PDF
Digital Social Media Detox (DSMD): Responding to a Culture of Interconnectivity
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