Using Social Media as an Effective Teaching Aid

Research Paper Title Theory through Application: A Study in the Use of Social Media for Teaching. Abstract Despite the growing integration of social media in their personal and professional lives, many faculty remain uncertain about its application to the classroom. One barrier for the adoption of social media as a learning tool is continued uncertainty about effective practices… Read More

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MOOCs & Coursera: Any Good?

If like me, you have completed a course or courses (i.e. MOOCs) on Coursera, then you will be pleased to hear the following. In the last three years, over 25 million people from around the world have enrolled in Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) offered by Coursera, EdX, and other platforms. More than one million… Read More

Beyond Stereotyping: Understanding Student Readiness for Network Centric Learning

Research Paper Title Beyond Stereotyping: Understanding Student Readiness for Network Centric Learning Abstract Many commentators and educators credit commencing university students from the ‘Net’ or ‘Y’ generation with being well versed in the use of today’s wide range of sophisticated information and communication technologies (ICT) such as the latest Web 2.0 applications and services. Yet to date few… Read More