Learning and social media

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Takes a look at what we know about learning and what we know about social media and whether there is a conflict between the two. Features 6 principles of social media.


Social web learning designMartin Weller & Liam Green-Hughes [What we know about learning] Its complexhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/michaelheiss/2871996129/ Its messyhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/ripizzo/2310929170/ It varieshttp://www.flickr.com/photos/maistora/3014414972/ There are a lot of theorieshttp://www.flickr.com/photos/pagedooley/2201791390/ Build tools to represent this [What we I know about social media] 1. is the universal acid of the web we should build around it 2. Simple with reach trumps complex with small audience 3. Sharing is a motivation to participation 4. Start simple and let others build on top 5. Providing limitations frames input 6. Complexity comes from the network not the app QuestionsIs the tradeoff between complexity and shareability worthwhile?Is this a false dichotomy?The Knowledge Management lessonCan you generate complexity/variation through bottom up?Only good forsimple stuff?