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Agile, Versatile, and Comprehensive Social Media Platform for Creating, Sharing, Exploiting, and Archiving Personal Learning Spaces, Artifacts, and Traces

  • Gillet, Denis
  • Vozniuk, Andrii
  • Rodriguez Triana, Maria Jesus
  • Holzer, Adrian Christian
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2016
Infoscience @ EPFL
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Nowadays, students bring their full ecosystem of social media platforms and their own devices to school, while teachers benefit from and contribute to local or global repositories of educational resources. As a consequence, educational institutions have to better align their digital infrastructures and support schemes with these personal ecosystems and social practices. They also have to offer resources at a level of granularity aligned with targeted activities rather than full-fledged courses to ease personalization. Institutions finally have to ensure control of learning traces and persistence of learning outcome. To meet these needs, this paper presents, a social media platform supporting digital education from primary and secondary school to higher education. Participatory design, fitness for active learning, and adoption are discussed as well

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