Groups and Communities - Researching the Design of Technology Enhanced/Networked Learning

Module Four

Lead Tutor: Professor Don Passey

The purpose of this module is to introduce you to recent advances in research and the ways in which TEL/networked learning communities can be formed, nurtured and maintained, including:

  1.  applications of social technologies;
  2.  issues around participation, interaction, collaboration, and engagement in community design and assessment;
  3.  conditions for developing trust and social capital;
  4.  emerging avenues of scholarship and research;
  5.  challenges and implications of forming a technology-philosophy nexus.

August - December - 40 credits