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Information Literacy by Alison Pope, Geoff Walton

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Contemporary technologies’ influence on learning as a social practice

Ben Scoble

Abstract:

Over the centuries, media communications technology innovation and development have had profound impacts on the societies that have embraced them. In the last 20 years the Internet has provided us with the latest example of how such developments can change the fundamental ways in which people communicate, learn and undertake the process of knowledge construction. Traditional learning experiences that involve accessing information from formal institutions are now being challenged by the new ‘social’ media and Internet-based information sources that are more informal in nature and autonomous. These new forms of communication media and information have ...

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