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Using web2.0 Software and Mobile Devices for Creating Shared Understanding among Virtual Learning Communities

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2 Author(s)
Laru, J. ; Univ. of Oulu, Oulu ; Jarvela, S.

In our recent research we have explored possibilities to scaffold collaborative learning in higher education with wireless networks and mobile tools. The pedagogical ideas are grounded on concepts of collaborative learning, including the socially shared origin of cognition, as well as self-regulated learning theory. This poster will demonstrate how social software and mobile devices can be used for facilitating socially shared collaboration and community building.

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Wireless, Mobile, and Ubiquitous Technology in Education, 2008. WMUTE 2008. Fifth IEEE International Conference on

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23-26 March 2008