Using social media to engage and develop the online learner in self-determined learning

What is the role of social media in promoting cognitive and meta-cognitive learner development? This research examined the perspectives of students and instructors on the use of social media in the online classroom. The results showed that students perceived specific social media in conjunction with a unique learning activity as affecting specific cognitive skills.

Read the article: http://www.researchinlearningtechnology.net/index.php/rlt/article/view/21635

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Associate teacher at the Master of Arts in Digital Technologies for Language Teaching at the University of Nottingham

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