Social Software for Life-Long Learning
Ralf Klamma, Mohamed Amine Chatti, Erik Duval, Hans Hummel, Ebba Thora Hvannberg, Milos Kravcik, Effie Law, Ambjorn Naeve, Peter Scott
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Volume 10, Number 3, ISSN 1176-3647 e-ISSN 1176-3647
Life-long learning is a key issue for our knowledge society. With social software systems new heterogeneous kinds of technology enhanced informal learning are now available to the life-long learner. Learners outside of learning institutions now have access to powerful social communities of experts and peers who are together forging a new web 2.0. This paper reviews current work in pan-European initiatives that impact upon life-long learning via views of professional learning, learner competence and social networking. It seeks to provide an overview of some of the critical research questions for the interdisciplinary field of social software research. (Contains 2 tables and 1 figure.)
Klamma, R., Chatti, M.A., Duval, E., Hummel, H., Hvannberg, E.T., Kravcik, M., Law, E., Naeve, A. & Scott, P. (2007). Social Software for Life-Long Learning. Journal of Educational Technology & Society, 10(3), 72-83. Retrieved March 27, 2023 from https://www.learntechlib.org/p/75409/.
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