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[ecrea] New book: Collaborative Learning in Media Education

Fri Apr 24 13:40:13 GMT 2015

Marcus Leaning (eds), 2015. /Collaborative Learning in Media Education/.
Santa Rosa: Informing Science Press. ISBN: 9781932886931

The book concerns the use of student collaboration in the teaching of
media and contains chapters from colleagues across the UK, many of who
are on this list.


Collaborative learning is a key pedagogic activity in many media
education programmes in schools colleges and universities worldwide.
When well executed, collaborative work enables students to learn much
from each other and gain valuable experience of working in concert - a
skill central to contemporary work practices in many media industries.
Moreover, many media educators argue educational practices and
approaches should evolve and shift better to suit the networked nature
of contemporary media and collaborative learning activities can be
facilitated and enhanced by the use of social media.

This volume brings together chapters from leading researchers and
academics in institutions across the UK. Comprising of eight chapters
that explore issues such as the theoretical background of collaborative
learning, the issues involved in using social media technologies for
collaboration, using wiki pages for learning and distributed
collaborative learning in rural locations.


Introduction:   Collaborative Learning in Higher Education Media
Education Programmes

/                        Marcus Leaning/**

Section 1      Thinking Collaboratively

*Chapter 1:        Framing Collaboration in Media Education
*/Marcus Leaning/

*Chapter 2:        Programming Collaborative Leaning
*/Bex Lewis /

*Chapter 3:        Exploring the Use of Collaborative Learning in an
Experientially Designed Student Undergraduate Programme: A Case Study
*/Melanie Gray /

Section 2      Social Media Technologies and Collaboration

*Chapter 4:        Empowering the Learner, Liberating the Teacher?
Collaborative Lectures Using New Technologies
*/Dan Jackson and Richard Berger/

*Chapter 5:        Student Wiki Pages: Online Collaboration in a
Networked Learning Environment
*/Einar Thorsen/

*Chapter 6:        Structures for Digital Collaboration and Interaction
*/Lisa Stansbie/

Section 3      Collaboration In and Out of the Classroom

*Chapter 7:        Stories & Streams: A Problem-Based Design for
Student-Led Collaboration and Peer-to-Peer Teaching Across Media
Practice Modules*
/Paul Bradshaw, Jonathan Hickman and Jennifer Jones/

*Chapter 8:        University of the Village*
/Jem Mackay and Karl Phillips/


*Author Affiliation*

*Editor* //

*Index*              .......


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