publication . Master thesis . 2013

Conceptions of social media, and it’s role in supporting networked learning:a global south perspective through student teachers in Namibia

Haipinge, E. (Erkkie);
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  • Published: 17 Jun 2013
  • Publisher: University of Oulu
  • Country: Finland
Abstract
Social media are technologies that have been widely appropriated in students’ daily lives. This has resulted in increasing research interest in the potential supportive role that social media can offer in learning contexts. To date a lot of research in the area of technology in education in general and social media in particular, has concentrated in the global north. This thesis contributes to the discussion offering a global south perspective from a small-scale study, but still of insightful significance. The aim of the research was to investigate student teachers’ relationships with social media with the focus on their conceptions and uses of social media in t...
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free text keywords: Intercultural Teacher Education
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