Social Media Practices & Pedagogy

In this paper I discuss the Howard Rheingold's Social Media Classroom (SMC) as an process-oriented online learning environment, compared to content-oriented learning management systems (LMS) like Blackboard and Moodle. While SMC's Drupal-based information architecture can blur the power/agency differential between teachers and students, the potential impact of this free and open source web service in K-12 public settings is undermined by weaknesses in its design and implementation.
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