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Quad-blogging: Promoting peer-to-peer learning in a MOOC
Towndrow, Angela · Aranguiz, Ary · Purser, Emily · Pradhan, Madhura

PublishedMay 2013
JournaleLearning Papers
Volume 33, Issue May 2013, Pages 1-4
Publisherelearningeuropa.info
EditorsMor, Yishay and Koskinen, Tapio
CountrySpain

ABSTRACT
We present the concept of quad-blogging, and its potential for facilitating and enhancing peer-to-peer learning in higher education, specifically in a massive open online course (MOOC) by increasing peer engagement, promoting the practice of blogging and fostering the formation of professional learning networks through social media.

Keywords connectivism · MOOC · peer-to-peer education

Published atBarcelona
Languageen
ISSN1887-1542
RefereedNo
Rightsby-nc-nd/3.0
URLhttp://elearningeuropa.info/en/article/Quad-blogging%3A-Promoting-Peer-to--Peer-Learning-in-a-MOOC?paper=124335
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