Open social learning communities

Ashwin Ram, Hua Ai, Preetha Ram, Saurav Sahay
2011 Proceedings of the International Conference on Web Intelligence, Mining and Semantics - WIMS '11  
With the advent of open education resources, social networking technologies and new pedagogies for online and blended learning, we are in the early stages of a significant disruption in current models of education. The disruption is fueled by a staggering growth in demand. Open Social Learning systems open a new venue for self-motivated learners to access high quality learning materials. In this paper, we describe our vision of open social learning and introduce a cyber-infrastructure that
more » ... rts a largescale open social learning community in order to facilitate selfguided learning.
doi:10.1145/1988688.1988691 dblp:conf/wims/RamARS11 fatcat:bi6j33anrvcutgmi3d47v3qjoy