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[2 mar 2011 | By Carmen Holotescu (University Politehnica/Timsoft) and Gabriela Grosseck (West University, Timisoara, Romania) ]
Editorial This issue of Form@re proposes to its readers six interesting articles about one of the most fascinating technologies of the last years: microblogging. The authors, being university teachers, researchers and experts, discuss the implications of Twitter and other microblogging platforms ...

n. 74 febbraio/marzo »

[2 mar 2011 | a cura di Filippo Bruni, Università del Molise ]
Questo numero di Form@re raccoglie, come indicato dall’editoriale di Carmen Holotescu e Gabriela Grosseck, sei interventi, tutti relativi al microblogging, in cui si documenta come a livello europeo esistano una serie di esperienze e di risorse da un lato consolidate, ...
[18 feb 2011 | Ilona Buchem, Beuth University of Applied Sciences Berlin, Germany ]
Summary. This paper introduces the concept of serendipitous learning in the context of microblogging and discusses the potential of unplanned and unexpected discoveries for learning. Serendipitous learning as a subset of incidental learning refers to learning through gaining new insights, ...
[18 feb 2011 | Malinka Ivanova, Technical University OF SOFIA, College of Energetics and Electronics ]
Summary. The use of hashtags in Twitter messages is growing among the educational community for various reasons. Exploring and understanding how hashtags can facilitate learning and self-learning organization is the main aim of this paper. Several online available tools for ...
[18 feb 2011 | Carmen Holotescu, Politehnica University of Timisoara and Gabriela Grosseck, West University of Timisoara, Romania ]
Summary. In recent years, the most daring player in the social media arena proved to be the microblogging technology, the most energetic in this field being Twitter, raising the interest of the educational actors. A number of microblogging platforms dedicated ...
[18 feb 2011 | Martin Ebner, Thomas Altmann, Selver Softic, Graz University of Technology, Austria ]
Summary. In this paper we report the use of an application that enables an automatic analyses of social media content. In this early stage of development our work focuses on data from Twitter (1) as currently to be ...
[18 feb 2011 | Terry Freedman, ICT consultant ]
Summary.  In this article, Terry Freedman looks at how microblogging services such as Twitter, Edmodo and Cirip are being used in education, both in the classroom and for professional development. Although microblogging does not, at first glance, look particularly useful ...
[18 feb 2011 | Wolfgang Reinhardt and Matthias Moi, University of Paderborn, Computer Science Education Group, Paderborn, Germany and Nina Heinze, Knowledge Media Research Center, Tübingen, Germany ]
Summary. Despite the massive social and technological changes that have occurred due to the Web in the recent years, university courses often still emphasize time-honored teaching methods with classical learning tools and resources. During these courses students often acquire knowledge ...