Learning 2.0: Fo Sho. But…Facebook ain’t that bad.


This video documents a talk given at UC Davis by JSB (http://www.johnseelybrown.com/), who describes university pedagogy as largely a linear “sage on the stage” process and discusses how it can move forward with today’s technology to become an integrated network of social learning.

I am a huge proponent of social media and strongly agree with JSB’s analysis– though I must take offense to his discrediting of Facebook as a negative social media platform.  I know it was only said in passing, but I have to say that in addition to being able to post selfies and troll strangers, Facebook has allowed people to become political, to become reporters, to become teachers, and to become students.

Facebook has easily facilitated any person with access to the internet  to join groups and be a part of something bigger than her or himself just by clicking “like.”  Note: I said easily…

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Posted on October 4, 2013, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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