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ERIC Number: EJ906638
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Sep
Pages: 19
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 46
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1743-9884
Scoping the Pedagogic Relationship between Self-Efficacy and Web 2.0 Technologies
Hall, Richard; Hall, Melanie
Learning, Media and Technology, v35 n3 p255-273 Sep 2010
This article scopes the connections between the educational use of Web 2.0 technologies in social learning spaces, and the concept of individual self-efficacy. At issue is whether the individual learner can be empowered "both" in her/his engagement with a task based upon a perception that s/he will be successful "and" in taking action as a result. The key research focus is whether these web tools enhance personal, academic self-efficacy and subsequently individual agency. It is argued that the personal developments offered by these tools present opportunities for academics and learners to enhance their self-efficacy, to take action and to increase their capability for decision-making in the curriculum. The structuring of personalised and shared spaces in which individual users can come together to make decisions and act is a critical theme, and one which impacts participation. (Contains 2 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom