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Author Ram, Preetha
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format HTM / HTML
Language English
Abstract Social learning platforms improve the learning experience for online learners when they are built for collaboration and community. Social and peer tutoring interactions lead to enduring relationships between members, which in turn keep the members engaged in the pursuit of their goals. When peer learners teach one another, work collaboratively on a problem, interact socially, and build relationships with each other, they then develop a sense of belonging and make the behavioral transition from disengage to engaged learners. OpenStudy is a social learning platform that offers a much-needed informal online learning space, and connects learners who help one another.
Description Affiliation: OpenStudy (Ram, Preetha)
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2011-09-01
Publisher Place New York
Journal eLearn (ELERN)
Volume Number 2013
Issue Number 10

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Source: ACM Digital Library