The Computer Catches Fire and “Pull” Takes Over

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Chapter seven on Social learning, ‘push’ and ‘pull’, and building platforms for collaborative learning by Lankshear and Knobel (2011) reminds us that nothing lives in a vacuum, and that certainly holds true for knowledge acquisition. Indeed, the authors begin their analysis early in the chapter by stating that collective social practices “reflects and responds to important social, technical, economic, and institutional changes that have occurred during the same period” (p. 211). Read More