Preliminary results of an ongoing analysis of student use of social media to provide peer support over 2013-14. Kittler's ideas were used to enables us to consider how the commercial imperative of Facebook part of the underlying code that structures the multi-modal meaning. Students were found to be essentially out-sourced, without pay, to recycle administrative information and used existing ‘skills’ to provide upbeat assessments of each other’s emotional orientation to their studies.
|Publication status||Published - 19 Mar 2015|
|Event||Teesside University Festival of Learning 2015 - Teesside University, Middlesbrough, United Kingdom|
Duration: 16 Mar 2015 → 19 Mar 2015
|Conference||Teesside University Festival of Learning 2015|
|Period||16/03/15 → 19/03/15|
Hedges, C., & Walters, R. (2015). Student use of social media as a learning tool: a Kittler inspired approach. Paper presented at Teesside University Festival of Learning 2015, Middlesbrough, United Kingdom.