Student use of social media as a learning tool: a Kittler inspired approach

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Abstract

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.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 19 Mar 2015
EventTeesside University Festival of Learning 2015 - Teesside University, Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
Duration: 16 Mar 201519 Mar 2015

Conference

ConferenceTeesside University Festival of Learning 2015
CountryUnited Kingdom
CityMiddlesbrough
Period16/03/1519/03/15

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    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.