An Interest Network for Informal Learning

  title={ An Interest Network for Informal Learning},
  author={Shelly Farnham and Michal Lahav and David Raskino and Lili Cheng and Tom Laird-McConnell},
Web search engines emerged prior to the dominance of so cial media. What if we imagined search as integrating with social media from the ground up? is a web application that combines web browsing, search, and social networking for the purposes of sharing and learning around topics of in terest. In this paper, we present the results of a deployment study examining existing learning practices around search and social networking for students, and how these practices shifted when participants… CONTINUE READING