The Unexpected Connection: Serendipity and Human Mediation in Networked Learning

@article{Kop2012TheUC,
  title={The Unexpected Connection: Serendipity and Human Mediation in Networked Learning},
  author={Rita Kop},
  journal={Educational Technology & Society},
  year={2012},
  volume={15},
  pages={2-11}
}
  • Rita Kop
  • Published 2012 in Educational Technology & Society
Major changes on the Web in recent years have contributed to an abundance of information for people to harness in their learning. Emerging technologies have instigated the need for critical literacies to support learners on open online networks in the mastering of critical information gathering during their learning journeys. This paper will argue that people will have to adapt to using information in a new way and will advocate the movement by learners into and inside information streams on… CONTINUE READING
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