Applying Adult Cooperative Learning Underpinning Principles to Learning with Social Media

An Overview and Implications for Research
  • Jonathan KaplanEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 533)


Borrowing from Cooperative Learning (CL) elements as well as from principles used in Study Circles (SC) to define Adult Cooperative Learning (ACL), this paper proceeds to examine the applicability of principles to learning with social media. Following the appraisal of the principles in the context of learning with social media, conclusions are drawn on areas worthy of research to provide for conditions favourable to learning cooperatively in the realm of internet technologies and social media networks.


Adult Cooperative Learning Study Circles e-Learning Social media 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Sciences and Practices of Education and Training (ISPEF)Lumière University Lyon 2LyonFrance
  2. 2.Education, Cultures & Policies (EA 4571) Research UnitLyonFrance
  3. 3.CHArt-UPON (EA 4004) Research UnitParisFrance

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