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Abstract

Social learning is dependent on social interactions. I am exploring ways to promote interaction in Digital Learning Spaces. As theoretical framework I use the types of interaction between learner, instructor and content. That learners feel isolated and lonely in DLSs is a problem which comes at high cost for social learning. My aim is to promote social interaction by offering the edentity: a system for making participants visible to each other by creation of a digital student identity.

Keywords

Edentity social learning presence transparency self-presentation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hanna M. Olsson
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  1. 1.Mid Sweden UniversityÖstersundSweden

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