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Using the Hybrid Social Learning Network to Explore Concepts, Practices, Designs and Smart Services for Networked Professional Learning

  • John Cook
  • Tobias Ley
  • Ronald Maier
  • Yishay Mor
  • Patricia Santos
  • Elisabeth Lex
  • Sebastian Dennerlein
  • Christoph Trattner
  • Debbie Holley
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Educational Technology book series (LNET)

Abstract

In this paper, we define the notion of the Hybrid Social Learning Network. We propose mechanisms for interlinking and enhancing both the practice of professional learning and theories on informal learning. Our approach shows how we employ empirical and design work and a Participatory Pattern Workshop to move from (kernel) theories via Design Principles and prototypes to social machines articulating the notion of a HSLN. We illustrate this approach with the example of Help Seeking for healthcare professionals.

Keywords

Smart learning environments Post-Vygotskian theory Work-based group collaboration Social machines Smart services Design Principles 

Notes

Acknowledgements

We acknowledge the input of users and work used in this paper: James Griffin (UWE); Tamsin Treasure-Jones and Micky Kerr (Leeds); and Raymond Elferink (Raycom). Learning Layers is a 7th Framework Large-scale Integrating Project co-funded by the European Commission; Grant Agreement Number 318, 209.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • John Cook
    • 1
  • Tobias Ley
    • 2
  • Ronald Maier
    • 3
  • Yishay Mor
    • 1
  • Patricia Santos
    • 1
  • Elisabeth Lex
    • 4
  • Sebastian Dennerlein
    • 4
  • Christoph Trattner
    • 4
  • Debbie Holley
    • 5
  1. 1.UWEBristolUK
  2. 2.Tallinn UniversityTallinnEstonia
  3. 3.University of InnsbruckInnsbruckAustria
  4. 4.Graz University of TechnologyGrazAustria
  5. 5.Anglia Ruskin UniversityCambridgeUK

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