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Learning using a social network - student perspective

The following clips are of a mature distance learning student talking about how he feels about using a social network for learning on his degree course.

Clip 1: Reflection - how using blogs and discussions has helped the student understand reflective practice and put it into practice in his own learning.

Clip 2: Group Formation - student perspective on how the social network has encouraged the group to form and get to know each other better so that they are then able to learn more effectively.

Clip 3: Ownership - how the students have taken ownership of the space.

Clip 4: Social learning - how communicating online can help students to learn in a social environment.

Clip 5: Endnote - A mature learners perspective on using social networking. It serves a specific purpose.