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Connecting Informal and Formal Learning Experiences in the Age of Participatory Media: Commentary on Bull et al. (2008)

by Christine Greenhow, University of Minnesota

The recent editorial in this journal by Bull et al. (Vol 8, Iss 2) discussed the challenges of bridging formal learning practices and informal learning opportunities within the context of today’s Web-enhanced world. In this commentary I first summarize key points in the article, addressing what I see as its central questions. Next, I offer […]


Exploring Essential Conditions: A Commentary on Bull et al. (2008)

by Arlene Borthwick, National-Louis University; Randall Hansen, National-Louis University; Lucy Gray, Center for Urban School Improvement, The University of Chicago; & Irina Ziemann, Elmwood Park Community Unit School District 401

The editorial by Bull et al. (2008) on connections between informal and formal learning made explicit one element of solving what Koehler and Mishra (2008) termed a “wicked problem.” This wicked (complex, ill-structured) problem involves working with teachers for effective integration of technology in support of student learning. The technology, pedagogy, and content knowledge (TPACK) […]