Tacit knowledge in online learning:community, identity, and social capital

Oztok, Murat (2013) Tacit knowledge in online learning:community, identity, and social capital. Technology, Pedagogy and Education, 22 (1). pp. 21-36. ISSN 1475-939X

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Abstract

This article discusses the possibilities that tacit knowledge could provide for social constructivist pedagogies; in particular, pedagogies for online learning. Arguing that the tacit dimension of knowledge is critical for meaning making in situated learning practices and for a community of practice to function, the article considers whether individuals’ online identities can be employed as a way to reveal their tacit knowledge. Furthering the discussion, the article analyses tacit knowledge within a community and suggests that social capital theory could productively be employed for utilising tacit knowledge within any given online learning community.

Item Type:
Journal Article
Journal or Publication Title:
Technology, Pedagogy and Education
Uncontrolled Keywords:
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73850
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Deposited On:
18 Jun 2015 05:46
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Yes
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Published
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20 Oct 2020 03:21