• Kristian Brønd
  • Jørgen Juel Kristiansen
4. term, Master of ICT and Learning (MIL) (Continuing education) (Continuing Education Programme (Master))
This paper focuses on the designing of an educational programme in a Danish upper secondary class. The programme being based on the students’ collaborative language and literacy practices on a Facebook site questioning whether Facebook provides the opportunities to improve aspects as identity, literacy practice and citizenship through participation in a debate of overall issues in a democratic society.
The paper presents a theoretical overview from learning theories propounded by John Dewey and Knud Illeris to theories concerning the representing of oneself by Erwin Goffmann and Anthony Giddens and Habermas’ view on democratic public’s sphere.
The research draws on data from surveys, interviews and extracts from Facebook. Analyzing lead-ing to the conclusion that Facebook implemented in didactic designs contributes to above-mentioned aspects.
Publication date28 May 2014
Number of pages74
ID: 198191176