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Criticisms from adults about the quality of student-generated content are unfair, because up until now, all theories and assumptions are mostly drawn from youth engagement in entertainment and gaming contexts, and not from educational contexts.

Paul Moss – teacher, learner‘s insight:

Students are capable of harnessing the power of social media – they just need the opportunity. Good teachers will not only encourage students to participate in user-generated learning, but also assist students in developing and strengthening the emotional capacities required in such a learning context.

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