Title: Design of dialogic eLearning-to-learn: meta-learning as pedagogical methodology

Authors: Elsebeth Korsgaard Sorensen

Addresses: Institute of Information and Media Studies, Aarhus University, Helsingforsgade 14, DK-8200 Aarhus N, Denmark

Abstract: This paper presents a perspective emphasising Meta learning (ML) as the most significant and pertinent feature for promoting a democratic, collaborative eLearning-to-Learn (eL2L) phenomenon in a global context. Through attempting to understand and clarify the powers of pedagogical design of global networked e Learning based on Learning-to-Learn (L2L), it makes a plea for L2L in a dialogic global learning context, offering a vision of global democratic citizens able to engage in critical dialogue with fellow learners.

Keywords: metalearning; learning-to-learn; L2L; pedagogical design; e-pedagogy; democratic e-learning; global e-learning; e-ethos; online learning; collaborative learning; web based communities; virtual communities.

DOI: 10.1504/IJWBC.2008.017675

International Journal of Web Based Communities, 2008 Vol.4 No.2, pp.244 - 252

Available online: 26 Mar 2008 *

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