Participation culture, creativity, and social change

In this video, David Gauntlett, a British scholar of audience studies, talks about the potential impact of Web 2.0 on education.  In addition to explaining why he thinks the kinds of activities fostered by Web 2.0 foster active learning, he also critiques both mass media and the educational system for making us all into audiences, passive consumers.  Finally, he connects these ideas to the environmental challenges we are likely to face in the future.

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