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Using edWeb for Collaboration in Higher Education Courses
Wednesday October 5, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
Presented by Holbrook Mahn, Professor, University of New Mexico
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In this webinar Holbrook Mahn, a professor at the University of New Mexico (UNM), demonstrated how he uses edWeb to create highly engaging learning communities for his higher ed courses, making learning much more collaborative for his students. Professor Mahn uses edWeb in his courses in the Language, Literacy, and Sociocultural Studies department at UNM. Students post their work in collaborative communities so they can comment and review each other’s writings. He also uses edWeb to help his Ph.D. candidates connect and collaborate with other students around the world doing similar work.
Holbrook Mahn is a Professor in the department of Language, Literacy, & Sociocultural Studies at the University of New Mexico, where he has been teaching for 20 years. Prior to that, he was a high school English as a Second Language teacher in Los Angeles. His main teaching responsibilities have focused on helping to prepare teachers to educate culturally and linguistically diverse students, particularly in second language literacy. For the last two decades he has written extensively about the work of Vygotsky.
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