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Sport History in the Digital Era$
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Gary Osmond and Murray G. Phillips

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780252038938

Published to Illinois Scholarship Online: April 2017

DOI: 10.5406/illinois/9780252038938.001.0001

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Into the Digital Era

Into the Digital Era

Sport History, Teaching and Learning, and Web 2.0

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(p.113) 5 Into the Digital Era
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Sport History in the Digital Era
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Tara Magdalinski

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University of Illinois Press
DOI:10.5406/illinois/9780252038938.003.0006

This chapter discusses the numerous opportunities for incorporating interactive, Internet-based technologies for collaborative learning into sport history pedagogy. These include blogs, wikis, Wikipedia, Twitter, and Facebook, and extend to lesser-known platforms and tools such as Curatr and TED-Ed “Flip this Lesson.” Indeed, as new platforms continue to be developed, and as students—who are already largely digital natives—engage with these, and as pedagogical practice continues to move away from passive receipt of static knowledge toward active engagement in knowledge creation, sport historians themselves need to be “competent and critical users.” The interactive and collaborative potential of many web-based platforms offers possibilities for engagement both within the classroom and with external communities of interest.

Keywords:   Internet-based technology, sport history pedagogy, digital natives, knowledge creation, web-based platforms

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