Social Media in Higher Education: Teaching in Web 2.0

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Monica Patrut, Bogdan Patrut
Idea Group Inc (IGI), 2013 - Education - 388 pages
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In today s businesses and society, social media continues to play a vital role in the transformation of communication into an interactive dialogue. The success of social media has encouraged the integration of these aspects in higher education teaching practices. Social Media in Higher Education: Teaching in Web 2.0 provides research on the pedagogical challenges faced in recent years in order to improve the understanding of social media in the educational systems. It will highlight the levels of education ranging from learning centered on the student to the collaboration between academic networks and organizations. This reference source is essential for practitioners, researchers, and students interested in gaining insight into educational institutions as well as academic communities and environments.
 

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Contents

The Implementation of a University 20 Model
1
Using Social Media as a Concept and Tool for Teaching Marketing Information Systems
24
The Use of New WebBased Technologies in Strategies of Teaching Gender Studies
45
Integrating Social Media and Traditional Media within the Academic Environment
75
Using Facebook in Teaching
86
Student 20
104
Personalization of Learning Environments in a PostIndustrial Class
105
What Students Need to Learn for Business Life
124
Learning with and through Social Networks in Higher Education
237
Providing Access to Tertiary Students from Australian Aboriginal Communities
262
Educational and Ethical Issues in Web 20 Age
285
Using Subversive Technologies in Education to Question Assumptions about Power Teaching and Assessment
286
Implications for Educational Design in a Web 20 World
305
The Bad and the Ugly Side of Information Age
318
Three Case Studies
334
Making the Most of Informal and Situated Learning Opportunities through Mobile Learning
355

Results of EU KIDS Online II
144
Students Publishing Projects and their Impact on Teaching and Learning
179
Tools and Technological Issues in Web 20
197
The Potential of Document Sharing for Scaffolding Writing Instruction
198
The Role of the Web Technologies in Connection to the Communications Streamlining and Diversification between the Actors of a Learning System
216
Media and Communication Research Facing Social Media
371
Compilation of References
393
About the Contributors
438
Index
445
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