eBook Social Media in Higher Education: Teaching in Web 2.0, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1466629711
  • ISBN-13: 9781466629714
  • DDC: 378.1
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 474 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released October 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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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.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Editorial Advisory Board.
List of Reviewers.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Teaching 2.0.
2: The Implementation of a University 2.0 Model.
3: Using Social Media as a Concept and Tool for Teaching Marketing Information Systems.
4: The Use of New Web-Based Technologies in Strategies of Teaching Gender Studies.
5: Integrating Social Media and Traditional Media Within the Academic Environment.
6: Using Facebook in Teaching.
7: Student 2.0.
8: Personalization of Learning Environments in a Post-Industrial Class.
9: Personal Knowledge Management and Social Media: What Students Need to Learn for Business Life.
10: Usage of Social Media by Children and Teenagers: Results of EU KIDS Online II.
11: Students' Publishing Projects and Their Impact on Teaching and Learning.
12: Tools and Technological Issues in Web 2.0.
13: The Potential of Document Sharing for Scaffolding Writing Instruction.
14: The Role of the Web Technologies in Connection to the Communication's Streamlining and Diversification between the Actors of a Learning System.
15: @Twitter Is Always Wondering what's Happening: Learning with and Through Social Networks in Higher Education.
16: The Universal Appeal of Facebook©: Providing Access to Tertiary Students from Australian Aboriginal Communities.
17: Educational and Ethical Issues in Web 2.0 Age.
18: Risky Media: Using Subversive Technologies in Education to Question Assumptions about Power, Teaching, and Assessment.
19: Online Anxiety: Implications for Educational Design in a Web 2.0 World.
20: Cyberbullying: The Bad and the Ugly Side of Information Age.
21: Barriers to Emerging Technology and Social Media Integration in Higher Education: Three Case Studies.
22: Making the Most of Informal and Situated Learning Opportunities through Mobile Learning.
23: Media and Communication Research Facing Social Media.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.