Social Media and the New Academic Environment: Pedagogical Challenges, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1466628529
  • ISBN-13: 9781466628526
  • DDC: 302.23
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 511 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released November 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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As web applications play a vital role in our society, social media has emerged as an important tool in the creation and exchange of user-generated content and social interaction. The benefits of these services have entered in the educational areas to become new means by which scholars communicate, collaborate, and teach.Social Media and the New Academic Environment: Pedagogical Challenges provides relevant theoretical frameworks and the latest research on social media and its challenges in the educational context. This book is essential for professionals aiming to improve their understanding of social media at different levels of education, as well as researchers in the fields of e-learning, educational science, information and communication sciences, and much more.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Editorial Advisory Board.
List of Reviewers.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Pedagogical Challenges of Social Media in Academia.
2: Future Learning Spaces: The Potential and Practice of Learning 2.0 in Higher Education.
3: How Social Design Influences Student Retention and Self-Motivation in Online Learning Environments.
4: Student-Faculty Communication on Facebook: Prospective Learning Enhancement and Boundaries.
5: Integrating Mobile Learning, Digital Storytelling and Social Media in Vocational Learning.
6: Social Media as a Means for Current Education.
7: Enhancing Social Presence and Communities of Practice in Distance Education Courses through Social Media.
8: Framing Non-Formal Education Through CSR 2.0.
9: Social Media Audit and Analytics: Exercises for Marketing and Public Relations Courses.
10: National Practices of Social Media in Higher Education.
11: Functions of Social Media in Higher Education: A Case Study.
12: A Users' Perspective on Academic Blogging: Case Study on a Romanian Group of Students.
13: Uses and Implementation of Social Media at University: The Case of Schools of Communication in Spain.
14: Web Use in Public Relations Education: A Portuguese Example.
15: Social Media Usage among University Students in Malaysia.
16: Social Media and Other Web 2.0 Technologies as Communication Channels in a Cross-Cultural, Web-Based Professional Communication Project.
17: E-Learning Records: Are There Any to Manage? If So, How?.
18: The Impact of Social Media Technologies on the Academic Environment.
19: The Influence of Twitter on the Academic Environment.
20: Academic Perspectives on Microblogging.
21: The Impact of Social Media on Scholarly Practices in Higher Education: Online Engagement and ICTs Appropriation in Senior, Young, and Doctoral Researchers.
22: Digital Literacy for Effective Communication in the New Academic Environment: The Educational Blogs.
23: Implementation of Augmented Reality in “3.0 Learning” Methodology: Case Studies with Students of Architecture Degree.
24: Digital Social Media Detox (DSMD): Responding to a Culture of Interconnectivity.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.