Social Media in Education: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1522556532
  • ISBN-13: 9781522556534
  • DDC: 371.33
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 405 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released November 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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In the digital age, numerous technological tools are available to enhance educational practices. When used effectively, student engagement and mobile learning are significantly increased. This title contains a compendium of the latest academic material on the usage, strategies, and applications of social media in education today. Including innovative studies on online networks, social constructivism, and collaborative learning, this publication is an ideal source for educators, professionals, school administrators, researchers, and practitioners in the field of education.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
List of Contributors.
Table of Contents.
Curriculum Development and Instructional Design.
1: Examining the Benefits of Integrating Social Media Into the Classroom.
2: Social Media in Education: Gains in Student Learning and Instructor Best Practices.
3: Utilizing Social Media to Engage Students in Online Learning: Building Relationships Outside of the Learning Management System.
4: The Role of Social Media in the Globalized World of Education.
5: E-Learning 2.0: A Case Study Exploring the Integration of Social Media Into Online Courses.
6: Incorporating Students' Digital Identities in Analog Spaces: The Educator's Conundrum.
Higher Education.
7: Social Space or Pedagogic Powerhouse: Do Digital Natives Appreciate the Potential of Web 2.0 Technologies for Learning?.
8: Students' Privacy Concerns on the Use of Social Media in Higher Education.
K-12 Education.
9: Encouraging Communication Through the Use of Educational Social Media Tools.
10: iPhoneography in the Secondary Classroom: Using Social Media to Enhance Visual Communication.
11: “Visit to a Small Planet”: Achievements and Attitudes of High School Students Towards Learning on Facebook - A Case Study.
12: An Ongoing Journey to Foster Urban Students' Online “Public Voices”.
13: Practicing Scientific Argumentation Through Social Media.
Language Education.
14: A Model for Mobile Social Media Integration in Constructivist ESL Classrooms.
15: Social Media and Foreign Language Teacher Education: Beliefs and Practices.
16: Translation Competence: Research Data in Multilateral and Interprofessional Collaborative Learning.
Reading, Writing, and Speech.
17: #WordUp!: Student Responses to Social Media in the Technical Writing Classroom.
18: Using Social Media to Support Presentation Skill Development in Traditional Classroom Environments.
19: Social Media and the Rhetorical Situation: Finding Common Ground Between Students’ Lives and Writing Courses.
20: Using the Motivational Aspects of Productive Persistence Theory and Social Media Motivators to Improve the ELA Flipped Classroom Experience.