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ERIC Number: EJ839271
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 4
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1528-5324
Social Software in Academia
Bryant, Todd
EDUCAUSE Quarterly, v29 n2 p61-64 2006
Considerable buzz has appeared on the Internet over a group of new tools labeled social software. These tools can expand discussion beyond the classroom and provide new ways for students to collaborate and communicate within their class or around the world. Dickinson College has implemented two of the best-known tools, the wiki and the blog, in conjunction with voiceover IP (VoIP) communication and social networking tools. This article describes several social software tools that can support students and staff beyond the classroom. (Contains 37 online resources and 1 endnote.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Pennsylvania