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Boon, Stuart; Sinclair, Christine – Educational Media International, 2009
The authors use their own experiences with social software to argue for the need for caution in its uses in education. They particularly draw attention to difficulties in engagement, the effects on identity, an emphasis on superficial issues, lack of coherence, and problems with authenticity and trust. While Facebook and Second Life appear to have…
Descriptors: Internet, Web Sites, Social Networks, Creativity