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ERIC Number: ED541477
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 511
Abstractor: ERIC
ISBN: 978-1-4666-2851-9
Social Media and the New Academic Environment: Pedagogical Challenges
Patrut, Bogdan; Patrut, Monica; Cmeciu, Camelia
IGI Global
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 the 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 and information and communication sciences and much more. Contents include: (1) Future Learning Spaces: The Potential and Practice of Learning 2.0 in Higher Education (Charlotte Holland and Miriam Judge); (2) How Social Design Influences Student Retention and Self-Motivation in Online Learning Environments (Derek E. Baird and Mercedes Fisher); (3) Student-Faculty Communication on Facebook: Prospective Learning Enhancement and Boundaries (Laurentiu Soitu and Laura Paulet-Crainiceanu); (4) Integrating Mobile Learning, Digital Storytelling and Social Media in Vocational Learning (Miikka Eriksson, Pauliina Tuomi, and Hanna Vuojarvi); (5) Enhancing Social Presence and Communities of Practice in Distance Education Courses through Social Media (Lori B. Holcomb and Matthew Kruger-Ross); (6) Framing Non-Formal Education through CSR 2.0 (Bogdan Patrut, Monica Patrut, and Camelia Cmeciu); (7) Social Media Audit and Analytics: Exercises for Marketing and Public Relations Courses (Ana Adi); (8) Functions of Social Media in Higher Education: A Case Study (Violeta Maria Serbu); (9) A User's Perspective on Academic Blogging: Case Study on a Romanian Group of Students (Mihai Deac and Ioan Hosu); (10) Uses and Implementation of Social Media at University: The Case of Schools of Communication in Spain (Maria-Jesus Diaz-Gonzalez, Natalia Quintas Froufe, Almudena Gonzalez del Valle Brena, and Francesc Pumarola); (11) Web Use in Public Relations Education: A Portuguese Example (Sonia Pedro Sebastiao); (12) Social Media Usage among University Students in Malaysia (Norsiah Abdul Hamid, Mohd Sobhi Ishak, Syamsul Anuar Ismail, and Siti Syamsul Nurin Mohmad Yazam); (13) Social Media and other Web 2.0 Technologies as Communication Channels in a Cross-Cultural, Web-Based Professional Communication Project (Pavel Zemliansky and Olena Goroshko); (14) E-Learning Records: Are There Any to Manage? If so, How? (Luciana Duranti and Elizabeth Shaffer); (15) The Influence of Twitter on the Academic Environment (Martin Ebner); (16) Academic Perspectives on Microblogging (Gabriela Grosseck, Carmen Holotescu and Bogdan Patrut); (17) The Impact of Social Media on Scholarly Practices in Higher Education: Online Engagement and ICTs Appropriation in Senior, Young, and Doctoral Researchers (Antonella Esposito); (18) Digital Literacy for Effective Communication in the New Academic Environment: The Educational Blogs (Ruxandra Vasilescu, Manuela Epure and Nadia Florea); (19) Implementation of Augmented Reality in "3.0 Learning" Methodology: Case Studies with Students of Architecture Degree (Ernest Redondo, Isidro Navarro, Albert Sanchez and David Fonseca); and (20) Digital Social Media Detox (DSMD): Responding to a Culture of Interconnectivity (Theresa Renee White).
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: Researchers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Malaysia; Portugal; Romania; Spain