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ERIC Number: ED589784
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2018
Pages: 405
Abstractor: ERIC
ISBN: 978-1-5225-5652-7
Social Media in Education: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice
IGI Global
In the digital age, numerous technological tools are available to enhance educational practices. When used effectively, student engagement and mobile learning are significantly increased. "Social Media in Education: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice" 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. This book contains six sections and twenty chapters. Section 1, Curriculum Development and Instruction Design, contains: (1) Examining the Benefits of Integrating Social Media Into the Classroom (Elisha Wohleb, Leane B. Skinner, and Maria Martinez Witte); (2) Social Media in Education: Gains in Student Learning and Instructor Best Practices (Dena F. Rezaei and Nicola L. Ritter); (3) Utilizing Social Media to Engage Students in Online Learning: Building Relationships Outside of the Learning Management System (Sara Bender and Patricia Dickenson); (4) The Role of Social Media in the Globalized World of Education (Janelle Christine Simmons); (5) E-Learning 2.0: A Case Study Exploring the Integration of Social Media Into Online Courses (Steve Chi-Yin Yuen and Gallayanee Yaoyuneyong); and (6) Incorporating Students' Digital Identities in Analog Spaces: The Educator's Conundrum (William J. Fassbender). Section 2, Higher Education, contains: (7) Social Space or Pedagogic Powerhouse: Do Digital Natives Appreciate the Potential of Web 2.0 Technologies for Learning? (Stephen M. Rutherford and Henrietta J. Standley); and (8) Students' Privacy Concerns on the Use of Social Media in Higher Education (Laura Aymerich-Franch and Maddalena Fedele). Section 3, K-12 Education, contains: (9) Encouraging Communication Through the Use of Educational Social Media Tools (Melissa Barnes); (10) iPhoneography in the Secondary Classroom: Using Social Media to Enhance Visual Communication (Kristi Oliver); (11) "Visit to a Small Planet": Achievements and Attitudes of High School Students Towards Learning on Facebook -- A Case Study (Rikki Rimor and Perla Arie); (12) An Ongoing Journey to Foster Urban Students' Online "Public Voices" (Nick Lawrence and Joe O'Brien); and (13) Practicing Scientific Argumentation Through Social Media (Jana Craig-Hare, Amber Rowland, Marilyn Ault, and James D. Ellis). Section 5, Language Education, contains: (14) A Model for Mobile Social Media Integration in Constructivist ESL Classrooms (Ellen Yeh and Nicholas Swinehart); (15) Social Media and Foreign Language Teacher Education: Beliefs and Practices (Jiahang Li); and (16) Translation Competence: Research Data in Multilateral and Interprofessional Collaborative Learning (Sonia Vandepitte, Birthe Mousten, Bruce Maylath, Suvi Isohella, Maria Teresa Musacchio, and Giuseppe Palumbo). Section 6, Reading, Writing, and Speech, contains: (17) #WordUp!: Student Responses to Social Media in the Technical Writing Classroom (Kendra N. Bryant); (18) Using Social Media to Support Presentation Skill Development in Traditional Classroom Environments (Paul M. Di Gangi, Samuel H. Goh, and Carmen C. Lewis); (19) Social Media and the Rhetorical Situation: Finding Common Ground Between Students' Lives and Writing Courses (Katherine Fredlund); and (20) Using the Motivational Aspects of Productive Persistence Theory and Social Media Motivators to Improve the ELA Flipped Classroom Experience (Rae Carrington Schipke).
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: Secondary Education
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Researchers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Information Resources Management Association