Socializing the Classroom: Social Networks and Online Learning

Socializing the Classroom: Social Networks and Online Learning

By: Susan B. Barnes (author)Paperback

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Socializing the Classroom: Social Networks and Online Learning, by Susan B. Barnes, examines how social media can be used in education through two research grants and real-world applications. Barnes analyzes social media including Facebook, Courseware, and Second Life, while providing a theoretical foundation for examining social software.A new generation of students is surrounded by digital technologies, leading scholars and teachers to consider virtual worlds to engage students.

About Author

Susan B. Barnes is a professor in the College of Liberal Arts and Associate Director of the Social Computing Lab at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT).


Introduction Chapter 1: What are Social Media? Chapter 2: Self Identity and Awareness Chapter 3: Space Versus Place Chapter 4: Structure of Networking Communities Chapter 5: Awareness and Notification Chapter 6: Second Life and Social Presence Chapter 7: Ethical Issues in Virtual Worlds Chapter 8: Social Norms Chapter 9: Trust Online Chapter 10: Remix Culture Chapter 11: Social Capital: The Goal of Social Networking Conclusion

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780739188231
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 228
  • ID: 9780739188231
  • weight: 349
  • ISBN10: 0739188232

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