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Author: Diane Rasmussen Neal
Publisher: Oxford : Chandos Publishing, 2012.
Series: Chandos social media series.
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This book provides an overview of social media technologies in the context of practical implementation for academics, guided by applied research findings, current best practices, and the author's successful experiences with using social media in academic settings. It also provides academics with sensible and easy strategies for implementing a wide spectrum of social media and related technologies - such as blogs,  Read more...
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Social media for academics.
Oxford, U.K. : Chandos Pub., 2012
(OCoLC)806198981
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Diane Rasmussen Neal
ISBN: 9781780633190 178063319X
OCLC Number: 812323391
Description: 1 online resource (xxviii, 232 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: pt. 1. The nuts and bolts of social media for academics: 1. Blogging your academic self: the what, the why and the how long? / Carolyn Hank --
2. Non-academic and academic social networking sites for online scholarly communities / Anatoliy Gruzd --
3. Research and teaching in real time: 24/7 collaborative networks / Anabel Quan-Haase --
4. Locating scholarly papers of interest online / Maureen Henninger --
5. Tracking references with social media tools: organizing what you've read or want to read / Jackie Kraus --
6. Pragmatics of Twitter use for academics: tweeting in and out of the classroom / Lynne Y. Williams and Jackie Krause --
7. The academy goes mobile: an overview of mobile applications in higher education / Adam Craig --
pt. 2. Putting social media into practice: 8. Incorporating web-based engagement and participatory interaction into your courses / Maureen Henninger and Diane Rasmussen Neal --
9. When good research goes viral! Getting your work noticed online / Diane Rasmussen Neal --
10. Who is the 'virtual' you and do you know who's watching you? / Lynne Y. Williams --
11. Social media for academic libraries / David J. Fiander --
12. Learning social media: student and instructor perspectives / Robert Foster and Diane Rasmussen Neal.
Series Title: Chandos social media series.
Responsibility: edited by Diane Rasmussen Neal.
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