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Social media for educators : strategies and best practices

Author: Tanya Joosten
Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, [2012]
Series: Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"This important book includes case studies and practical strategies to help design learning activities within a course that will take advantage of social media in order to better meet pedagogical needs and increase the course effectiveness. Administrators will also find the information useful for planning programmatic implementations and faculty development programs for the use of social media. Although the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tanya Joosten
ISBN: 9781118118283 1118118286 9781118224588 1118224582 9781118237861 1118237862 9781118262672 1118262670
OCLC Number: 753633982
Description: xx, 120 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Part 1. Background --
1. Why Social Media? --
2. Preparing to Use Social Media --
Part 2. Social Media: What Do We Do with It? --
3. Increasing Communication and Encouraging Contact --
4. Developing a Richer Learning Experience --
5. Building Cooperation and Feedback Through Dialogue --
Part 3. Other Considerations in Implementation --
6. Guiding Social Media in Our Institutions --
7. Evaluating Social Media --
Appendix A. Sample Social Bookmarking Activity --
Appendix B. Sample Survey Items.
Series Title: Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series.
Responsibility: Tanya Joosten.

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"This important book includes case studies and practical strategies to help design learning activities within a course that will take advantage of social media in order to better meet pedagogical needs and increase the course effectiveness. Administrators will also find the information useful for planning programmatic implementations and faculty development programs for the use of social media. Although the practical uses shared will focus on pedagogy in higher education, these uses can be generalized to other sectors such as K-12 or organizational learning. The issues addressed in the best practices and in faculty development can be informative for individuals involved in professional development and network building"--
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