Wednesday, 16 May 2012

Transformation in Teaching : Social Media strategies in Higher Education

This looks an important book for those who want to get evidence of how social media is being used in higher education. Here is the contents page :

Section 1 Introduction

Chapter 1: Understanding Social Media
Nicole A. Buzzetto-More ......................................... 1

Chapter 2: Theoretical Perspectives of Social Media
Catheryn Cheal .........................................................19

Chapter 3: Taxonomy of Web 2.0 Applications with Educational Potential
Tihomir Orehovacki, Goran Bubaš, and Andreja Kovacic ........................................................43

Section 2 Multi-Media

Chapter 4: Flickr: Critique and Collaborative Feedback in a Design Course
Diane Robbie and Lynette Zheng .............................. 73

Chapter 5: YouTube: Beyond Lectures and Papers in Leadership Education
Kathy L. Guthrie .....................................................93

Chapter 6: GenerationPulse: Web-based Service Learning in Psychology Courses
Sarah Castricum and Belle Liang .............................115

Section 3 Virtual Worlds

Chapter 7: Second Life: Reducing Public Speaking Apprehension
Scott L. Crabill, Jeff Youngquist, and Jacob Cayanus ........................................................... 139

Chapter 8: Second Life: An Online Course about Teaching and Learning in Virtual Worlds
Kathryn Stam ............................................................ 159

Chapter 9: Second Life: Learner Experience with an Authentic Learning Environment Design of a Game Development Course
Marija Franetovic ...................................................... 185

Chapter 10: Second Life: Virtual Teams in an Information Technology Course
Jeannie Pridmore ....................................................... 217

Section 4 Social Networking

Chapter 11: Diigo: Social Bookmarking in a Professional Communication Course
Florence Dujardin, Kirstie Edwards and Sue Beckingham ........................................................ 243

Chapter 12: GLEAN: Social Learning for Business Students
Susan Gautscsh and Charla Griffy-Brown ................. 275

Chapter 13: Facebook: Role Play in a Psychology Class
Eileen McBride and Kimberly Hall ........................... 311

Chapter 14: Facebook vs. Web Courseware: A Comparison
Terri Towner and Caroline Lego Muñoz ................... 343

Chapter 15: GoogleMaps and Drupal: Walking Ulysses by Mapping Novels in the Digital Humanities
Joseph Nugent and Tim Lindgren .............................. 373

Section 5 Blogs

Chapter 16: Twitter: Integration into Developmental English and Technology
Alan Reid, Denise Houchen-Clagett, and J. Burton Browning ....................................................391

Chapter 17: Blogger: Classrooms Without Boundaries in an English Honor’s Course on Literary Self-Narrative
Rachel V. Smydra and Pamela T. Mitzelfeld ............413

Section 6 Synchronous Tools

Chapter 18: Adobe Acrobat Connect: Global Web-Conferencing in a Visual Communication Course
Karen A. Ritzenhoff ..................................................433

Chapter 19: Chat: Transforming the Social Work Classroom
Jane Peller, Kaitlyn Beebe, and Gerardo Morales Aldrighetti ......................................451


Remarkably you can get into the full text on Google Books here


Thanks to Sheila Webber in her Information Literacy blog for alerting me to this!

2 comments:

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