Global Perspectives on Social Media in Tertiary Learning and Teaching: Emerging Research and Opportunities: Emerging Research and Opportunities

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Piven, Inna, Gandell, Robyn, Lee, Maryann, Simpson, Ann M.
IGI Global, Jun 1, 2018 - Computers - 160 pages

The prominence of social media, especially in the lives of teenagers and young adults, has long been regarded as a significant distraction from studies. However, the integration of these forms of media into the teaching experience can improve the engagement of students.

Global Perspectives on Social Media in Tertiary Learning and Teaching: Emerging Research and Opportunities is an essential scholarly publication that embeds innovative, current pedagogical practices into new and redeveloped courses and introduces digital and online learning tools to best support teaching practices. Featuring coverage on a wide range of topics including collaborative learning, innovative learning environments, and blended teaching, this book provides essential research for educators, educational administrators, education stakeholders, academicians, researchers, and professionals within the realm of higher education.

 

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Contents

Social Media in Tertiary Education
1
Facebook in the International Classroom
20
Navigating the Social Media Space for Māori and Indigenous Communities
51
A Kaupapa Māori Facebook Group for Māori and Indigenous Doctoral Scholars
72
Using Social Media in Creating and Implementing Educational Practices
91
Future Directions
118
Related Readings
136
About the Authors
157
Index
159
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