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Title Education and social media : toward a digital future / edited by Christine Greenhow, Julia Sonnevend, and Colin Agur
Published Cambridge, Massachusetts ; London, England : The MIT Press, [2016]
©2016
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 257 pages)
Series John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation series on digital media and learning
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation series on digital media and learning.
Contents The Digital Transformation of Education / Jack M. Balkin and Julia Sonnevend -- Addressing the Social Envelope : Education and the Digital Divide / Mark Warschauer -- Do You See What I see? : Visibility of Practices through Social Media / Danah Boyd -- ICTs and Education in Developing Countries : The Case of India / Colin Agur -- Social Media Education in News Organizations : Experimentation at the BBC / Valerie Belair-Gagnon -- Social Media and Challenges to Traditional Models of Education / Chris Dede -- Reframing Privacy and Youth Media Practices / John Palfrey -- The Growth of Online Universities : How to Solve the Accreditation Dilemma, Protect Students, and Expand Access to Higher Education / Nicholas Bramble and Yite John Lu -- Copyright Reform and Educational Progress / Nicholas Bramble -- Do We Really Need Media Education 2.0? : Teaching Media in the Age of Participatory Culture / David Buckingham -- University of the People : A Model for International, Tuition-Free, Open Education Powered by Social Media / Shai Reshef -- Technology and the Economics of Education / Daniel J.H. Greenwood -- Social Media and Education on a Massive Scale : The Case of MOOCs / Minhtuyen Mai, Adam Poppe, and Christine Greenhow -- Social Media and Teacher Education : The Case of STARTALK / Jiahang Li -- Teens' Participatory Play : Digital Media Learning through Civic Engagement / Benjamin Gleason -- Conclusion : Making the New Status Quo : Social Media in Education / Ri Pierce-Grove
Summary How are widely popular social media such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram transforming how teachers teach, how kids learn, and the very foundations of education? What controversies surround the integration of social media in students' lives? The past decade has brought increased access to new media, and with this, new opportunities and challenges for education. In this book, leading scholars from education, law, communications, sociology, and cultural studies explore the digital transformation now taking place in a variety of educational contexts. The contributors examine such topics as social media usage in schools, online youth communities, and distance learning in developing countries; the disruption of existing educational models of how knowledge is created and shared; privacy; accreditation; and the tension between the new ease of sharing and copyright laws. Case studies examine teaching media in K-12 schools and at universities; tuition-free, open education powered by social media, as practiced by University of the People; new financial models for higher education; the benefits and challenges of MOOCS (Massive Open Online Courses); social media and teacher education; and the civic and individual advantages of teens' participatory play
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Educational technology -- Social aspects.
Internet in education -- Social aspects.
Social media.
Web-based instruction -- Social aspects.
Form Electronic book
Author Agur, Colin, editor
Greenhow, Christine, editor
Sonnevend, Julia, editor
ISBN 0262334844 (electronic bk.)
0262334852 (electronic bk.)
0262334860 (electronic bk.)
9780262334846 (electronic bk.)
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9780262334860 (electronic bk.)