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Kear, Karen Lesley, 1957-
Online and social networking communities : a best practice guide for educators / Karen Kear
New York : Routledge, 2011
book jacket
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 SOE Curriuclum Lab, Rm 267  CL 303.48 KEA    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Online social networks
Communication in learning and scholarship -- Technological innovations
Physical Description xxi, 204 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 191-200) and index
Contents Introduction -- Theories of learning in online communities -- Tools for online learning communities -- Benefits and problems of online learning communities -- Too much information -- Feeling connected -- In real time -- Assessment for learning in online communities -- Supporting online learning communities
Summary Online and Social Networking Communities is a professional guide written for educational practitioners and trainers who wish to use online communication tools effectively in their teaching. Focusing on the student experience of learning in online communities, it addresses 'web 2.0' and other 'social software' tools and considers the role these technologies play in supporting student learning and building learning communities
Series SOE Curriculum Lab
Open & flexible learning series

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