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Title: The potentials and pitfalls of social networking sites such as Facebook in higher education contexts
Contributor(s): Willems, Julie  (author); Bateman, Debra (author)
Publication Date: 2011
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/9548
Abstract: Popular social networking sites such as 'Facebook' demonstrate an emerging opportunity for students and educators within formal higher education contexts to share ideas, celebrate creativity and participate in an environment which offers immediate feedback from others who belong within a specific network. As this is an emerging use of the technology, an autoethnographic approach has helped capture the potentials and pitfalls of incorporating social networking within higher education. The findings highlight implications for the key stakeholders in higher education.
Publication Type: Conference Publication
Conference Name: ascilite 2011: Changing demands, changing directions, Hobart, Tasmania, 4th - 7th December, 2011
Conference Details: ascilite 2011: Changing demands, changing directions, Hobart, Tasmania, 4th - 7th December, 2011
Source of Publication: Changing Demands, Changing Directions: Proceedings ascilite Hobart 2011, p. 1322-1324
Publisher: University of Tasmania
Place of Publication: Hobart, Tasmania
Field of Research (FOR): 080709 Social and Community Informatics
130103 Higher Education
130399 Specialist Studies in Education not elsewhere classified
HERDC Category Description: E3 Extract of Scholarly Conference Publication
Other Links: http://www.leishman-associates.com.au/ascilite2011/
http://www.leishman-associates.com.au/ascilite2011/downloads/papers/Willems-poster.pdf
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