Tuesday, March 06, 2012

Social Media: Strategies in Higher Education

A new free book: Cheal, C., Coughlin, J., & Moore, S. (Eds) (2012) Transformation in Teaching: Social Media: Strategies in Higher Education. Informing Science Press.
This is not specifically about information literacy, but some of the chapters are particularly relevant. It includes chapters about a variety of Web 2.0 applications, and also some on using Second Life in education. The digital version can be found free at GoogleBooks, Informing Science and Amazon. The links and the table of contents are here: http://www2.oakland.edu/elis/book.cfm Chapters include:
- Taxonomy of Web 2.0 Applications with Educational Potential
- YouTube: Beyond Lectures and Papers in Leadership Education
- Diigo: Social Bookmarking in a Professional Communication Course
- GLEAN: Social Learning for Business Students
- Facebook vs. Web Courseware: A Comparison
- Twitter: Integration into Developmental English and Technology
- Chat: Transforming the Social Work Classroom
Photo by Sheila Webber: Iris reticulata, February 2012

1 comment:

Maryam Nazari said...

Hi Sheila,

Thanks for sharing! Do you have any updates on the use of Social Media (Web 2.0) for IL education?

Thanks :)