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Higher education and the promises and perils of social network

Siemens, George and Weller, Martin (2011). Higher education and the promises and perils of social network. Revista de Universidad y Sociedad del Conocimiento (RUSC), 8(1) pp. 164–170.

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Abstract

The last decade has produced tremendous innovation in how people connect with one another online. Social networks have experienced a rapid increase in popularity, producing both concerns (privacy, content ownership) and opportunities. The articles in this journal can be viewed as attempts to answer the question: What should educators do about social networks?

Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: Creative Commons to The Authors
Extra Information: This is an introduction to the monograph entitled "The Impact of Social Networks on Teaching and Learning"
Academic Unit/Department: Institute of Educational Technology
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Item ID: 28418
Depositing User: Martin Weller
Date Deposited: 24 Mar 2011 15:45
Last Modified: 24 Feb 2016 07:06
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/28418
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