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Online social networks and networked academic identity

Jordan, Katy (2014). Online social networks and networked academic identity. In: Internet Research 15.0 Doctoral Colloquium, 21 October 2014, Daegu, South Korea.

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Abstract

Academic online social networking has received increasing focus in recent years with the development of a number of services aimed specifically at academics. There has, however, been little empirical work on the subject. This study  seeks  to  understand  the  structure  and  role  of  academics’  ego-networks on social networking sites in relation to developing an academic identity and becoming professional in their disciplines. To this end, a mixed-methods social network analysis approach will be used. Current outstanding issues relating to analysis and reporting, ethics, and the role of theory, will be outlined for discussion.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item
Copyright Holders: 2014 The Author
Academic Unit/School: Learning and Teaching Innovation (LTI) > Institute of Educational Technology (IET)
Learning and Teaching Innovation (LTI)
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Item ID: 41180
Depositing User: Katy Jordan
Date Deposited: 23 Oct 2014 08:21
Last Modified: 19 Apr 2017 19:49
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/41180
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