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Book review: Educating Educators with Social Media , Charles Wankel

Book review: Educating Educators with Social Media , Charles Wankel Purpose – This viewpoint paper aims to review the book Educating Educators with Social Media, Charles Wankel (Emerald Group Publishing). Design/methodology/approach – The paper provides an overview of the book, key messages and implications for the future. Findings – Social media is already being used in higher education and its almost ubiquitous use in the social environment means academics and other staff involved in learning activities will need to consider how and when to integrate social media into those activities. Practical implications – The book provides an excellent starting point for anyone interested in social media and learning to find out what has been done to date, what has been learned, and what is possible in the future. Originality/value – The value of this book rests with the wide range of social media tools it covers, and the willingness of authors to share their learnings from their experiences with social media. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png On the Horizon Emerald Publishing

Book review: Educating Educators with Social Media , Charles Wankel

On the Horizon , Volume 19 (4): 5 – Sep 27, 2011

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2011 Emerald Group Publishing Limited. All rights reserved.
ISSN
1074-8121
DOI
10.1108/10748121111179475
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Abstract

Purpose – This viewpoint paper aims to review the book Educating Educators with Social Media, Charles Wankel (Emerald Group Publishing). Design/methodology/approach – The paper provides an overview of the book, key messages and implications for the future. Findings – Social media is already being used in higher education and its almost ubiquitous use in the social environment means academics and other staff involved in learning activities will need to consider how and when to integrate social media into those activities. Practical implications – The book provides an excellent starting point for anyone interested in social media and learning to find out what has been done to date, what has been learned, and what is possible in the future. Originality/value – The value of this book rests with the wide range of social media tools it covers, and the willingness of authors to share their learnings from their experiences with social media.

Journal

On the HorizonEmerald Publishing

Published: Sep 27, 2011

Keywords: Learning; Social media; Higher education academics

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