Emerging Pedagogies in the Networked Knowledge Society: Practices Integrating Social Media and Globalization

Emerging Pedagogies in the Networked Knowledge Society: Practices Integrating Social Media and Globalization

Marohang Limbu (Michigan State University, USA) and Binod Gurung (New Mexico State University, USA)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: November, 2013|Copyright: © 2014 |Pages: 352
ISBN13: 9781466647572|ISBN10: 1466647574|EISBN13: 9781466647589|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-4757-2

Description

Since the dawn of the digital era, the transfer of knowledge has shifted from analog to digital, local to global, and individual to social. Complex networked communities are a fundamental part of these new information-based societies.

Emerging Pedagogies in the Networked Knowledge Society: Practices Integrating Social Media and Globalization examines the production, dissemination, and consumption of knowledge within networked communities in the wider global context of pervasive Web 2.0 and social media services. This book will offer insight for business stakeholders, researchers, scholars, and administrators by highlighting the important concepts and ideas of information- and knowledge-based economies.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Cloud Computing
  • Collaborative Knowledge Construction
  • Global Literacies
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Intersecting Global Communities
  • Networked Knowledge Communities
  • Pedagogical Possibilities
  • Social Media
  • Web 2.0

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Marohang Limbu is an assistant professor in the Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures at Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA. Limbu is a co-editor of Emerging Pedagogies in the Networked Knowledge Society: Practices Integrating Social Media and Globalization (2013) with IGI Global and a founder and editor-in-chief of the journal, Journal of Global Literacies, Emerging Pedagogies, and Technologies (peer-reviewed quarterly journal). Limbu’s recent publications (journal articles and book chapters) address the areas of cross-cultural composition, social media and writing, teaching writing with technologies in multicultural/multilingual classrooms, networked communication, networked pedagogies, and global literacies. His current research interests include Web 2.0 tools, cloud computing, networked pedagogies and communication, intercultural communication, cross-cultural communication, second language writing, global literacies, and global indigenous rhetorics.
Binod Gurung is a College Assistant Professor at New Mexico State University, USA. He has a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction with specializations in educational learning technologies and multicultural education/critical pedagogies. His research interests focus in student digital engagement, online multicultural education, and emerging pedagogies that incorporate technologies, particularly Web 2.0, social media, cloud computing, MOOCs, and free and open source tools.

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