Social Media in Education: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice

Social Media in Education: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice

Release Date: June, 2018|Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 405
ISBN13: 9781522556527|ISBN10: 1522556524|EISBN13: 9781522556534|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-5652-7


In the digital age, numerous technological tools are available to enhance educational practices. When used effectively, student engagement and mobile learning are significantly increased.

Social Media in Education: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice contains a compendium of the latest academic material on the usage, strategies, and applications of social media in education today. Including innovative studies on online networks, social constructivism, and collaborative learning, this publication is an ideal source for educators, professionals, school administrators, researchers, and practitioners in the field of education.

Topics Covered

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

  • Applications of Social Technologies
  • Collaborative Learning
  • Mobile Learning
  • Online Networks
  • Psychological Impacts
  • Social Constructivism
  • Student Engagement
  • Technology Platforms

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Information Resources Management Association (IRMA) is a research-based professional organization dedicated to advancing the concepts and practices of information resources management in modern organizations. IRMA's primary purpose is to promote the understanding, development and practice of managing information resources as key enterprise assets among IRM/IT professionals. IRMA brings together researchers, practitioners, academicians, and policy makers in information technology management from over 50 countries.