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Opening Facebook: How to Use Facebook in the College Classroom
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, Fairleigh Dickinson University, United States ; , Oakland University, United States

Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in Charleston, SC, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-67-9 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA

Abstract

The purpose of this research is to propose the idea of using the social network site, Facebook, for teacher education. Specifically, this research explores the advantages of this new Web 2.0 medium, and illustrates the different levels of course integration at an instructor’s disposal. In addition, it provides specific instructions on how to use Facebook and a discussion of “best practice” policies that can be ethically implemented within the classroom. Specific attention is given to suggestions for creating a professional Facebook presence in which future teachers can emulate.

Citation

Munoz, C. & Towner, T. (2009). Opening Facebook: How to Use Facebook in the College Classroom. In I. Gibson, R. Weber, K. McFerrin, R. Carlsen & D. Willis (Eds.), Proceedings of SITE 2009--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 2623-2627). Charleston, SC, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved December 13, 2018 from .

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