Social Media: Pedagogy and Practice

Social Media: Pedagogy and Practice

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Social Media: Pedagogy and Practice examines how interactive technologies can be applied to teaching, research and the practice of communication. This book demonstrates how social media can be utilized in the classroom to build the skillsets of students going into journalism, public relations, integrated marketing, and other communications fields.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780761861966
Publisher: UPA
Publication date: 12/23/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 275
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Kehbuma Langmia is an Associate Professor at Howard University within the Department of Strategic, Legal and Management Communications.

Tia C. M. Tyree is an Associate Professor at Howard University within the Department of Strategic, Legal, and Management Communications.

Pamela C. O’Brien is an Associate Professor and the Chair of the Department of Communications at Bowie State University.

Ingrid Sturgis is an Assistant Professor/New Media in the Department of Media, Journalism and Film at Howard University.

Table of Contents



Introduction: Social Media History and Use, Pamela C. O’Brien
Section I: Pedagogy

Chapter 1: Using Social Media and Creating Social Media Courses, Tia C. M. Tyree

Chapter 2: Twitter, Facebook, Blogs, and Media-Sharing Sites in
the Classroom, Jennifer B. Cox

Chapter 3: Teaching Computational Literacy Through Game Design, Ingrid Sturgis & Todd Shurn

Chapter 4: Social Media and Critical Pedagogy, Kehbuma Langmia & Stella-Monica Mpande

Chapter 5: How to Do Communication Research Using Social Media Data, William B. Hart & Erica C. Taylor

Chapter 6: Conducting Research Utilizing Social Media: Best Practices, Jamie Cohen & Paul Mihailidis

Section II: Social Media Practices in the United States

Chapter 7: African Americans and Social Media, Jayne Cubbage
Chapter 8: The Seven Sisters and Their Siblings Go Digital: An Analysis of Women’s Magazine Content on Websites, iPads, and Cell Phones, Yanick Rice Lamb & Kendra Desrosiers

Chapter 9: Social Branding of College Students to Seek Employment, Jamila A Cupid & S. Lenise Wallace

Chapter 10: Social Media, Law, and Practice, Angela D. Minor Esq.

Section III: International Social Media Practices

Chapter 11: Participatory Media Impact on the Arab Spring, Adam Klein

Chapter 12: Social Media and Participatory Communication: The UNDP and the Diffusion of Empowerment, Nickesia S. Gordon

Chapter 13: Cock Crow in the “Electronic Republic:” Social Media and Kenya’s 2013 Presidential Election, Kehbuma Langmia

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