Social Media for Educators: Strategies and Best Practices
March 2012, Jossey-Bass
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"This insightful and in-depth exploration effectively makes a case for embracing the best characteristics of social media to foster deeper learning experiences, promote collaboration, and provide timely feedback. This book is a can't-miss for educators." Amy M. Collier, associate director for technology and teaching, Center for Teaching and Learning, Stanford University
"Thought about using social media in your online courses but don't know where to begin? Joosten's comprehensive hands-on book describes step-by-step how social media can add richness to your course content and have a positive impact on student outcomes." Rosemary Lehman and Simone ConceiÇão, eInterface; coauthors, Creating a Sense of Presence in Online Teaching and Managing Online Instructor Workload
"Many faculty are hesitant to incorporate social media into their teaching for fear that it will be a distraction or too time consuming. Tanya Joosten has done a remarkable job outlining the benefitsand considerationsof doing so. Faculty who read this book will be able to make informed, educated decisions about the best approach to take." John Dolan, director, digital media and pedagogy, College of the Liberal Arts, Penn State University