Socializing the Classroom: Social Networks and Online Learning

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Socializing the Classroom: Social Networks and Online Learning, by Susan B. Barnes, examines how social media can be used in education through two research grants and real-world applications. Barnes analyzes social media including Facebook, Courseware, and Second Life, while providing a theoretical foundation for examining social software.A new generation of students is surrounded by digital technologies, leading scholars and teachers to consider virtual worlds to engage students.