By Mike Kent
An schooling in Facebook? examines and evaluations the position of fb within the evolving panorama of upper schooling. now and then a mandated a part of school room use, at others an off-the-cuff community for college kids, fb has develop into an inevitable element of university existence, performing alternately as an ads, recruitment and studying device. yet what occurs whilst educators use a company product, which exists outdoor of the regulate of universities, to coach students?
An schooling in Facebook? presents a extensive dialogue of the problems educators are already dealing with on collage campuses around the world, relatively in components comparable to privateness, copyright and social media etiquette. by way of reading present makes use of of fb in college settings, this ebook bargains either an intensive analytical critique in addition to useful recommendation for educators and directors seeking to locate how you can thoughtfully combine fb and different electronic communique instruments into their school rooms and campuses.
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For Albrechtslund this is a new form of participatory surveillance which has positive benefits as “a way to voluntarily engage with other people and construct identities” (Albrechtslund, 2008). Whether this is the case for all individuals on Facebook is open to debate, but the key concern for this chapter is the recognition that individuals knowingly share some of their personal information in order to participate in the social network. From a methodological point of view, the question becomes, To what extent is this information, or a subset of it, a legitimate source of data?
The Group, which is the focus of this chapter, was a closed Group that was set up in the first few weeks of the 2010/11 academic year and was run by some first year students on a campus-based course. All students of the year-group were members (n = 80), and all were aged 18 and 21. The group was of the new group type (in 2010), and this allowed for synchronous group discussions (of more than two members at a time) using the Facebook Chat function. This differentiation is important, because before this Facebook groups did not allow many members to use the Chat function at once.
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