The Social Classroom: Integrating Social Network Use in Education

Edited by Ġorġ Mallia (University of Malta)

570 pages    Hardbound or e-book    Published by IGI Global, Hershey, PA, USA.  

A volume in the Advances in Educational Technologies and Instructional Design (AETID) Book Series


As technology is being integrated into educational processes, teachers are searching for new ways to enhance student motivation and learning. Through shared experiences and the results of empirical research, educators can ease social networking sites into instructional usage.


The Social Classroom: Integrating Social Network Use in Education collates different viewpoints on how social networking sites can be integrated in education.


Highlighting both formal and informal uses of social interaction tools as learning tools, this book will be very useful to all educators, trainers and academic researchers in all aspects of education looking for a theoretical/practical approach to resourceful teaching.


Edited by the Maltese academic and researcher, Ġorġ Mallia, the book is intended for all those working in or interested in Education and in functional aspects of Social Media. It will be immensely useful to researchers and practitioners both.


Topics that are covered in the book include:

  • Educational Environments

  • Ethical Issues

  • Professional Development

  • Social Media in Education

  • Student-Teacher Interaction

  • Technology Tools for Education

  • Virtual Learning Community








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