[Air-L] Education/Facebook lit

Nicole Ellison nellison at msu.edu
Fri Nov 11 09:23:29 PST 2011


Regarding the query about educational uses of Facebook, here are some cites off the top of my head. This is a growing area I myself am very interested in and I would love to hear from others regarding other work in this area! Thanks,

Pasek, J., More, E., & Hargittai, E. (2009). Facebook and academic performance: Reconciling a media sensation with data, 14(5). Retrieved from http://www.uic.edu/htbin/cgiwrap/bin/ojs/index.php/fm/article/view/2498/2181

Heiberger, G., & Harper, R. (2008). Have You Facebooked Astin Lately? Using Technology to Increase Student Involvement. (R. Junco & D. M. Timm, Eds.)New Directions for Student Services, 124, 19-35. doi:10.1002/ss.293

Junco, R. (2011). The relationship between frequency of Facebook use, participation in Facebook activities, and student engagement. Computers & Education, 58, 162–171. doi:10.1016/j.compedu.2011.08.004

Junco, R. (2011). Too much face and not enough books: The relationship between multiple indices of Facebook use and academic performance. Computers in Human Behavior. Elsevier Ltd. doi:10.1016/j.chb.2011.08.026

Lampe, C., Wohn, D. Y., Vitak, J., & Ellison, N. & Wash, R. (2011). Student use of Facebook for organizing collaborative classroom activities. International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning. (link on my site)

McEwan, B. (2011). Cutting-edge Technologies in Higher Education | Hybrid engagement: How Facebook helps and hinders students’ social integration. In L. A. Wankel & C. Wankel (Eds.), Cutting-edge Technologies in Higher Education. Emerald Group Publishing Limited. doi:10.1108/S2044-9968(2011)0000002004

Not limited to Facebook, but related:

Greenhow, C., & Robelia, B. (2009). Old communication, new literacies: Social network sites as social learning resources. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 14(4), 1130-1161.

Greenhow, C., & Robelia, B. (2009). Informal learning and identity formation in online social networks. Learning, Media and Technology, 34(2), 119-140. doi:10.1080/17439880902923580

 Junco, R., Heiberger, G., & Loken, E. (2011). The effect of Twitter on college student engagement and grades. Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 27(2), 119-132. Retrieved from http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/j.1365-2729.2010.00387.x

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