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What Do Academics and Educators Do on Social Media and Networks, and What Do Their Experiences Tell Us About Identity and the Web?
November 13, 2013
George Veletsianos, Royal Roads University, Canada
In this presentation, Dr. George Veletsianos, Canada Research Chair in Innovative Learning and Technology, draws on a number of studies conducted to examine academics' and educators' participation in networked spaces. These studies point to three significant findings: (a) increasingly open practices that question the traditions of academia, (b) personal-professional tensions in academic work, and (c) a framework of identity that contrasts sharply with our existing understanding of online identity.
Keywords: social media, social network, identity, networked learning
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