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|Title:||Using emerging technologies to enhance student engagement /|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Reynol Junco; Dianne M Timm
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Description:||132 p. ; 23 cm.|
|Contents:||An introduction to technologies commonly used by college students / Reynol Junco, Gail A. Cole-Avent -- Have you facebooked Astin lately? Using technology to increase student involvement / Greg Heiberger, Ruth Harper -- Technology use in campus crisis / Jeanna Mastrodicasa -- Students' technology use and the impacts on well-being / Shelia R. Cotten -- Blogging in the academy / Shane Nackerud, Kurtis Scaletta -- Privacy and social networking sties / Dianne M. Timm, Carolyn J. Duven -- Technology for institutional enrollment, communication and student success / Grace Salas, Julie S. Alexander -- Beyond the horizon / Dianne M. Timm, Reynol Junco -- Index.|
|Responsibility:||Reynol Junco, Dianne M. Timm, editors.|
|Publisher:||San Francisco : Jossey-Bass,|
|Class Descriptors:||LC Class No.: LB1028.5; Dewey No.: 378.1734|
|Series:||New directions for student services,; Number: no. 124; ISSN: 0164-7970 ;; Variation: New directions for student services ; no. 124.|
Today's college students have never known a time when personal computers did not exist. They attended K-12 schools where most of their classrooms were equipped with computers. Information technology has always been part of their learning process, not to mention the impact it has had on the development of their friendships, research and writing skills, shopping, and choice of college or university to attend. They expect that institutions of higher education will respond to their inquiries without delay, much in the same way that customer service is handled on the Web. Student expectations are driving the creation of live Web chats, in-house social networking sites, university wiki, and shared virtual spaces. Unfortunately, higher education faculty and staff in general, and student affairs professionals in particular, are behind the curve in their use of information technology--from back cover.
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