This book attempts to map out broad categories of actual social media use by actual academics rather than prescribing how academics could or should engage with social media It s an interesting historic snapshot of a bygone time though so much has changed and reading the "BOOK FEELS LIKE ARCHAE. SOCIAL "feels like archae. Social and online social networks are expected to transform academia and the scholarly process However intense emotions permeate scholars' online practices and an increasing number of academics are finding themselves in trouble in networked spaces In reality the evidence descri. .
Ember when they did It would be interesting to see "An Updated Edition Which Revisits "updated edition which revisits conceptual mapping in the book though I suspect there are probably many Masters students doing just that with varying degrees of sophistication informed by the constraints on the samples available to them. Cholarship and illuminates the opportunities tensions conflicts and ineuities that exist in these spaces The book concludes with suggestions for institutions individual scholars and doctoral students regarding online participation social media networked practice and public scholarshi. ,
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tools have changed MySpace anyone but because the conceptual frames for thinking about social media have moved onhave changed MySpace anyone but because the conceptual frames for thinking about social media have moved on much Almost no one I know in academia these days thinks of social media in the terms used in the "book though i m old enough to rem. "though I m old enough to rem. Bing scholars' experiences in online social "networks and social media is fragmented As a result the ways that social " and social media is fragmented As a result the ways that social are used and experienced by scholars are not well understood Social Media in Academia examines the day to day realities of social media and online networks for