Increasing Student Engagement and Retention using Social Technologies: Facebook, e-portfolios and other Social Networking Services uses case studies, surveys, and literature reviews to examine how these social media technologies are being used to improve writing and publishing skills in students, create engaging communities of practice, and how these tools are being used for e-Mentoring and constructing online reputations. Chapters include applying positive psychology and cognitive styles in user design, designing outcome based curricula using student personality types, engaging second language students through electronic writing tasks, applying psychological variables on the academic use of social media, using social media to motivate students to take charge of their own learning processes, and creatively using technology to enhance teacher education. This volume will also discuss a framework for deploying and assessing these technologies in higher education institutions.Technologies Key Characteristics Sample Use Cases/Models Technology Requirements Video essay assignments Audio feedback ... focus commentary and organize content Capturing original videos A Flip cameras, camcorder, or digital camera. Downloading and/or ripping media sources from Internet and DVDs AYouTube Downloader, VLC Video editing software A Windows Live Movie Maker, iMovie, Final Cut Pro Video hosting site A YouTube, Vimeo, Blip.tv, course Web siteanbsp;...
|Title||:||Increasing Student Engagement and Retention using Online Learning Activities|
|Author||:||Laura A. Wankel, Patrick Blessinger|
|Publisher||:||Emerald Group Publishing - 2012-11-02|