Paper : Kathreen Riel and Tami Saj

UKOER LFF10

Abstract

Social media tools are reshaping the way we exchange tacit perceptions and understandings with one another. There is potential for social media to alleviate the propensity of expertise silos in academic institutions. How can we increase the integration and legitimacy of these tools in the higher education workplace? This presentation will describe three themes about the use of social media as a tool to cultivate academic communities of practice: the level of engagement of a wide spectrum of professionals, the influence of governance constructs on sustaining authentic online dialogue, and the emergence of features such as Twitter Lists to help enhance the framework of online communication and knowledge flow.

 

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Survive and Thrive In A Social Media Workplace

 

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  • Author(s): LFF10
  • Subject: Survive and Thrive In A Social Media Workplace
  • Grade level: HE Conference
  • Course type: Podcast
  • Language(s):  English
  • Material type(s): mp3
  • Media format(s):  mp3
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