The authors recognize the support of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.
The questionable promise of social media for education: connective learning and the commercial imperative
Version of Record online: 2 AUG 2011
© 2011 Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Journal of Computer Assisted Learning
Volume 28, Issue 3, pages 183–194, June 2012
How to Cite
Friesen, N. and Lowe, S. (2012), The questionable promise of social media for education: connective learning and the commercial imperative. Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 28: 183–194. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2729.2011.00426.x
Biographical Notes: Dr Norm Friesen is Canada Research Chair in E-Learning Practices at Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada. Dr Friesen is author of The Place of the Classroom and the Space of the Screen: Relational Pedagogy and Internet Technology (Peter Lang, 2011).
Lowe is a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRCC)-funded postdoctoral research fellow in media studies at the New Media Studies Research Centre, TRU, Canada. Lowe recently completed an SSHRCC and British Council ORS-funded PhD at the Institute for Cultural Research, Lancaster University, UK.
- Issue online: 16 MAY 2012
- Version of Record online: 2 AUG 2011
- Accepted: 23 November 2010
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