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Benjamin Gleason
Iowa State University
16Publications
4H-index
254Citations
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Published on Mar 18, 2019
Benjamin Gleason4
Estimated H-index: 4
(Iowa State University),
Marie K. Heath (Loyola University Maryland)
Published on Mar 18, 2019
Christine Greenhow18
Estimated H-index: 18
(MSU: Michigan State University),
Benjamin Gleason4
Estimated H-index: 4
(Iowa State University)
+ 2 AuthorsJeffrey P. Carpenter10
Estimated H-index: 10
(Elon University)
Published on Apr 3, 2018in Learning, Media and Technology2.37
Benjamin Gleason4
Estimated H-index: 4
(Iowa State University)
ABSTRACTThis research investigates how three high school students in the USA developed new literacies practices through their participation in teenage Twitter. Data was collected from two sources, including archival data from participants’ Twitter over a two-year span, and semi-structured interviews. Results found that teenagers developed a number of practices that facilitated orientation to cultural conventions of teenage Twitter, helped them mobilize followers for participatory events, and led...
Christine Greenhow18
Estimated H-index: 18
(MSU: Michigan State University),
Benjamin Gleason4
Estimated H-index: 4
(Iowa State University)
+ 1 AuthorsK. Bret Staudt Willet1
Estimated H-index: 1
(MSU: Michigan State University)
Recent articles in the educational research fi eld have called for a stronger research focus on students’ learning with everyday technologies in-and-out-of classrooms and on the changing nature of scholars’ practices in light of technological advancements. We present fi ndings from a mixed methods study of whether and how novice researchers understand and practice social scholarship – a concept currently being debated in various disciplines – which seeks to leverage social media affordances to c...
Published on Dec 1, 2017
Benjamin Gleason4
Estimated H-index: 4
(Iowa State University),
Christine Greenhow18
Estimated H-index: 18
(MSU: Michigan State University)
Blended learning, which combines online and face-to-face pedagogy, is a fast-growing mode of instruction as universities strive for equitable and alternative pathways to course enrollment, retention, and educational attainment. However, challenges to successfully implementing blended instruction are that social presence , or students’ ability to project their personal characteristics into the learning space, is reduced with potential negative effects on student engagement, persistence, and acade...
Published on Jan 2, 2016in Learning, Media and Technology2.37
Benjamin Gleason4
Estimated H-index: 4
(MSU: Michigan State University)
This study is an empirical study into the new literacy practices of five teenage Twitter users on Twitter. Qualitative methods were used to describe the most prominent ways of participating on Twitter. Results indicate that teenagers used Twitter for self-expression, communication, friendship maintenance, and information sharing. In addition, young people used a mix of both traditional and emerging literacy practices in this popular social media space.
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