Benjamin Gleason
Iowa State University
SociologyPedagogyNew literaciesComputer scienceSocial media
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#1Christine Greenhow (MSU: Michigan State University)H-Index: 18
#2Benjamin Gleason (Iowa State University)H-Index: 5
Last. Jeffrey P. Carpenter (Elon University)H-Index: 11
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#1Benjamin Gleason (Iowa State University)H-Index: 5
#2Marie Heath (Loyola University Maryland)
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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...
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#1Christine Greenhow (MSU: Michigan State University)H-Index: 18
#2Benjamin Gleason (Iowa State University)H-Index: 5
Last. K. Bret Staudt Willet (MSU: Michigan State University)H-Index: 2
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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...
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#1Benjamin Gleason (Iowa State University)H-Index: 5
#2Christine Greenhow (MSU: Michigan State University)H-Index: 18
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...
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#1Sarah GretterH-Index: 5
#2Aman YadavH-Index: 18
Last. Benjamin GleasonH-Index: 5
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