Blended Instructional Practice

Michael Brown/ June 30, 2016/ Publications/ 0 comments

My review of the empirical literature on instructors’ adoption and use of online tools in face-to-face teaching is available from  The Internet and Higher Education. The article will appear in the October issue of the journal. Highlights: •The empirical literature on face to face teaching with online tools in higher education is reviewed •Blended instructional practice is shaped by internal

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Identity Work on Social Network Sites

Michael Brown/ April 30, 2016/ Publications/ 0 comments

My article with Tsubasa Morioka and Nicole Ellison about working class youths’ self presentation on social media during the first year of college is available through the ACM Digital Library. Abstract: Prior research suggests that some social media practices can play a role in shaping students’ adjustment to college; however, the specific mechanisms by which social media can support the

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Forthcoming: College Acces, Social Media, and Working Class Youth in Computers & Ed

Michael Brown/ December 1, 2015/ Publications/ 0 comments

Nicole Ellison, D.Y. Wohn, and I have a piece forthcoming in the January issue of Computers & Education about the information seeking behavior of working class youth from urban and rural communities as they explore their post-secondary options. The whole article is worth reading (really!), but in brief: Low-income youth are adept at accessing information about college through social media

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