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Student Interactions in Edmodo Versus Facebook

Abstract ABSTRACT This study describes student interactions in the academic social network site Edmodo versus student interactions in Facebook. This qualitative case study relies upon four high school juniors enrolled in Advanced Placement Language and Composition who use Edmodo to complete assignments for their English class. Their experiences were gathered in an attempt to describe specific experiences in a complex system. Students were selected using an Internet Connectedness Index survey. Using a Virtual Community of Practice framework, students were asked about their experiences in Edmodo. This study concludes that Edmodo and Facebook can be compared in three categories: accessibility, functionality, and environment. Unlike Facebook, which stud... (more)
Created Date 2013
Contributor Curran-Sejkora, Elizabeth (Liza) (Author) / Blasingame, James (Advisor) / Nilsen, Alleen (Committee member) / Rodrigo, Rochelle (Committee member) / Turchi, Laura (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Educational technology / Secondary education / Language arts / academic social network sites / Edmodo / Educational technology / Facebook / language arts / social network sites
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 147 pages
Language English
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Note Ed.D. Educational Administration and Supervision 2013
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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