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Title:#ElectionClass: Encouraging strategic thinking about politics through social media
Author(s):Mandel, Jared; Orcutt, Chelsea
Subject(s):social media
interactive
data
learning
politics
education
information behavior
social computing
information systems
social and community informatics
qualitative data analysis
quantitative data analysis
Abstract:This abstract will explore #ElectionClass is, a course on social media and the 2012 election offered by the School of Information Studies at Syracuse University. It will provide an overview of the course structure of #ElectionClass, asThe course involves in-class tweeting, analysis of the real presidential election, as well as a mock campaign project. A number of students took on well as the additional interdisciplinary efforts that emerged as a result of the coursework. #ElectionClass’s The results of the experiential teaching model as theypromotes relate to students’ lifelong learning and engagement with social media by giving them a voice and a role in a real-life event. will also be explored.
Issue Date:2013-02
Publisher:iSchools
Citation Info:Mandel, J., & Orcutt, C. (2013). #ElectionClass: Encouraging strategic thinking about politics through social media. iConference 2013 Proceedings (pp. 1110-1113). doi:10.9776/13530
Genre:Conference Paper / Presentation
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Type:Text
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Language:English
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/42537
DOI:10.9776/13530
Publication Status:published or submitted for publication
Peer Reviewed:is peer reviewed
Rights Information:Copyright © 2013 is held by the authors. Copyright permissions, when appropriate, must be obtained directly from the authors.
Date Available in IDEALS:2013-02-04


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