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Working with conference presenters, well-known scholars and international researchers, the founders of have published two books –  Social Media: Culture and Identity and Social Media: Pedagogy and Practice.

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Social Media: Culture and Identity  examines how interactive technologies can be applied to teaching, research and the practice of communication. This book demonstrates how social media can be utilized in the classroom to build the skillsets of students going into journalism, public relations, integrated marketing and other fields.

Edited by Kehbuma Langmia & Tia Tyree

Table of Contents Highlights

Introduction: Social Media as the Hydra, by Kehbuma Langmia

Part I: Social Media: Identity and Social Behaviors

Chapter 1: #THOTsBeLike: The Construction of the THOT Female Sexual Stereotype in Social Media, by Tia C. M. Tyree and Morgan D. Kirby

Chapter 2: “I Don’t Belong in Here!”: A Social Media Analysis of Digital Protest, Transgender Rights, and International Restroom Legislation, by Melvin L. Williams

Chapter 3: When Minors Become Sex Offenders: The Identity Crisis of Teenage Sexting, by Angela D. Minor

Chapter 4: The Dark Side of Social Media: A Content Analysis of Cyberbullying, by Jean-Louis P. Ntang-Beb and Leticia D. Williams

Chapter 5: How Minorities Use Social Media During Weather Related Crises: Results of a U.S. National Weather Survey, by Brandale N. Mills, Michelle A. Dovil, Leticia D. Williams and Tia C. M. Tyree

Part II: Social Media: Culture and the International Community

Chapter 6: The Coins for Justice Movement: The Rise of New Media Activism in Indonesia, by Maria N. D. Maer

Chapter 7: ICTs and Power Relations in Traditional Settings in Cameroon, by Agbome Salome Nangah and Julius Che Tita

Chapter 8: Towards a Framework for Communicating Women’s Health via Social Media in Jamaica, by Nickesia S. Gordon

Chapter 9: ICT use in Teaching, Research and Outreach in the University of Buea, Cameroon, by Kingsley L. Ngange and Melanie Tchewo

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Social Media: Pedagogy and Practice examines how interactive technologies can be applied to teaching, research and the practice of communication. This book demonstrates how social media can be utilized in the classroom to build the skillsets of students going into journalism, public relations, integrated marketing, and other communications fields.

Edited by Kehbuma Langmia; Tia Tyree; Pamela O’Brien and Ingrid Sturgis
978-0-7618-6195-9 • Paperback 
February 2014 • $34.99 • (£21.95)

978-0-7618-6196-6 • eBook
February 2014 • $34.99 • (£21.95)

Table of Contents

Preface

Acknowledgments

Introduction: Social Media History and Use, Pamela C. O’Brien
Section I: Pedagogy

Chapter 1: Using Social Media and Creating Social Media Courses, Tia C. M. Tyree

Chapter 2: Twitter, Facebook, Blogs, and Media-Sharing Sites in
the Classroom, Jennifer B. Cox

Chapter 3: Teaching Computational Literacy Through Game Design, Ingrid Sturgis & Todd Shurn

Chapter 4: Social Media and Critical Pedagogy, Kehbuma Langmia & Stella-Monica Mpande

Chapter 5: How to Do Communication Research Using Social Media Data, William B. Hart & Erica C. Taylor

Chapter 6: Conducting Research Utilizing Social Media: Best Practices, Jamie Cohen & Paul Mihailidis

Section II: Social Media Practices in the United States

Chapter 7: African Americans and Social Media, Jayne Cubbage
Chapter 8: The Seven Sisters and Their Siblings Go Digital: An Analysis of Women’s Magazine Content on Websites, iPads, and Cell Phones, Yanick Rice Lamb & Kendra Desrosiers

Chapter 9: Social Branding of College Students to Seek Employment, Jamila A Cupid & S. Lenise Wallace

Chapter 10: Social Media, Law, and Practice, Angela D. Minor Esq.

Section III: International Social Media Practices

Chapter 11: Participatory Media Impact on the Arab Spring, Adam Klein

Chapter 12: Social Media and Participatory Communication: The UNDP and the Diffusion of Empowerment, Nickesia S. Gordon

Chapter 13: Cock Crow in the “Electronic Republic:” Social Media and Kenya’s 2013 Presidential Election, Kehbuma Langmia