The use of social media and new knowledge to researchers in the new age

Warren, M and Leitch, S 2018, 'The use of social media and new knowledge to researchers in the new age' in Margaret Kumar and Supriya Pattanayak (ed.) Positioning Research, Sage Publications Pvt., India, pp. 245-260.


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Title The use of social media and new knowledge to researchers in the new age
Author(s) Warren, M
Leitch, S
Year 2018
Title of book Positioning Research
Publisher Sage Publications Pvt.
Place of publication India
Editor(s) Margaret Kumar and Supriya Pattanayak
Start page 245
End page 260
Subjects Information Systems not elsewhere classified
Education Systems not elsewhere classified
Summary M. J. Warren and S. Leitch's chapter, The use of social media and new knowledge to researchers in the new age, explores the ways that new knowledge is created and disseminated via social media. It assesses the quality and value of this new knowledge and the real time dissemination of knowledge. With special significance to researchers the chapter highlights the difference between information and knowledge and discusses the pitfalls of social media and new knowledge. Warren and Leitch put forward a framework that could be used to assess the quality and usefulness of such technologies and systems.
Copyright notice Copyright © Margaret Kumar and Supriya Pattanayak 2018
Keyword(s) social media
education
knowledge
ISBN 9789352806171
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