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Imlawi, J., Gregg, D., & Karimi, J. (2015). Student engagement in course-based social networks: The impact of instructor credibility and use of communication. Computers & Education, 88, 84–96. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.compedu.2015.04.015

Notes:

p.91: when instructors disclose private information about themselves, like photographs and bibliographies; it positively affects educational outcomes. — Highlighted Jan 30, 2016

p.91: appropriate humor does enhance educational outcomes when an instructor is communicating with students outside of the classroom via Facebook. — Highlighted Jan 30, 2016

p.91: humor supports the instructor-student relationship, and removes barriers between them. — Highlighted Jan 30, 2016

p.92: students actually engaged more in the course-based social networks where the instructors made posts that included self-disclosure and humor. — Highlighted Jan 30, 2016

p.92: more with the posts that contained self-disclosure and humor than they did with those posts that were related to course content. — Highlighted Jan 30, 2016


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