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Faculty in the Facebook Generation


by Nichola Gutgold — April 10, 2008

When we were undergraduates the personal lives of our professors were the stuff of mysterious wonder. Now, more and more professors just like us are creating Facebook pages that reveal a side of ourselves--our taste in music, hobbies, and favorite books--in an effort to connect with a generation of students who were not alive before the Internet came into use. Here is one faculty member's account of using Facebook and some suggested rules for effective online engagement in this instant-messaging world.


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record, Date Published: April 10, 2008
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 15203, Date Accessed: 10/18/2017 12:00:28 AM

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  • Nichola Gutgold
    Penn State University - Lehigh Valley Campus
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    NICHOLA GUTGOLD is an associate professor at Penn State University, Lehigh Valley Campus.
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