Of course you can't have anything to do with participation online without citing Howard Rheingold! Here is a fantastic outline of some of the ways we participate and interact with social media. I would also argue that most types of interaction with social media are all different ways of participating in it.
Don't be fooled by this terrible social media marketing advice.
Janet Genser's insight:
A bible of sorts for how we can look at our participation in social media and reassure ourselves that we can ignore the pressure to be involved in everything. I often feel as though I have to participate in so many more things than I have time for and that I'm missing out if I don't- but it's really about finding what works for us and not worrying about the rest.
This paper focuses not only on participation but on teaching techniques for effective participation and necessary media literacy skills. Very useful for thinking about how we can bring the new generation into the tech and internet-heavy world it is becoming.
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