Social media in study abroad

dc.contributor.advisor Joel Geske Bilsing, Devon
dc.contributor.department Theses & dissertations (Interdisciplinary) 2018-08-11T18:31:17.000 2020-06-30T02:59:13Z 2020-06-30T02:59:13Z Thu Jan 01 00:00:00 UTC 2015 2001-01-01 2015-01-01
dc.description.abstract <p>The purpose of this study is to determine what study abroad related topics are salient on Facebook and Twitter used by study abroad offices. National organizations provide standards of good practice for study abroad offices, but currently there is not a standard to govern the use of social media (e.g. Facebook and Twitter). While proper Facebook and Twitter use is not a magic bullet to increase study abroad participation, it is important to examine the salient topics in media used by study abroad offices to determine if the offices are addressing perceived barriers to and career benefits of study abroad through their communication. This study examined Facebook and Twitter use by study abroad offices through a framing content analysis.</p>
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dc.language.iso en
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dc.subject.disciplines Social Media
dc.subject.keywords Interdisciplinary Graduate Studies (International Development)
dc.subject.keywords Interdisciplinary Graduate Studies
dc.subject.keywords International Development
dc.subject.keywords education abroad
dc.subject.keywords facebook
dc.subject.keywords framing
dc.subject.keywords social media
dc.subject.keywords study abroad
dc.subject.keywords twitter
dc.title Social media in study abroad
dc.type article
dc.type.genre thesis
dspace.entity.type Publication Interdisciplinary Graduate Studies (International Development) thesis Master of Science
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