Becoming social media savvy: using Web 2.0 to enhance education

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dc.contributor.author Yarrow, Linda
dc.date.accessioned 2012-05-11T19:24:26Z
dc.date.available 2012-05-11T19:24:26Z
dc.date.issued 2012-05-11
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/13818
dc.description.abstract Health educators empower individuals with knowledge to improve health. In addition to traditional teaching methods, social media, such as Wikis, blogs, Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube, can be used. Information is available from social media outlets 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Through social media, clients receive professional opinions as well as real-world information and emotional support from others dealing with similar health situations. Helping patients connect with others as a support system and educational resource should be part of the patient prescription for total care. en_US
dc.relation.uri http://journals.lww.com/topicsinclinicalnutrition/pages/default.aspx en_US
dc.rights This is a non-final version of an article published in final form in Yarrow, L. (2012). Becoming social media savvy: Using Web 2.0 to enhance education. Topics in Clinical Nutrition, 27(1), 34-40. en_US
dc.subject Education en_US
dc.subject Online health en_US
dc.subject Social media en_US
dc.subject Web 2.0 en_US
dc.title Becoming social media savvy: using Web 2.0 to enhance education en_US
dc.type Article (author version) en_US
dc.date.published 2012 en_US
dc.citation.doi doi: 10.1097/TIN.0b013e31824622a7 en_US
dc.citation.epage 40 en_US
dc.citation.issue 1 en_US
dc.citation.jtitle Topics in Clinical Nutrition en_US
dc.citation.spage 34 en_US
dc.citation.volume 27 en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid lyarrow en_US

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