Crafting a Campus Identity: First-Year Students, Residential Life, and Social Networking

Wednesday, October 29 | 12:40PM–1:30PM | Room W224AB
Session Type: Professional Development
This session reports on a study exploring the relationship between the use of social networking applications and campus life. Online survey data from 3,000 first-year students living on campus describes how students use Facebook to create academic and social identities. We will discuss the institutional implications of social networking on recruitment, retention, and campus academic technology.


  • Laura Brewer

    Doctoral Research Faculty, University of Phoenix

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