Navigating social integration into university on Facebook : Insights from a longitudinal study

  title={Navigating social integration into university on Facebook : Insights from a longitudinal study},
  author={Norma Elizabeth Barnes},
This article reports on the experiences of 26 first year students as they record on Facebook snapshots of their experiences navigating social integration into university. There is still a substantial gap in student transition success research conceptually framed by the understanding that first year transition is about becoming. Transition as becoming expands current conceptions of transition by situating it within the real world rather than just within university. Facebook status updates were… CONTINUE READING

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