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Education for - and about - communication and media
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Engaging Students Through Social Media: Real World Experience, Creativity...

Engaging Students Through Social Media: Real World Experience, Creativity... | Educommunication | Scoop.it

Social media has become an essential part of most people’s everyday lives, from checking Facebook and Twitter to posting blogs, Pinterest listings, and uploading YouTube videos. However, and with smartphones making it easier than ever to spend time on social media networks, in what ways can these networks be leveraged to engage and build a foundation for future student learning? While the potential of distraction is there, the right social media teaching strategies can lead to creative learning, and a productive approach to making social media part of ongoing professional development.

 

Read more, a MUST:

http://gettingsmart.com/cms/blog/2012/11/engaging-students-through-social-media-real-world-experience-creativity-future-employability/

 


Via Ana Cristina Pratas, Gust MEES, Adelina Silva
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davidconover's curator insight, April 6, 2013 3:54 PM

I think this article applies to teaching social video game design as well. The task is finding the time to uncover the right social media teaching strategies.

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Information overload: A recurring fear

Information overload: A recurring fear | Educommunication | Scoop.it
Shock of the new

 

If we want to understand the modern way we think about so-called “information overload” the best place to start is the 1970 book Future Shock by author and futurist Alvin Toffler.

 

In it, he said future shock is, “the dizzying disorientation brought on by the premature arrival of the future. It may well be the most important disease of tomorrow”.

 

BBC Future description goes here...


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