The social media covers a wide range of applications including blogging, wikis, online forums, Twitter and Facebook. Most forms of social media are free and are easy to use. By 2009 Australians had become the world's greatest consumers of social media, according to the Nielsen 2010 Social Media Report, but so far schools have been reluctant to participate in this trend. This article explores some of the ways in which schools might use the social media, and the benefits they could bring.
This page provides resources to help faculty teach & assess information literacy skills. Resources may be adapted to suit your students' needs, online and on-ground. If you don't find what you need here, contact a librarian for more resources.
The value of what might be called “fan literacies” to the teaching of skills and concepts related to a range of curricular content, including (so far) writing fiction, the Hero’s Journey, and digital literacy/netiquette.
Digital literacy is not only about knowing how to use technology but also when and why to use it.Not everything can be taught using technology because technology is not an end in and for itself but only a means to improve learning and teaching.
As a teacher, you can use these graphics with your students to teach them about the craft of writing. You can also use them as visual aids in your lessons or simply hang them on your class board to constantly remind students of what they need to keep in their mind when it comes to developing the writing skills necessary to thriving in an academic milieu.
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Effective searching is an important skill. Whether your students are looking through a catalogue or using Google, the search terms and strategies they use will decide the quality of the information they find. Here we take a look at a few search strategies to help you find what you need.
RT @EleniZazani: #infolit: Great overview of the keynote "Mainstreaming Information Literacy" #lilac13 http://t.co/e1Rr5uLClM by @sheilayoshikawa (Information Literacy Weblog: Mainstreaming Information Literacy #lilac13 | @scoopit via @mishdalton ...
Social media technologies allow us to easily create web content to share with others, often on a mass scale, but also in a local context. The rise of social media has brought significant changes to the way people do business, socialise, obtain information and perform everyday tasks, and many educators are exploring the possibilities that the social media can offer for students, teachers and schools. In this article I describe some of these possibilities, based on my own experiences as a secondary teacher.
This guide provides instructions and ideas for using the Action Zone activities that are bundled in this Ethical Use Kit. The Sorting Hat Challenge requires searchers to dig for information within a site to find its author. Four new MicroModule Companions test skills in finding information about Copyright, Citation and Plagiarism (2 sets). In addition to serving as tutorial resources, each one may be used to assess the extent to which students are able to demonstrate skills in secondary searching and citing resources properly.
Sharing your scoops to your social media accounts is a must to distribute your curated content. Not only will it drive traffic and leads through your content, but it will help show your expertise with your followers.
How to integrate my topics' content to my website?
Integrating your curated content to your website or blog will allow you to increase your website visitors’ engagement, boost SEO and acquire new visitors. By redirecting your social media traffic to your website, Scoop.it will also help you generate more qualified traffic and leads from your curation work.
Distributing your curated content through a newsletter is a great way to nurture and engage your email subscribers will developing your traffic and visibility.
Creating engaging newsletters with your curated content is really easy.