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The Pros of Social Media for E-Learning | The Rapid E-Learning Blog

The Pros of Social Media for E-Learning | The Rapid E-Learning Blog | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
Social media has created a lot of ways for us to connect & share. In this post we'll examine a few pros of social media for the e-learning industry.
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How to Use Facebook Live for Learning: 5 outcomes, 4 things to remember, 4 mistakes to avoid, 1 great video

How to Use Facebook Live for Learning: 5 outcomes, 4 things to remember, 4 mistakes to avoid, 1 great video | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
It's no secret that livestreaming video that can be viewed later, is an incredibly powerful learning tool. In fact @MarkBarnes19 explained in this #HackLearning podcast, that livestreaming has the potential to break down the walls of school.

The problem is that despite we know this is true, it hasn't. The question is why?

The answer...

Because it's not that simple. Regardless of the platform, there are a lot of confusing little details. A Google Hangout on Air requires "7 Not So Simple Steps." There are platforms like UStream and Livestream, but still, not so simple and not so intuitive for others to find. Some people use Skype add-ons and equipment to record, but add-ons and equipment are not that simple.

But, there's good news. That has all changed.

Facebook Live puts the simple into livestreaming. Seriously! If you can write a Facebook post, you can "Go Live!" Here's how:

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How to Remove Embarrassing Social Media Photos [Infographic] | Daily Infographic

How to Remove Embarrassing Social Media Photos [Infographic] | Daily Infographic | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
Let's hope you and I never have to use this handy guide to cleaning up your image online, but just i

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28 of the Best Instagrams to Follow for Design Inspiration

28 of the Best Instagrams to Follow for Design Inspiration | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
Check out this carefully curated list of the best Instagram accounts for beautiful illustration, graphic design, photography, typography, street art, and more.
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100 Twitter accounts for Philomaths (Lovers of Learning)

100 Twitter accounts for Philomaths (Lovers of Learning) | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
A philomath is a lover of learning.  A philomath is not synonymous with a polymath; a philomath is a seeker of knowledge and facts, while a polymath is a possessor of knowledge in multiple fields. …
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The Power of Social Media as a Design Thinking Add-on — Emerging Education Technologies

The Power of Social Media as a Design Thinking Add-on — Emerging Education Technologies | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
Social Media can Play Numerous Meaningful Roles in the “Design Thinking” Classroom Many educators believe that their primary purpose isn’t necessarily to teach their students facts and figures, but to teach them how to think and solve problems. As part of
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5 Apps to Make Creative Facebook Cover Photos & Profile Pictures

5 Apps to Make Creative Facebook Cover Photos & Profile Pictures | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
On Facebook, your profile picture and your cover photo matter a great deal. Create the perfect Facebook cover photo with these five simple and free tools.
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3 Tools to Create Social Media Visuals : Social Media Examiner

3 Tools to Create Social Media Visuals : Social Media Examiner | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
Do you create custom images for social media? Discover three tools that make it easy to quickly create multiple graphics for social media.
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4 simple steps to launch your eLearning YouTube Channel

4 simple steps to launch your eLearning YouTube Channel | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
YouTube is well known for its vlogs, viral videos, and product reviews. However, it’s also an amazing platform for eLearning. Most of your online learners are watching and subscribing to channels on a regular basis. Why not give them the knowledge and skills they need using a social media platform they already use? eLearning tutorials, demos, and task walkthroughs are just some of the eLearning content that you can upload to your YouTube channel. In this article, you will discover the 3 key benefits of creating an eLearning YouTube channel, as well as 4 simple steps you can follow to launch one of your own.

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9 Visual Tools to Create Awesome Social Media Images : Social Media Examiner

9 Visual Tools to Create Awesome Social Media Images : Social Media Examiner | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
Do you want to create professional-grade social media visuals? Discover nine free tools to help you create beautiful visual content for your social media profiles.
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6 Ways to Use Twitter To Enhance In-School Professional Learning

6 Ways to Use Twitter To Enhance In-School Professional Learning | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
Here is a tweet I received from Jamie Sweeney on using Twitter to “enhance professional development”: Thinking about ways I might use Twitter to enhance staff development…any idea…

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40+ Hashtags to Follow to Learn About the Latest Teaching Trends – Teacher Reboot Camp

40+ Hashtags to Follow to Learn About the Latest Teaching Trends – Teacher Reboot Camp | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it

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Turn Your Instagram Pictures into a Virtual Museum

Turn Your Instagram Pictures into a Virtual Museum | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
Turn your Instagram pictures into a virtual museum in one click. Walk into your photo gallery in VR.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, August 20, 3:09 AM

Students can use this to create a VR space to view images from any public instagram account.

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How Social Media Can Help Students Study

How Social Media Can Help Students Study | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
With the right strategy, social media can make studying more collaborative and efficient.
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Using Social Media in the Classroom. Wiki

Using Social Media in the Classroom. Wiki | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it

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Twitter en educación... ¿Para qué? ¿Cómo?

Twitter en educación... ¿Para qué? ¿Cómo? | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
Twitter puede ser de gran ayuda al docente en muchas maneras. Es fácil encontrar ideas que nos ayuden a empezar a utilizarlo en clase; después de echar un vistazo aquí y allá, se nos ocurren algunas ideas para despertar inquietudes.

Por un lado, recordemos que los 140 caracteres presuponen capacidad de seleccionar y sintetizar lo que verdaderamente es interesante. Crear un hashtag supone elegir un tema y crear una pequeña comunidad que está interesada en ese tema, posiblemente con ideas interesantes que aportar, además tiene la ventaja de que no es una conversación como tal, por lo que puedes hacer una aportación y ver la reacción de tu “grupo”, con ideas que lo mejoren, retweets o likes, lo que supone que puedes estar contribuyendo con cosas interesantes y que ayudan. No pasa nada si alguien te corrige, te lleva la contraria o no piensa como tu, porque eso también enseña. Lo ideal es buscar gente interesante de verdad a quien seguir y que de verdad sea enriquecedor.

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Live Video: Creative Ways to Do a Live Show on Facebook 

Live Video: Creative Ways to Do a Live Show on Facebook  | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
Social Media Marketing Podcast 206. In this episode Lou Mongellow explores how to start a show using live video.

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16 great Wordpress plugins every blogger should use – Bizwebjournal

16 great Wordpress plugins every blogger should use – Bizwebjournal | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
While Wordpress is the best platform for your blog it needs a few great Wordpress plugins to give it the extra functionality so here is our list .

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5 Ways for Teachers to get Started on Twitter - Daily Genius

5 Ways for Teachers to get Started on Twitter - Daily Genius | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
Social Media and education have a complicated relationship. Most educators come into contact with it for the first time through a negative experience – a disciplinary action involving students or even peers. As such, many administrators have actively cautioned teachers against the use of Social Media, and many educators themselves have condemned Social Media as …
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3 Tools to Create Social Media Visuals : Social Media Examiner

3 Tools to Create Social Media Visuals : Social Media Examiner | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
Do you create custom images for social media? Discover three tools that make it easy to quickly create multiple graphics for social media.

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The Guide to Pinterest for Educators - Teachers With Apps

The Guide to Pinterest for Educators, Over 500,000 educationpins are saved to every day. NEW launch, Teachers on Pinterest, a collaborative education
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Tech It Up Tuesday: 26 Effective Ways to Use Twitter in Education

Tech It Up Tuesday: 26 Effective Ways to Use Twitter in Education | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
Welcome to the last edition of Tech It Up Tuesday for the 2015-16 school year! Today’s final tech-isode features a very useful infographic highlighting 26 ways educators can incorporate Twitter int…
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8 Ways Social Media Can Help a Student Achieve Their Potential by @LuBrenton 

8 Ways Social Media Can Help a Student Achieve Their Potential by @LuBrenton  | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it
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A Step by Step Guide to Help Teachers Create Facebook Pages for Their Classes via @medkh9

A Step by Step Guide to Help Teachers Create Facebook Pages for Their Classes via @medkh9 | Educational Use of Social Media | Scoop.it

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