"Well, it’s official, you can now officially cite social media sources in MLA and APA formats. Although this might not seem like a big deal, it is an important step in acknowledging social media as an important source of information for scholarly work."
There is a new digital divide on the horizon. It is not based around who has devices and who does not, but instead the new digital divide will be based around students who know how to effectively find and curate information and those who do not.
What is authorship learning? Essentially, it’s a learning-by-doing model of self-authorship that serves as a lever to push students toward independent learning and critical thinking. Hodge, Magold and Haynes (2009) describe it as “questioning trusted authority and leaving the safety of comfortable ways of seeing the world to explore multiple perspectives and construct one’s own beliefs, values, and vision.”