Not long ago, social media was a phenomenon viewed by many in education with some suspicion: useful, perhaps, for marketing departments to issue press releases, but surely not a serious tool for academic or professional purposes? After all, isn’t Twitter just celebrity chit-chat? What could Facebook possibly have to do with a quality learning experience? Where does LinkedIn fit into the picture? asks Lis Parcell, senior e-learning advisor with Jisc RSC Wales.
Two Twitter-related things to draw your attention to for now with rambling insights to follow later.*. Get ready for our second #medlibs journal club led by Tony Nguyen on Thursday, February 27th at 9pm Eastern/6 Pacific!
In this eduhub webinar the ongoing research project “Social Media as a Catalyser for Cross National Learning” SoMeCat will be presented. The focus will be put on how students and teachers use social media for teaching, ...
Is Social Media Relevant? Take the Quiz ---- Before we talk social media, let's talk about the relevance of social media by taking a quiz. Which of the following is most likely to be true?
If you're going to ignore social media in the classroom, then throw out the ISTE Standards for Students and stop pretending that you're 21st century. Stop pretending that you're helping low-income children overcome the digital divide if you aren't going to teach them how to communicate online.
Social media is here. It's just another resource and doesn't have to be a distraction from learning objectives. Social media is another tool that you can use to make your classroom more engaging, relevant and culturally diverse.
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