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Teachers on Twitter: why you should join and how to get started

Teachers on Twitter: why you should join and how to get started | Using Social Media for Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Thanks to inspiring and generous teachers on the social media site, my passion for the job has been renewed

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3 Ideas to Blend Mobile Learning With Classroom Training

3 Ideas to Blend Mobile Learning With Classroom Training | Using Social Media for Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

"Mobile devices have become truly addictive.We use mobile technology for almost everything – to wake up early, track the calories burnt, find routes to places, jot down important information, order food, book tickets, read news – the list is endless.This addictive nature of mobile devices can be leveraged to engage your employees with mobile learning bites in a classroom training program."


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Lucas Inn's curator insight, December 10, 2016 5:05 PM

All about turning the pervasiveness of mobile technology into a positive

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How to blend mobile learning with classroom training? Read this article to find out: 

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Should MOOCs incorporate Facebook for collaboration?

Should MOOCs incorporate Facebook for collaboration? | Using Social Media for Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
News, voices and jobs for education professionals. Optimized for your mobile phone.
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Facebook for MOOCs: A Bridge for Student Learning

Facebook for MOOCs: A Bridge for Student Learning | Using Social Media for Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
I’ve long believed that Facebook is one of the most effective platforms for student discussion and collaboration within Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and other online course formats. Facebook is a virtual meeting place that encourages authentic interaction, sharing and collaboration. I’ve found that closed Facebook groups, created for a specific course, generate more discussion,…
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The space for social media in structured online learning

The space for social media in structured online learning | Using Social Media for Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
In this paper, we explore the benefits of using social media in an online educational setting, with a particular focus on the use of Facebook and Twitter by participants in a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) developed to enable educators to learn about the Carpe Diem learning design process. We define social media as digital social tools and environments located outside of the provision of a formal university-provided Learning Management System.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, January 21, 2016 1:49 AM

An interesting read.

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14 essential social media collaboration tools

14 essential social media collaboration tools | Using Social Media for Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Such is the beauty of collaborating together on social media sharing. Using collaboration to filling a queue or managing a social channel is a splendid way of saving time on social media.
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How to make a splash in social media

How to make a splash in social media | Using Social Media for Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
In a funny, rapid-fire 4 minutes, Alexis Ohanian of Reddit tells the real-life fable of one humpback whale's rise to Web stardom. The lesson of Mister Splashy Pants is a shoo-in classic for meme-makers and marketers in the Facebook age.
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What No One Tells You About Social Media in Education

What No One Tells You About Social Media in Education | Using Social Media for Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
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Energize Teaching with Social Media — Digital Humanities — Medium

Energize Teaching with Social Media - Digital Humanities - Medium
A guide for higher education faculty for introducing social media into the classroom.
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How Teachers Can Use Social Media in the Classroom

How Teachers Can Use Social Media in the Classroom | Using Social Media for Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Your students are posting personal updates and Tweeting anyway, so why not incorporate these tools into their schoolwork? Read on for tips to help you do it.

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5 Big EdTech Trends Worth Knowing About - Edudemic

5 Big EdTech Trends Worth Knowing About - Edudemic | Using Social Media for Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
The EDTech industry is yet in its infancy and is expected to grow cumulatively at the rate of 23 percent in the next five years. It is anticipated to be a $255 billion global business in the next 5 years (by 2017) as per GSV Advisors. E-learning is undoubtedly the future of the education industry.
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E-learning is undoubtedly the future of the education industry. Yay!

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20 ways of thinking about digital literacy in higher education

20 ways of thinking about digital literacy in higher education | Using Social Media for Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
From understanding what digital literacy is, to developing skills and establishing ethical principles for students, our live chat panel share ideas and resources for universities

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Ms. Corri's curator insight, July 4, 2013 2:53 PM

Since this is becoming very important to what we do with the Common Core, this seems a good read.

Richard Evans's curator insight, July 6, 2013 4:46 PM

Changing literacies for a digital future. 

David Cook's curator insight, August 7, 2014 10:34 PM

I found this to be a lot of bark with no bite.  But that's may be because I'm already sold on the need for digital literacy in education, and am much more interested in reading about specific content, frameworks, curriculum, etc. 

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To succeed as a 21st-century worker, you’ll need these new skills - Phoenix Forward

To succeed as a 21st-century worker, you’ll need these new skills - Phoenix Forward | Using Social Media for Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Today’s business owners value workers with broad skill sets. Check out the top 10 skills employers are looking for in 21st-century workers.
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8 Things You Should Know before Using Social Media in Your Course - OLC

8 Things You Should Know before Using Social Media in Your Course - OLC | Using Social Media for Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Planning to use social media in your upcoming course?  It can be a great way to enhance social learning and improve engagement.  There are a variety of available platforms, and many creative ways that faculty are integrating social media into their teaching Read More >
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How & Why to Use Social Media to Create Meaningful Learning Assignments

How & Why to Use Social Media to Create Meaningful Learning Assignments | Using Social Media for Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
I recently completed an online workshop through Online Learning Consortium (OLC) “Exploring Hashtags for Learning”.  We learned how to use hashtags, but also strategies to incorporate social media into activities and assignments to engage and involve students in meaningful learning. Following is the assignment I developed  (using Instagram) as part of the workshop, but first…
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crafting an online identity

crafting an online identity | Using Social Media for Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
This is a guest post from Mark Carrigan, Research Fellow at the Centre for Social Ontology: socialontology.org, The University of Warwick and Digital Fellow at The Sociological Review: @thesocreview. Mark tweets at @mark_carrigan and has recently published Social media for academics. The prospect of laboriously crafting an online image is probably somewhat off-putting. It’s certainly a recurrent theme in critiques…
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Why use social media to support learning?

Why use social media to support learning? | Using Social Media for Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
The Learning Systems Team of the Open University, the UK’s largest university and a distance learning specialist, talk a…

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Men catch up with women on overall social media use

Men catch up with women on overall social media use | Using Social Media for Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Some 73% of online men use social media, on par with the 80% of online women who say they do so. But there are still some gender differences on specific platforms.
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Using social media for eLearning (a look at the top 6 social platforms)

Using social media for eLearning (a look at the top 6 social platforms) | Using Social Media for Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Have you thought about using social media for eLearning? Even if you have in this article we break down each one and show you how to use them.

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In the age of information, there are countless platforms available to assist in eLearning, this article discusses the top six

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How to Use Twitter for Teaching and Learning | Edudemic

How to Use Twitter for Teaching and Learning | Edudemic | Using Social Media for Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Teachers can use Twitter to connect with experts around town to get perspectives that will enrich lessons.
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The Barriers To Using Social Media In Education (Part 1 of 2) | Edudemic

The Barriers To Using Social Media In Education (Part 1 of 2) | Edudemic | Using Social Media for Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
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A printable 1-page Twitter guide for all skill levels - Daily Genius

A printable 1-page Twitter guide for all skill levels - Daily Genius | Using Social Media for Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

"Whether you’re a new Twitter user or a seasoned pro, there are probably some things you should know. From the key terms to the hashtags to how long your tweets should be.

 

In an effort to help share some of the best bits of wisdom we’ve learned over the years, this 1-page printable Twitter guide should help you and your followers / friends learn a bit more about how to use Twitter. It’s short, sweet, and offers some useful tips, tricks, and lingo."

 


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5 Dimensions Of Critical Digital Literacy: A Framework

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A Simple Acronym For Encouraging Digital Citizenship -

A Simple Acronym For Encouraging Digital Citizenship - | Using Social Media for Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Digital citizenship, as we’ve theorized, has something to do with the “The quality of habits, actions, and consumption patterns that impact the ecology of digital content and communities.” In education, we love acronyms and initialisms–IEP,...
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Digital Literacy for Personalized Learning - LiveBinder

How do we model digital literacy skills as we support the development of digitally literate educators? This binder offers an overview of the six major goals of digital literacy with resources related to each.
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