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Consider Your Audience
There are specific characteristics that create an effective classroom learning environment such as collaborating with fellow students, engaging students to question the instructor, and using technology to retain studentsí interest.
Teaching with LinkedIn
LinkedIn is a global social media service designed for professional networking with business colleagues or future prospects. Think of LinkedIn as a progressive method of discussing your work background and exchanging business cards, minus the actual cards.
Teach Marketing with Pinterest
Years ago, marketing ideas were presented using large presentation boards, drawings, or images and an impressive narrative to add a bit of reality to how the product may be viewed by others. Do you remember the hit television series Mad Men that is set in the 1960s?
Teach Political Science with Twitter
Using Twitter in a classroom requires careful planning to ensure that incorporating it into the course syllabus will optimize the learning experience. Twitter delivers access to numerous real-time current events that can be a valuable instructional tool.
Online Lectures on YouTube
Today, educators who have traditionally taught in a classroom are being compelled to use new technologies that assist the teaching process in a virtual setting. The goal for instructors making this transition, is to shift from teaching on-campus to teaching online as seamless as possible.
Using Facebook Groups to Collaborate
Countless universities have already produced a university network page to share campus events, highlights, and photos of those events. The group feature allows university educators to create a private group as a companion tool for their course.
Women and Social Media
Women have the desire to learn and grow, so much so that the number of female college students in the United States exceeds the number of male students.
Peer-to-Peer Learning with Skype
Today, teachersí roles are changing from instructing students to facilitating learning. Learning activities that promote group interaction are used as teaching strategies to broaden knowledge bases in classroom environments.
Why is Social Media so Alluring?
Social media offers many valuable capabilities beyond sharing a great selfie. It is a newly evolved form of socialization, and what once appeared to be a fad, is only gaining momentum.
Teaching and Learning Through Social Media
If you are interested in using social media during your educational journey, whether you are a student or teacher, please visit my distance-learning site for future articles on this topic.
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