Using Social Media Effectively in the Classroom

Using Social Media Effectively in the Classroom

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The rapid expansion of blogs, Twitter, wikis, and virtual worlds has dramatically transformed the landscape of education. Through highly accessible networks, these new media can integrate students into a learning community by enabling them to create, customize, and share content online. Using Social Media Effectively in the Classroom shows educators how to: utilize social media to best support learners resolve potential problems create a powerful sense of community within user-centered Web 2.0 technologies. Moving beyond basic explanations of technologies and how to use them, this book provides research-based, jargon-free, practical examples of what works, what doesna€™t, and why when it comes to social media. Organized according to the systematic process of instructional design, contributors describe innovative strategies for incorporating social media into educational settings as well as significant issues to be taken into consideration at each phase of planning, designing, teaching, and evaluation.Also, through the discussions after the museum trip, the instructor scaffolded students in the editing process of the written ... While implementing the informal discussions with the students, the instructor used a checklist and anecdotal notes as checkpoints for the final assessment. ... Class Colombo and Colombo (2007) described how blogs were used in a seventh grade science class to improve DI.

Title:Using Social Media Effectively in the Classroom
Author: Kay Seo
Publisher:Routledge - 2012-12-13

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