Even if you haven’t been a social media maven in the past, the recent shift to online learning is pushing all of us to use social media to its fullest. Social media can be a great resource to turn to to gather information and inspiration about online education. Here are some tips to help you use social media to support your online teaching!
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Should We Incorporate Social Media Into Online Education?
Does social media have the power to improve virtual education? Can it solve most of the problems both online educators as well as online students strive to overcome each and every day? Would incorporating it into virtual teaching and learning make a difference? Check out this great article by guest blogger Emily Johnson for more information.
5 Computer Habits Every Teacher Needs to Form Today
Want to save yourself the time, energy, and stress that come with poor computer habits? Take a look at this article from Guest Blogger Mitch Pazanski for five essential computer habits that can improve your teaching experience.
Is your Classroom “Pinterest” Piqued?
Pinterest, the web-based social networking service that allows users to collect, store, and share images and information using “Pins” and “Boards”, is known for its use in the fashion, arts, and cooking industries. However, the app is not limited to personal and at-home use. Click here for a great Infographic from WorldWideLearn.com on the role that Pinterest plays in the classroom and how Professors and Students can use this great app to enhance their learning experiences.
Social Media in the 2016 Presidential Election
Check out these two great videos on technology in the 2016 Presidential Election and the effect of social media on the candidates’ campaigns.
Making the Leap: 7 Tips for New Online Learners
Will this semester be your first time taking an online course? While a syllabus should outline the technicalities and course navigation, the mental leap from traditional instruction to a virtual classroom can be daunting.
Here are 7 suggestions to make the transition easier.
16 Ways Educators Use Pinterest [INFOGRAPHIC]
Pinterest, the social network that allows users to “pin” content to their online bulletin boards, can be used in a variety of ways in education. Take a look and try some of them yourself.
7 Ways to Use Twitter Hashtags for Online Learning and Studying
Using hashtags on Twitter is a great way to collect tweets related to a particular topic. Here are 7 ways you can use hashtags to promote learning and studying in an online environment.
A Teacher’s Guide to Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC]
Social media has become an indispensable part of 21st century life, and now educators are finding ways to use it for educational purposes as well. The infographic below, created by OnlineColleges.net, suggests 25 ways to use social media for education,…