Expanding the Classroom-Using Social Media in a College Setting

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The benefits of using social media in the college classroom

The benefits of using social media in the college classroom

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  • 1. Expanding the Classroom
    Using Social Media in a College Setting
  • 2. Um, I don’t really want to be like this.
  • 3.
  • 4. BENEFITS OF SOCIAL MEDIA IN THE CLASSROOM
    INTERACT WITH THOSE OUTSIDE OF COLLEGE BUBBLE
    EXPOSURE TO MEDIA IN A DIFFERENT LIGHT
    GAIN COMMUNICATION AND WRITING SKILLS
  • 5. YOUR PRIVACY
    CYBERCROOK
  • 6. Allows for connecting with people across the globe who you wouldn’t normally get to converse with
    @onegleefan
    @druidDUDE
    (I wish)
    @anothergleefan
  • 7. THE USE OF RSS FEEDS AND GOOGLE READER MAKES FOR EASY-TO-READ ARTICLES AND FINDING GOOD SOURCES FOR RESEARCH A QUICK AND PAINLESS PROCESS
  • 8. MASHABLE TWEETS AN ARTICLE TITLE AND A LINK- VERY SIMPLE! SOMETIMES THESE INCLUDE INFOGRAPHICS
  • 9. FACEBOOK HAS NO CHARACTER LIMIT SO I CAN RAMBLE ON ABOUT CHOOSING YOUR WORDS WISELY AND CONVEY THE SAME MESSAGE BUT USE UNNECCESARY WORDS
    TWITTER PROVIDES YOU WITH 140 CHARACTERS. YOU MUST BE CONCISE AND CHOOSE YOUR WORDS WISELY
    VS
    THOUGH TWITTER MAY AID IN IMPROVING A STUDENT’S WORD CHOICE, YOU MOST LIKELY WON’T BE WRITING A NOVEL ON FACEBOOK SO YOU STILL HAVE TO KEEP IT FAIRLY SHORT AND TO THE POINT
  • 10. TAKE AWAY MESSAGE
    SOCIAL MEDIA IN CLASSROOMS CAN HELP STUDENTS:
    • REACH AND INTERACT WITH AN AUDIENCE OUTSIDE OF CAMPUS, MAYBE EVEN OUTSIDE OF THE COUNTRY
    • PROVIDE RELEVANT AND TIMELY INFORMATION IN A NEW AND INTERESTING FASHION
    • IMPROVE UPON WRITING AND COMMUNICATION SKILLS
    WHAT’S NOT TO LIKE?
  • 11. THAT’S ALL!
  • 12. Sources
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