Expanding the Classroom-Using Social Media in a College Setting

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Expanding the Classroom-Using Social Media in a College Setting

  1. 1. Expanding the Classroom<br />Using Social Media in a College Setting<br />
  2. 2. Um, I don’t really want to be like this.<br />
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  4. 4. BENEFITS OF SOCIAL MEDIA IN THE CLASSROOM<br />INTERACT WITH THOSE OUTSIDE OF COLLEGE BUBBLE<br />EXPOSURE TO MEDIA IN A DIFFERENT LIGHT<br />GAIN COMMUNICATION AND WRITING SKILLS <br />
  5. 5. YOUR PRIVACY<br />CYBERCROOK<br />
  6. 6. Allows for connecting with people across the globe who you wouldn’t normally get to converse with<br />@onegleefan<br />@druidDUDE<br />(I wish)<br />@anothergleefan<br />
  7. 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<br />
  8. 8. MASHABLE TWEETS AN ARTICLE TITLE AND A LINK- VERY SIMPLE! SOMETIMES THESE INCLUDE INFOGRAPHICS<br />
  9. 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<br />TWITTER PROVIDES YOU WITH 140 CHARACTERS. YOU MUST BE CONCISE AND CHOOSE YOUR WORDS WISELY<br />VS<br />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<br />
  10. 10. TAKE AWAY MESSAGE<br />SOCIAL MEDIA IN CLASSROOMS CAN HELP STUDENTS:<br />• REACH AND INTERACT WITH AN AUDIENCE OUTSIDE OF CAMPUS, MAYBE EVEN OUTSIDE OF THE COUNTRY<br />• PROVIDE RELEVANT AND TIMELY INFORMATION IN A NEW AND INTERESTING FASHION<br />• IMPROVE UPON WRITING AND COMMUNICATION SKILLS<br />WHAT’S NOT TO LIKE?<br />
  11. 11. THAT’S ALL!<br />
  12. 12. Sources<br />http://www.afb.org/Section.asp?SectionID=7&TopicID=330&SubTopicID=127<br />http://idesigns360.wordpress.com/2011/09/14/symptoms-of-facebook-addiction/<br />http://news.id.msn.com/okezone/sci-tech/article.aspx?cp-documentid=5263958<br />http://blog.brandlabs.us/volusion/tips-tricks/volusion-migration-from-ftp-blogger-to-hosted-blogger<br />http://weheartit.com/entry/9978529<br />http://www.iconarchive.com/show/high-detail-social-icons-by-iconshock/digg-icon.html<br />http://www.toxel.com/design/2008/08/13/collection-of-free-rss-feed-icons/<br />http://pannpann.deviantart.com/art/Vintage-Youtube-Icon-126045732<br />http://masonsklut.com/<br />http://www.iconarchive.com/show/sweet-social-media-icons-by-custom-icon-design/yahoo-icon.html<br />http://soul-amp.blogspot.com/2008/10/strange-glass-earth-globe-led-photo-art.html<br />http://www.topnews.com.sg/category/technology/technology?page=1<br />http://www.youoffendmeyouoffendmyfamily.com<br />http://iprblog.com/category/digital-media-news/<br />http://www.movieline.com/2010/05/kevin-mchale-on-glees-wheelchair-controversy-his-dream-tv-role-and-celebrity-gleeks.php?page=all<br />http://socialmediarage.com/2010/04/09/masha-what-the-fuuuuu/<br />http://www.problogger.net/archives/2008/05/08/5-tips-to-grow-your-twitter-presence/<br />http://trendsupdates.com/twitter-reaches-new-number-of-tweets-per-day/<br />http://www.thomascrampton.com/china/social-media-china/<br />https://twitter.com/#!/mashable<br />http://yoursocialmove.com/facebook-or-twitter-which-one-is-right-for-your-business<br />http://www.ideachampions.com/weblogs/archives/2011/09/the_timeless_wi.shtml<br />http://www.webdesignbooth.com/33-beautiful-social-media-icon-sets-for-designers-and-bloggers/<br />

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