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  1. 1. How Social Media Impacts Education By: Chelsey, Omar & Joon
  2. 2. Agenda  Introduction  How education has changed over the years  Timeline of social media  Positive Effects of Social Media on Education  Negative Effects of Social Media on Education  Social Networking in Kindergarten Classrooms  Classroom of the Future  Is School Easier or More Difficult Than the Past
  3. 3. Agenda  How Social Media Can Help Your Career  How Schools Can Integrate Social Media Into Classroom  Twitter in the Classroom  Integrating Skype into the Classroom  Utilizing the Dropbox Function  Facebook for Better Productivity  Webinars  YouTube in the Classroom
  4. 4. Introduction The following slideshare presentation will discuss the impact that social media has on education.
  5. 5. How has education changed over the years?  Chalkboards have been replaced by online forums.  Emailing teachers has been replaced with Tweets and Facebook Messages.  Calling or meeting up with group members has turned into online Skype Sessions.  Accessing resources has been made easier via online tutorials and YouTube videos.  Books are now being shared over social media platforms through ebooks.
  6. 6. Timeline of Social Media
  7. 7. Students’ usage of Social Media
  8. 8. Positive Effects of Social Media on Education  Facebook Messenger and the ability to make Facebook groups allows for ease of communication between students.  Individuals can message their peers and initiate group meetings which will lead to increased productivity!
  9. 9. Positive Effects of Social Media on Education  Increases users familiarity with technology as social media platforms can be accessed via several devices including laptops, tablets and smartphones.  Knowing how to effectively use technology is critical to success in school and workplace.
  10. 10. Positive Effects of Social Media on Education  Students are forced to use creativity when designing their social media profiles.  Creativity is important for individuals interested in website design, computer science, business, and more.  This is a skill that is generally not focused on in school.
  11. 11. Positive Effects of Social Media on Education  Social networking sites that are visually stimulating such as Pinterest and Instagram could potentially help generate new business ideas.  Students are encouraged to join LinkedIn in order to grow their professional contacts and be successful in their career.
  12. 12. Positive Effects of Social Media on Education  Due to the enormous market of Social Media, students are able to communicate globally and acquire knowledge about different cultures  Social Media makes collaboration easier for the students
  13. 13. Positive Effects of Social Media on Education  Teachers are able to use Social Media as a Educational tools  Facebook can be used to answer students’ questions about homework  Students are able to interact more with their instructors  Teachers will be able to understand their students better
  14. 14. Negative Effects of Social Media on Education  With more time being spent online, less time is left for individuals to interact in person.  Does not help improve verbal communication skills.  Lax attitude to spelling and grammar which may cross over into school work; which causes a need for spell check.
  15. 15. Negative Effects of Social Media on Education  Students sometimes forget that the internet has a long memory, which means the information (photos, videos, status updates) they post will be visible for years thereafter.  Regardless of what Institution individuals have studied at, if future employers check social networking sites and see past inappropriate behaviour they are likely to toss out your resume.
  16. 16. Negative Effects of Social Media on Education  Social media can be used to make negative comments about educators online.  Cyberbullying is made easier via social networking sites.  Harassment and shaming of peers may arise due to the increase in social networking users.
  17. 17. Negative Effects of Social Media on Education  Students rely on experiences and knowledge only from the Social Media Networks, other than real life experiences  Students prefer to interact through Social Media Networks than real life interactions.  Due to increase time spent on Social Media, students lose sense of time- management and need for physical activities.
  18. 18. Negative Effects of Social Media on Education  Students are distracted during their classes, due to Social Media applications installed on their smart phones.  The interest in education is slowly shifting towards Social Media.
  19. 19. Social Networking Making It’s Way Into Kindergarten Classrooms!  Social media is now being integrated into Kindergarten classrooms.  For example, one teacher encourages her class to tweet their parents and/or family members while at school.  This enables students to gain familiarity with technology and social networks at a young age.
  20. 20. Social media helping students  Students are able to develop themselves through Social Media  There are thousands of posts being posted every second from all over the world. Some may be useful and helpful to the student  Some students post pictures of their art works on Social Media to receive feedbacks.
  21. 21. Social media helping students  Many students show their talents through Social Media Networks  Social Media can be use for various purposes by the students  It can also be a source of information.
  22. 22. Classroom of the Future  All schools will be completely paperless and learning will be accompanied by laptops and tablets.  3D printers will enter classrooms.  Students will begin to learn coding at a young age and develop IT skills.  New social networking sites will arise and be integrated into school learning environments.
  23. 23. School Has Become Easier as a Result of these Advancements? FOR AGAINST • It’s easier to get in contact with your classmates which leads to higher productivity. • Easier for students to collaborate with each other and think outside the box. • Students can share resources for learning via social networking sites such as Facebook. • Online forums enable students to ask general questions and receive answers from other users. • Students can ask teachers questions via instant messaging or email. • i.e) Sheridan Slate enables instant messaging & emails to be sent to contacts. • Social networking sites like Facebook & Twitter lead to students becoming distracted in the classroom, taking away from in-class learning. • Social media sites are addicting and leave less time for studying.
  24. 24. How Social Media Can Help your Career  Blogger allows users to publish their academic articles online and establish credibility.  LinkedIn is a professional networking site that enables members to connect with other professionals, find jobs, and acquire contacts.  Social networking allows you to create and maintain relationships as business is “all about who you know.”  Having a thorough knowledge of social media platforms is important in careers such as event planning, marketing, and more.
  25. 25. Social Media in Post- Secondary Education  Social Media can be used to develop study major related skills  Ex) Marketing majors can use Social Media as an advertisement tool  Students are able to interact outside of school  Since many post-secondary students have part- time job, they are not able to stay at school at all times. Students can use Social Media to keep in touch and collaborate with each out for a project.
  26. 26. Social Media in Post- Secondary Education  Professors and Students can be more engaged through Social Media  Students can form a community with other students through Social Media  Students are able to learn relationship building skills though Social Media Networks. It is essential to have relationship building skills for students.
  27. 27. Social Media is Here to Stay!  Since social media isn’t going anywhere, we must learn what best practices can be applied in order to effectively integrate social media into schools.
  28. 28. How Schools Can Integrate Social Media into the Classroom 1. Encourage students to blog and develop their written communication skills 1. English Literature skills 2. Grammar Skills 3. Writing Skills 2. Encourage students to publish their well- written assignments online 1. Writing Skills 2. Grammar Skills
  29. 29. How Schools Can Integrate Social Media into the Classroom 1. Art competitions online through Pinterest and/or Instagram to promote creative thinking 1. Self-Development 2. Develop Art skills 2. Teachers should use Podcasts and YouTube videos in order to enhance student learning. 1. Students understand the content better 2. Possibility of increase in students grade
  30. 30. Twitter in the Classroom 1. Encourage students to follow their career idols on Twitter 2. Teachers can tweet regarding upcoming assignments and exams 3. Have a Twitter Party for students! 4. Useful for hybrid and online classes 5. Use a common hashtag so your students can have an online discussion/debate 6. Connect with other classrooms
  31. 31. Integrating Skype into the Classroom  Skype is a great way to deliver lectures online  Online students needs to have connection with the teachers  Skype solve the problem of geographical distance  It also saves students money of travel
  32. 32. Facebook for Educational use  Class mates are able to connect with each other outside of school  It will be easier for teachers to deliver information to the students  Teachers will be able to understand their students better
  33. 33. Utilizing Dropbox Function  Teachers can use Dropbox to have a similar look as slate where they can drop all slides as well as lectures  This process will save a lot of time for the teacher not to send out email every week  This process will also help student to be organized with their projects and notes
  34. 34. Facebook for Better Productivity!  Facebook can organize event and important dates for students  Sharing online resources will help catch the student attention as well as help them read it  It will help absent student to be in the circle to know what they have missed
  35. 35. Webinars  Webinars is like a classroom but its online and only the teacher can talk  This can be used to help students to share it over social media plat forms  This also help students to be in the same lecture even if they are at home
  36. 36. YouTube in the Classroom  YouTube will help teacher have more time to teach  YouTube can also use the video as an animation to help explain better  It also help the student to refer back to the explanation of the teacher
  37. 37. Challenges of Online Classes  Peers or educators may be unresponsive to emails and instant messages  Difficulty finding rubrics and online instructions  You may experience technical difficulties  For example, you may have technical issues when trying to participate in real time conferences
  38. 38. Challenges of Online Classes  Challenges of online class could be not understanding the content  Some students may or may not feel confortable connecting online and prefer face to face conversation  Some students might do better on an actual traditional class setting
  39. 39. Conclusion  In summary, social media has progressed over the years to become increasingly advanced.  As a result of these advancements, social media is now being integrated into the classroom setting.  Our research indicates there is much debate over whether social networking has a more positive or more negative influence on classroom learning.
  40. 40. Conclusion  A few of the positive effects social networking has on education includes increased productivity, collaboration an ease of communication.  However, there are also numerous negative effects including the potential for student harassment, slandering of teachers online and social networking as a classroom distraction.
  41. 41. Conclusion  We have concluded from our research that despite the pros and cons of social networking, it will continue to flourish.  Therefore, we must find a way to improve upon the positive effects of social media on learning while minimizing or completely eliminating the negative ones.
  42. 42. Bibliography  Are Social Networks Affecting Education?. Jacob Linao. (2013) Retrieved form:  Social networking: Teachers blame Facebook and Twitter for pupils’ poor grades. Andy Bloxham. (2010) Teachers believe social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter are to blame for pupils' poor grades, a study has concluded. Retrieved from: networking-teachers-blame-Facebook-and-Twitter-for-pupils-poor- grades.html  The Challenging Effect of Social Media on Education. Praveen K Panjiar, (2012). Can technology driven social media impact our education system? Retrieved from: of-social-media-on-education.html  How social media is changing Education. Don Power. 2012. Retrieved from:  7 Top reasons why educators need to use social media. Dean. (2014). Retrieved from: need-to-use-social-media/
  43. 43. Bibliography  Integration of social media in higher education environments Gonzalez, M. D., Davis, B. P., Lopez, D., Munoz, C., & Soto, G. (2013). Integration of Social Media in Higher Education Environments. Insights To A Changing World Journal, 2013(3), 43-62. Retrieved from =a9h&AN=93331019&site=ehost-live&scope=site  Students, Please Turn to YouTube for your Assignments. Graham johanson, (2011) using the flipped classroom approach. Retrieved from: turn-youtube-your-assignments  Dropbox: A Superb Classroom Tool. Jennifer Carey,. (2012) in The How of 21st Century Teaching, Voices, Web Tools That Deepen Learning. Retrieved from:  50 Reasons to Invite Facebook Into Your Classroom. Site Administrator. (2011). Retrieved from: invite-facebook-into-your-classroom/  O'Keefe, G. S., & Clarke-Pearson, K. (2013). The Impact of Social Media on Children, Adolescents, and Families. Retrieved from Pediatrics:
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  45. 45. Thank you