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The Impact of Social Media
In The Classroom
Britt Watwood, Ed.D.
Image Credit: Social learning, MKHMarketing Flickr creati...
Changing Landscape of Learning
ACTIVITY
Platform of Participation
Publish
Media
Communication
Tools
Resource
Sharing
Social
Networking
Collective
Knowledge
Though...
Campbell, G., 2009. A Personal Cyberinfrastructure, Educause Review.
Gerlitz and Helmond, 2013. The like economy: Social b...
Web Timeline
1995 2000 2005 2010 2015
Wesch, M. (2009).
From Knowledgeable to Knowledge-able:
Learning in New Media Environments
The Academic Commons
“This is a...
Wesch, M. (2009).
From Knowledgeable to
Knowledge-able: Learning in New
Media Environments
The Academic Commons
“This is a...
Decision Process for Using Social Media in Classes ?
Bower, M. (2015) A Typology of Web 2.0 Learning Technologies, Educaus...
Principles from Learning Science
How Learning Works:
7 Research-Based Principles
For Smart Teaching (2010)
Ambrose, Bridge...
Students’ prior knowledge can help or hinder learning.
ACTIVITY
How might Social Media be
used to effectively surface prior
knowledge?
Twitter in
Visual Poetry Class
Expert/Novice Differences
HAVE
TEND TO
BUILD
Organization of Knowledge
Experts/In
structors
Rich,
meaningful
knowledge
str...
ACTIVITY
How might Social Media be
used to help students
organize knowledge?
Concept Map
As First Draft
Goal-directed practice coupled with targeted feedback enhances
the quality of students’ learning
(Ambrose, Bridges, DiPiet...
(Sprague & Stuart 2000)
As mastery develops and students gradually gain
competence within a domain, they first gain and th...
ACTIVITY
How might Social Media
enhance practice,
feedback, and mastery of
subject matter?
Writing Assignment
In Statistics Class
UT Twitter Experiment
ACTIVITY
In small groups, develop
one activity to leverage
social media in your class?
Share…
Next Steps ?
Contact and References
Britt Watwood
• Center for Advancing Teaching and Learning Through Research (SL215)
• b.watwood@neu...
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Social Media in Classrooms

  1. 1. The Impact of Social Media In The Classroom Britt Watwood, Ed.D. Image Credit: Social learning, MKHMarketing Flickr creative commons
  2. 2. Changing Landscape of Learning
  3. 3. ACTIVITY
  4. 4. Platform of Participation Publish Media Communication Tools Resource Sharing Social Networking Collective Knowledge Thoughts ? O’Reilly, T. (2007). What is Web 2.0 Nugent, J. (2012). The Changing Landscape of Learning
  5. 5. Campbell, G., 2009. A Personal Cyberinfrastructure, Educause Review. Gerlitz and Helmond, 2013. The like economy: Social buttons and the data-intensive web
  6. 6. Web Timeline 1995 2000 2005 2010 2015
  7. 7. Wesch, M. (2009). From Knowledgeable to Knowledge-able: Learning in New Media Environments The Academic Commons “This is a social revolution, not a technological one, and its most revolutionary aspect may be in the ways in which it empowers us to rethink education and the teacher-student relationship in an almost limitless variety of ways.”
  8. 8. Wesch, M. (2009). From Knowledgeable to Knowledge-able: Learning in New Media Environments The Academic Commons “This is a social revolution, not a technological one, and its most revolutionary aspect may be in the ways in which it empowers us to rethink education and the teacher-student relationship in an almost limitless variety of ways.”
  9. 9. Decision Process for Using Social Media in Classes ? Bower, M. (2015) A Typology of Web 2.0 Learning Technologies, Educause.
  10. 10. Principles from Learning Science How Learning Works: 7 Research-Based Principles For Smart Teaching (2010) Ambrose, Bridges, DiPietro, Lovett, and Norman
  11. 11. Students’ prior knowledge can help or hinder learning.
  12. 12. ACTIVITY How might Social Media be used to effectively surface prior knowledge?
  13. 13. Twitter in Visual Poetry Class
  14. 14. Expert/Novice Differences HAVE TEND TO BUILD Organization of Knowledge Experts/In structors Rich, meaningful knowledge structures Sparse, superficial knowledge structures SUPPORT Novices/St udents How students organize knowledge influences how they learn and apply what they know. (Ambrose, Bridges, DiPietro, Lovett, & Norman, 2010) Learning & Performance
  15. 15. ACTIVITY How might Social Media be used to help students organize knowledge?
  16. 16. Concept Map As First Draft
  17. 17. Goal-directed practice coupled with targeted feedback enhances the quality of students’ learning (Ambrose, Bridges, DiPietro, Lovett, & Norman, 2010)
  18. 18. (Sprague & Stuart 2000) As mastery develops and students gradually gain competence within a domain, they first gain and then lose conscious awareness of the skills and capabilities they are exercising.
  19. 19. ACTIVITY How might Social Media enhance practice, feedback, and mastery of subject matter?
  20. 20. Writing Assignment In Statistics Class
  21. 21. UT Twitter Experiment
  22. 22. ACTIVITY In small groups, develop one activity to leverage social media in your class? Share…
  23. 23. Next Steps ?
  24. 24. Contact and References Britt Watwood • Center for Advancing Teaching and Learning Through Research (SL215) • b.watwood@neu.edu • On Twitter @bwatwood • http://bwatwood.edublogs.org References Ambrose, S.A., Bridges, M.W., DiPietro, M., Lowett, M.C., and Norman, M.K. (2010). How Learning Works. Campbell, G. (2009). A Personal Cyberinfrastructure, Educause Review. Garcia, A. (ed.) (2014). Teaching in the Connected Learning Classroom. Gerlitz and Helmond (2013). The Like Economy: Social Buttons and the Data-Intensive Web Nugent, J. (2012). The Changing Landscape of Learning, Online Learning Path, CTE, VCU. O’Reilly, T. (2007). What is Web 2.0. Rankin, M. (2009) UT Twitter Experiment, http://youtu.be/6WPVWDkF7U8 Safko, L. (2012). The Social Media Bible (3rd Edition). Sprague and Stuart (2000). The Speaker’s Handbook. Wesch, M. (2009). From Knowledgeable to Knowledge-able: Learning in New Media Environments, The Academic Commons

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