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8 Reasons Why an Instructor Should Use Facebook and Twitter in a Course
February 7, 2013 – 2:59 pm | 5 Comments

Guest post authored by Renee Mandelbaum, adjunct faculty member at Harry S. Truman College in Chicago   Once considered non-traditional, unconventional, and even trendy, social media has certainty infused itself into many different spaces in …

Infographic: Popular Educational Twitter Hashtags
November 28, 2012 – 8:12 pm | Comments Off on Infographic: Popular Educational Twitter Hashtags

If you’re an educator but don’t use Twitter, we really think you should. It provides access to a never-ending amount of information for your own professional development and an additional platform for communicating with students. …

Using Twitter as an Educational Tool: R U Tweeting?
November 27, 2012 – 9:11 pm | Comments Off on Using Twitter as an Educational Tool: R U Tweeting?

Are you? If not, allow me to briefly explain why you should. Twitter is a real-time bulletin board for the web, smart phone, or tablet. A never-ending amount of informational tidbits are fed to the …

Twitter: A Tool to Engage the Online Student
October 13, 2012 – 7:22 pm | 5 Comments


Social networking sites can help foster student engagement.
Twitter’s minimalistic features make it a top contender among social networking sites to incorporate in learning environments.
In the virtual classroom, Twitter can help students create meaningful connections …