Join Kevin Kelly for an in-depth discussion in this video Getting social: Social media, social networking, and other social tools, part of Social Media in the Classroom.
- This course is called Social Media in the Classroom,…and just about everything is Social these days.…The term Social Media is a popular catchall phrase…for Social tools.…The Conversation Prism does a great job…of depicting a wide variety of Social Media categories,…which are populated by different technologies.…You can see they range from Social Networks,…Micro Blogs, Social Marketplaces,…Wikis, Discussions, Video, Music, Pictures,…Social Bookmarks, and more.…
Let's look at some categories and technologies…that might be used in the classroom.…Collaborative authoring tools, Wikis, and discussion tools…allows students to share ideas, drafts, and feedback.…Popular tools in these categories include…Google Docs, Wikis, and Piazza,…a discussion form tool.…Media sharing sites are spaces where students…can interact around different types of Media…such as presentations, pictures, audio, and video.…Use Collaborative presentation sites like…VoiceThread for team presentations.…
Students can upload their own parts…of a group presentation and record audio for their slides.…
- Moving from social networking to "social netlearning"
- Balancing social media with in-class activities
- Creating social media guidelines
- Using Twitter for polls
- Using Facebook for student-generated test questions
- Connecting to real-world scenarios and people
- Using ReadWriteThink and Facebook to construct timelines
- Using Flickr and YouTube to collect student fieldwork
- Showcasing student work in online portfolios
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Using Social Media for Learning
2. Social Media in the Classroom
3. Social Media Outside the Classroom
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