Join Kevin Kelly for an in-depth discussion in this video Guiding learners in "identity management", part of Social Media in the Classroom.
- Before we start asking students to perform…learning tasks in social media environments,…there's another topic we need to cover.…It doesn't matter what age group you teach.…It could be middle school, high school,…community college, university,…or even professional development in the workplace.…Your students need to know how to develop and preserve…their identity as they use social media.…Identity management is a two-way street.…Students need to be aware of…how others portray and treat them,…just as much as how they portray themselves…and treat others.…
Their behavior is more public than ever,…even if they use a social media space…with access limited to the class or school.…In their 2012 book, "Understanding Digital Literacies,"…Rodney Jones and Christoph Hafner…outlined digital literacy practices…that all students need in the 21st century.…Two of the eight principles they listed…relate to students' personal identities.…They must be able to create and maintain…dynamic online profiles and manage large, complex,…
- 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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