Join Kevin Kelly for an in-depth discussion in this video Learning as a social activity, part of Social Media in the Classroom.
- In the last video we looked at the differences among…social networking, social net-playing,…and social net-learning.…Let's look at how social connections in general…can influence students' abilities to learn.…Social learning describes…how our connections and environment…influence us as learners.…Collaborative learning…describes how groups affect how we learn.…Social belonging describes…what increases long-term motivation to learn.…And social networks describe…who can help us learn and how.…
In the 1960s and 70s,…Albert Bandura researched learning…as a process that takes place in a social context.…I really like the quote he gave.…"Learning would be exceedingly laborious,…"not to mention hazardous,…"if people had to rely solely on the effects…"of their own actions to inform them what to do."…He added:…"Fortunately, most human behavior is learned…"observationally through modeling."…Basically, Bandura stated that we learn first…by observing someone modeling something.…
Then we draw conclusions about what we see.…And finally, we make decision from the whole experience.…
- 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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