So what do the students think? Lila Rasche, age 18, studying Performing Arts at Shrewsbury College of Arts and Technology tells us about the student's perspective of using social media to access educational materials (01:45). At the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) the Information Team has been using Twitter for the last two years as a highly effective way to update students on exam timetables, grant information, housing benefits, opportunities and events.
It has been a while since I have shared an infographic with you; I came across “A world without Facebook” and I thought you might find some of their facts fun. The infographic is published by SingleGrain which clearly helps to show how big a role Facebook plays in our daily lives.
A series of recent posts on the UK Web Focus blog have summarised use of social networking service such as Facebook and Twitter by the 20 Russell Group universities.
Social media types are being created, identified and defined constantly. With the exception of crowdsourcing, all other social media types can be used in social learning.
This post was written by guest blogger Susan M. Bearden for SchneiderB.com At a recent Independent Schools conference, I was talking about social media with a Head of School (not my own) who said dismissively, “Oh, we outsource all our social media.”
If you are following this blog on a regular basis or worked with me on a social media project for your company in the past, you know that one of the corner stones in my strategy has been to use social media quite freely so that it fit with your habits and workflow.
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Until now, it hasn't been easy to choose exactly what you see in your News Feed. Maybe you don't want to see every time your brother plays a game on Facebook, for example.
Social media may have started out as a fun way to connect with friends, but it has evolved to become a powerful tool for education and business.
13.5K Shares 13.5K Shares × As social media continues to gain acceptance as a bona-fide communications platform, I thought it might be fun to have a cool fact about it for every week of the year.
23 August 2011 Last updated at 18:14 GMT