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May 31, 2016

4 Ways to Use Social Media for Learning

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By Dian Schaffhauser, Campus Technology

These four uses for social media in STEM courses focus on deepening student learning through better communication. Social media continues to offer great promise for enhancing learning in the classroom. Much of the usage in college and university courses emphasizes collaborative activities, such as sharing ideas and building community — the social half of the term. But sites like Wikipedia, Twitter and YouTube are useful platforms for the media side too, enhancing communication and content delivery. Here, we look at how educators in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) are tapping into both aspects of social media for learning. Of course, many of their methods can benefit students in any subject.

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