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Social Media (Networking) Activity and Enhancing Learning (Part 3)

Social Media Wordle (c) Dr. John Weidert | learning education college students networking blogs blogging wiki video interactivity YouTube Twitter LinkedIn Facebook Instagram Tubulr This essay sets forth three specific suggestions for leveraging social media activity in the college environment: (a) Moving assignment posting and peer critique to social media platforms, (b) working harder to enable rich online discussions on social media platforms, and (c) rewriting traditional curricula into social media. In this section, each of these proposals will be discussed in detail, with attention to both the academic literature that supports the proposals and practical recommendations for implementation.Read More

Getting your comments approved on social media and blog sites

spammer Most social media sites and blogs that allow comments on articles and other content usually use a gatekeeper system to reduce the amount of spam and spurious information on their site. Like clockwork, I spend upwards of two hours each Saturday morning sorting through comments that have been held by the system for review. I like to keep my social media sites and my media professor site clean and simple. I’m probably not alone.Read More