Social media by its nature is about collaborating, networking, sharing and generating knowledge and content. It has transformed the way we interact with one another. According to a report by the Babson Survey Research Group and Pearson Learning Solutions, faculty members’ use of social media has been steadily increasing since the survey was first conducted in 2010. (Wired for teaching) Online learning has been popular for quite a long time, but the inclusion of social media is something that’s relatively new. Could social media play a more central role in education especially in online education in the future?
Organization: Wilfrid Laurier University Industry: Post-secondary education Contacts: Melissa Stephens, Laurier’s manager of marketing and communications – recruitment and admissions, email@example.com; Sandra Muir, Laurier’s social media strategist, firstname.lastname@example.org Web references: Wilfrid Laurier University and its social media accounts including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube and Instagram, as well as other sources with links posted throughout this blog entry. Like any suitor… Read more »