What are the benefits of using social media in the classroom for educational purposes?
If you’re a teacher or educator, this is definitely a question that you should be asking yourself.
Most of your students are probably already using social media and, chances are, you’re using it as well. Why not leverage some of social media’s communicative benefits to improve upon your educational curriculum?
An infographic (posted below) was recently published by OnlineColleges.net that highlights some of the primary benefits of using social media in the classroom and also provides specific examples of how to use certain social media platforms for educational use.
Benefits of Using Social Media in the Classroom Infographic Highlights:
Social media improves communication by providing a medium for students ask questions for teachers and other students to answer.
Anson Alexander is a graduate from the University of Tampa with a degree in International Business and Information Systems.A previous IT Administrator for a medium size publication company, Anson has recently decided to work full time on his own business by publishing on AnsonAlex.com, publishing technology tutorials on YouTube and offering SEO, IT training and digital marketing services.His main interests include technology, social media, infographics, economics, marketing and web design.Connect with Anson on Google+.