Join our class discussions – on Twitter!

A few of my professors this semester decided to incorporate Twitter into their course design. I am excited about engaging with my cohort and faculty via a “new” (to our classroom) communication tool. I believe Twitter is an effective tool to encourage and facilitate faculty-student and student-student contact. Rey Junco’s research found that “Twitter can be…

Twitter and Orientation

One of the first things I did after starting my NODA internship was volunteer to help with social media in the office. Managing social media accounts and engaging with students online is something I love to do, and I try to create these opportunities (and be helpful) whenever I can! This year, instead of creating…

Teaching social media

Who is responsible for teaching social media? By “teaching social media” I mean how to use the various forms of communication classified as social media, teaching appropriate and responsible online behaviors (and as a result also appropriate behaviors in person), and teaching how to create an authentic and positive digital identity. After posting about digital identity…

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