Social Media and Student Engagement

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Learning Theory

Connectivism is a learning theory for the digital age where learning is informal and networked for technology-enabled students (Siemens, 2007).


Providing Engagement through Social Media: Three Methods


Backchannel Chat through TodaysMeet

Join the chat here
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Twitter

Twitter Hashtags for Education

http://www.teachthought.com/technology/the-complete-guide-to-twitter-hashtags-in-education/

Facebook

Create a Page on Facebook

Google Plus

References and other Resources


Siemens, G. (2007). Description of connectivism. Retrieved November 1, 2007, from http://connectivism.ca/about.html

Siemens, G. & Conole, G. (2011). Editorial: Connectivism: Design and Delivery of Social Networked Learning. The International Review of REsearch in Open and Distance Learning, 12(3). Retrieved from http://www.irrodl.org/index.php/irrodl/article/view/994/1820

Bell, F. (2011). Connectivism: Its place in theory-informed research and innovation in technology-enabled learning. The International Review of REsearch in Open and Distance Learning, 12(3). Retrieved from http://www.irrodl.org/index.php/irrodl/article/view/902/1664