Social Media in Learning

Guidelines for using social media in learning

Make sure privacy is protected

Disclosing personal information such as phone numbers, addresses, etc. on public social media sites is risky. Review the privacy and security settings and policies.

Comply with copyright laws

Photos, videos, new stories, etc. should be used only in compliance with copyright laws. Be sure to cite sources.

Promote student connection

Promote student and peer connections so that students can share their work and learn from each other

Carmen Parsons

Bibliography

(n.d.). Retrieved from http://socialwants.com/5-common-social-media-objectives/

Heick, T. (2012, July 14). Retrieved from http://www.teachthought.com/technology/how-to-youtube-your-classroom/

Social Media Guidelines for Learning & Teaching and Researchers. (2013, September 23). Retrieved from http://www.dal.ca/content/dam/dalhousie/pdf/university_secretariat/policy-repository/SocialMediaNetworkingGuidelines.pdf