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ERIC Number: EJ1084752
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 8
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1046-3364
Introduction Social Media as a Component of Reading Courses
Bresmer, Allison; Hynes-Musnisky, Elizabeth; Newlin-Wagner, Susan; Sikinger-Golde, Kerry
Research & Teaching in Developmental Education, v32 n1 p52-59 Fall 2015
Incorporating various forms of social media in the classroom enhances learning and motivates students to contribute to class lessons and activities. This article discusses some successful approaches for implementing wikis, Facebook, Pinterest and Goodreads in the classroom. Social media in the classroom has proved beneficial to developmental and credit courses at Nassau Community Colleges Reading and Basic Education Department. The various platforms offer instructors opportunities to develop creative, meaningful learning experiences for their students.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Two Year Colleges; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: New York