Online LearningScholar's DeskSocial Media Corner

Composing in 3rd Person

One of the challenges of academia from the cyber sphere is preserving a formal atmosphere. Like most online programs, in American Public University (APU) we use a forum that’s similar to Facebook or LinkedIn as part of their classroom. The trend for many would be to write papers for the discussion or duties like we do in social media, but this is not always the right choice. Though the…
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Scholar's DeskSocial Media Corner

Using Social Media in the Classroom

Why should teachers use social media in the classroom? The solution is really straight forward, and it has to do with the changing times. It’s very important to classroom educators to work on mirroring society’s influence. According to the Facebook…