Educators can no longer hide from the world of social media. Good or bad, it's here to stay, and being informed of what the research says concerning best practices for implementation is the best we can do as professionals.
Whether you are of the mindset that social media is distracting and unprofessional or engaging and necessary, hopefully you now have a good foundation of background information that can help shape your opinions and use of social media in the future.
The next page lists some resources to learn more about social media, including some that specifically deal with integrating social media into an educational setting. Following that is a list of references that this training course relied on for information.
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