Campus Technology: 6 Alternative Social Media Tools for Teaching and Learning

Leila Meyer has an interesting post at CampusTechnology on the use of social media in classes to further teaching and learning.  The 6 social media apps she spotlights are:

  1. VoiceThread
  2. Diigo
  3. Scoop.it
  4. Instagram
  5. Pinterest
  6. Feedly

Meyer highlights three benefits of using social media in classes.  Those three are:

  1. Putting concepts in context;
  2. Helping instructors keep course content up-to-date; and
  3. Fostering a sense of community both in and out of the classroom.

The full post is available here.

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