Social Media continues to change the ways in which people can interact with each other. From chatting with friends to being a source of news and information, social media has a lot to offer.
Lee Dunn from Glasgow University has shared with us some papers he uses with his students in relation to how social media can benefit education. These resources should hopefully inspire us to consider how social media can be used in a learning and teaching environment and what benefits it offers
- Dunn, L. (2015) Social Media as a Professional Medium: An Equilibrium of Enthusiasm and Protection for Student Teachers. In: Social Media for Learning in Higher Education, Sheffield, England, 16th Dec 2015.
- Dunn, L. (2013) Teaching in higher education: can social media enhance the learning experience? In: 6th Annual University of Glasgow Learning and Teaching Conference, Glasgow, UK, 19th Apr 2013.
- Dunn, L. (2013) Using social media to enhance learning and teaching. In: Social Media 2013: 18th International Conference on Education and Technology, Hong Kong, China, 1-3 Aug 2013.
- Dunn, L., Dickson, B., Trinder, J., Kerr, J., and Andrews, M. (2015) Analysis of Digital Media: Supporting University-Wide Online Learning via Moodle. Project Report. University of Glasgow, Glasgow.