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Social Media and Locating the Best College

  • October 22nd, 2013 by SEM Contributor
Your choice of college can have a significant impact on your future. However, it can be difficult to select a college that meets your needs and preferences, considering that there are so many good colleges out there. One thing you can do to make your college search more effective and efficient is to use social media. Most colleges have social… Read more

Social Media and Selecting a College

  • April 22nd, 2013 by SEM Contributor
When you’re trying to choose a college for the coming fall, it’s easy to get frustrated. There’s just too much to consider. The faster you can narrow down the options, the sooner you can get things moving in the right direction. And one way to make this fast and easy for you is to use social media to help you… Read more

How Social Media Can Benefit Learning

  • March 19th, 2013 by SEM Contributor
There’s more to social media than lolcats and inane status updates. It often gets a bad rap as it’s the main blame for procrastination and distraction, however, if used correctly, it can provide the perfect space for learning. According to a recent study, students increased their engagement two-fold over a semester when asked to contribute to class discussions via Twitter… Read more

Teaching in a Digital Classroom

  • May 1st, 2012 by SEM Contributor
As time marches steadily forward and the technology around us continues to push its way more deeply into our lives, both personal and professional, the question of how to best educate our population is raised over and over again. With the shared understanding that, whether welcomed or not, high technology is currently making its place known in schools of all… Read more

6 Surprising Ways Social Media is Helping Educators Connect With Students

  • April 4th, 2012 by SEM Contributor
Twitter, Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn, YouTube, Pinterest… it seems there’s no end to social media and networking sites. As these technologies have emerged, some educators have become increasingly frustrated with students who use these sites during class, or who clearly have the time for social networking when they don’t seem to have the time to excel in their studies. But some… Read more

How to Easily Set up a Social Media Course

  • February 1st, 2012 by Ann Smarty
If utilizing social media opportunities is a must for your business, you should never assume that the people you hire are already aware of how to best take advantage of it. Whether your focus is on well-known giants like Facebook and Twitter or smaller, lesser-known social media channels, the training you offer to your employees will play a large role… Read more