Now updated- Top Ten Tips on using social media for platforms for teaching
Now, this might, at first glance, not really look all that relevant to a teaching blog, but one development that is definitely worth watching is the growing use of a range of social media platforms, both for informal social networking, but also increasingly for developing professional practice both for teaching and after graduation. So, a very good set of skills to develop while at University are social networking skills. There are a number of potential pitfalls though, so hopefully these Top Ten Tips will give you something to think about, whether you are a teacher planning a session using SM or a student planning to engage with these tools.
1. A Digital footprint is for life, not just for Christmas. Yep, for life. It is very difficult to erase and obliterate social media mistakes, so think before you post…
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