Facebook in the Classroom

Several faculty members have talked with us about how they’re using Facebook in their courses, both online and face-to-face. They report that students are oftentimes more engaged in Facebook class groups than in Online Classroom discussions.

This article from Faculty Focus highlights ten ways that Facebook has improved a class. http://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/online-education/using-facebook-enrich-online-classroom/

What is your take on using social media apps to engage students? Have you used it, would you be willing to? What opportunities for research could emerge for you by doing so?

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