How should educators respond to the opportunities and challenges posed by social media? Why we need to look beyond educational technology, and develop a critical media education approach.
The educational technology industry is showing a growing interest in social media. Commercial services such as Facebook and Twitter are widely used in educational settings, alongside customized platforms developed specifically for educational use, such as Moodle and Blackboard (which often include social media functions). And of course, MOOCS (Massive Online Open Courses) run by companies like Coursera, have become increasingly big business, after a faltering start.
- : https://davidbuckingham.net/2017/11/02/teaching-social-media-a-media-education-approach/
- : David Buckingham
- : David Buckingham blog