Presentation Title

Social Media (SM) and Learning Management Systems (LMS) [in] Teaching and Learning

Document Type

Poster

Session Description

Can social media be integrated in teaching and how? How much of the class interaction belongs to Twitter and Facebook and how much to other platforms such as Learning Management Systems (LMS)? Are students willing to consider leisurely activity on social media platform such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, etc. and allow instructors to use them as vehicles for learning content and expect learning interaction? Where does instructors and where does students preference lie when opting between CMS and social media and how it can be reconciled? What are the advantages of using social media as communication channel and what are the advantages of using CMS?

Keywords

LMS, D2L, Social Media

Audience Focus

Both K-12 and Higher Education

Start Date

7-29-2015 1:00 PM

End Date

7-29-2015 1:30 PM

Brief Biography of Primary Presenter

Plamen Miltenoff is a Professor at Saint Cloud State University, who teaches classes and workshops on facilitation/administration of online education, synchronous/asynchronous tools of communication, Web 2.0, social media, digital literacy, technology in education, new technologies in education, multimedia, interactive and Web development in education

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Jul 29th, 1:00 PM Jul 29th, 1:30 PM

Social Media (SM) and Learning Management Systems (LMS) [in] Teaching and Learning

Can social media be integrated in teaching and how? How much of the class interaction belongs to Twitter and Facebook and how much to other platforms such as Learning Management Systems (LMS)? Are students willing to consider leisurely activity on social media platform such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, etc. and allow instructors to use them as vehicles for learning content and expect learning interaction? Where does instructors and where does students preference lie when opting between CMS and social media and how it can be reconciled? What are the advantages of using social media as communication channel and what are the advantages of using CMS?