Can I Safely Use Facebook with Students for Class Interaction?
You’ll explore what Facebook does well and how you can harness social media to support face-to-face and e-learning objectives for your students.
If you want to connect with students, isn't Facebook where you should be?
Between 80 and 90 percent of college students use Facebook.
If you want to connect with students, isn’t that where you should be?
That depends. Drawing on his background as a professor and educational technology consultant, presenter Barry Dahl, Ph.D., explores why you might—or might not—want to include Facebook in your online teaching toolbox.
In this Magna 20 Minute Mentor, you’ll explore what Facebook does well and how you can harness social media to support face-to-face and e-learning objectives.
Can I Safely Use Facebook with Students for Class Interaction? is short enough to fit anyone’s schedule, yet it’s rich with information you can use right away. After this session, you will be able to:
- Decide if a Facebook presence is the right thing for your course and your students
- Select the right way to use Facebook in higher education
- Create your own Facebook group and use it to communicate with your students
Find the best options for supporting learning using technology in the classroom
In this seminar you’ll learn:
- The difference between Facebook pages and Facebook groups—especially when it comes to privacy and different ways to share information
- The distinction between open, closed, and secret Facebook groups
- The varying degrees of access that different Facebook groups provide
- How other social media (i.e.Twitter, LinkedIn) can help you connect with students
Privacy is always a concern when dealing with online teaching and learning, and this seminar will show you how you can interact with students online without running afoul of FERPA regulations.
Dahl makes it easy for you to implement what you’ve learned, peppering his presentation with screenshots and live views of Facebook groups. He provides step-by-step instructions for developing a supplementary website.
Businesses everywhere are developing social media strategies. Why not higher education faculty? Order this seminar today and get started!
Product Code: PM12VA
Barry Dahl, Ph.D., is an independent contractor and consultant with a focus on e-Learning and educational technology. In January, 2012, he founded the College Compact of Online and Blended Learning Administrators (CCOBLA). The mission of CCOBLA is to provide connections for collaboration and community-building among the men and women who serve in administrative positions in higher education with a focus on the issues related to online learning and/or blended learning.
Barry served on the Board of Directors for the Instructional Technology Council from 2007 to 2011. The board concentrates on providing useful services to members schools (over 300) and holding the annual e-Learning conference at different sites around the U.S.
Barry previously served as the Vice President of Technology and Lake Superior Connect e-Campus at Lake Superior College (LSC) in Duluth, MN, where he was the senior administrator in charge of online learning at LSC. As Chief Technology Officer of the college, he had primary responsibility for the Computer Services department, Web and Information Services, and the e-Campus known as Lake Superior Connect.
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$99 - CD
$49 - On-Demand
$99 - CD
$49 - On-Demand