History of Social Media [Infographic]

Here’s a handy timeline that highlights the “social” nature of the Internet and the fact that social media has a much longer history than one might initially realize…

A History of Social Media [Infographic] - Infographic

Introduction to Social Media in Education

Do you use Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube? Have you ever considered leveraging social media tools like these in your teaching? During this introductory online session I led on 9/28/2012, we explored what social media are and the pedagogical potential for use of social media in educational settings. We set the stage for future sessions to further explore use of social media tools and the design of engaging and innovative learning activities. Slides are available here.

For archives of other online workshops offered by NIU Faculty Development and Instructional Design Center, visit our YouTube channel