Digitally Inspired Thinking: Can social media lead to deep learning in higher education?

Macchio, Erica

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Samuels-Peretz, D., Dvorkin Camiel, L., Teeley, K., and Banerjee, G. (2017). Digitally inspired thinking: can social media lead to deep learning in higher education? College Teaching, 65:1, 32-39. https://www-tandfonline-com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/doi/pdf/10.1080/87567555.2016.1225663?needAccess=true

Social media allows us to learn about many topics.  While perusing all these different topics on the many social media forums we get the yearning to learn more about items of interest.  Social media can lead to higher learning because it forces us to explore more about the little tidbits of information we come across.

Evaluation: I found this article useful because it made me think about how social media has become a big part of the way we learn.

 

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