In previous years, students were disciplined for doing other things in class that might distract them from paying attention. Social media tools like Facebook and Twitter were once prohibited because they disrupted the learning process, but a new study has found that social media may not have such a negative effect on student participation. “Students in a study who were asked to contribute to class discussions and complete assignments using Twitter actually increased their engagement over a semester more than twice as much as a control group.”
Posted by: Sara | November 8, 2010
How to increase student engagement…. Twitter?
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