TitleUsing social media in education, Part 2: Tools, support, and technical issues
Publication TypeBook Chapter
Year of Publication2012
AuthorsOsborne, Nicola
Book TitleIBM developerWorks
Keywordssocial media tools
Abstract

Social media offers the potential for educators and institutions to engage with students and other stakeholders in new ways. In this article we will explore the typical functions of tools such as blogs, instant messaging, and status broadcasting platforms, and examine their use.