Social Media

Social Media in Teaching and Learning  

General Resources on Social Media:

Daer, A. & Potts, L. (2014). Teaching and learning with social media. Programmatic Perspective, 6(2): 21-44. Retrieved from:

Joosten, T. (2012). Social Media for Educators: Strategies and Best Practices. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Kivunja, C. (2015). Innovative methodologies for 21st century learning, teaching and assessment: A convenience sampling investigation into the use of social media technologies in higher education. International Journal of Higher Education, 4(2), 1-26.

Social Media in Practice:

Al-Bahrani, A.; Patel, D. (2015). Incorporating twitter, instagram, and facebook in economics classrooms.  Journal of Economic Education, 46 (1), 56-67.

Bista, K. (2015). Is twitter an effective pedagogical tool in higher education? Perspectives of education graduate students.  Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 15(2), 83-102.

Deng, L. & Yen, A. H.K. (2011). Towards a framework for educational affordances of blogs. Computers & Education, 56(2), 441-451. Retrieved from:

Dyson, B.; Vickers, K.; Turtle, J. (2015). Evaluating the use of Facebook to increase student engagement and understanding in lecture-based classes.  Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education and Educational Planning, 69(2), 303-313.

Faulds, D. J. (2015). Overcoming geographical obstacles: The use of skype in a graduate-level social media and marketing course. American Journal of Business Education, 8(2), 79-94.

Giebelhausen, R. (2015).  What the tech is going on? Social media and your music classroom. General Music Today, 28(2), 39-46.

Gilfoil, D. M.; Aukers, S. M.; Jobs, C. G. (2015). Developing and implementing a social media program while optimizing return on investment--An MBA program case study. American Journal of Business Education, 8 (1), 31-48.

Maloney, S.; Moss, A.; Ilic, D. (2014). Social media in health professional education: A student perspective on user levels and prospective applications.  Advances in Health Sciences Education,19(5), 687-697.

 Sessa, Whitney L. (2015). Targeting millennials: Social media strategies within higher education.  College and University, 90 (1), 2-11.

Resources from other Universities:

University of Kentucky (n.d.). Social Networking Tools. 
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University of Saskatchewan (n.d.).  Social Media in Teaching and Learning.  
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