Social media plays a significant role in the education system, with many schools and universities are increasingly adopting the use of social media tools, especially social learning tools, in the classroom.
In my recently concluded workshop, I tried to resolve the query ” Can Social media actually help our education system or is it just a hype?“
What we feel at WITS Zen that if managed correctly, social media channels can do wonders for students. If not, then the poor implementation of social media channels can be detrimental to student satisfaction and engagement rates.
So, the Bottom line: Implement Social Media Channels and Social Learning Tools properly, or don’t do it at all.
This infographic takes a look at the pros and cons of social media in education:
Click the image to have a look at this awesome infographic. (Source: onlineuniversities.com)