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Using social media in education, Part 2: Tools, support, and technical issues

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Original languageEnglish
JournalIBM developerWorks
Publication statusPublished - 10 Jan 2012


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.

    Research areas

  • social media, education, social media tools

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