Thursday, June 7, 2012

Motivating College Students with Social Media & Web 2.0

Each month, I write a sponsored blog post for Cisco's GETInsight blog, which is part of the network, a global community of educators with a shared interest in change and innovation through technology.

This month's post explores the dual topic of the role a professor plays (or should play?) in motivating students and the opportunities social media and web 2.0 tools hold for boosting motivation in the online environment.  Included in the post are my perspectives on this topic and a specific sample of an Animoto video I created and shared in my online class to announce winners of student-nominated blogging awards (also embedded above -- shared with permission from my students).

Click here to read the post.  Enjoy!
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