Social Studying

Networks and apps augment traditional student experience
Implications - Students today have much more at their disposal than students of any other time. Along with traditional resources, contemporary learners have at their fingertips the ability to connect to other students via social networks and apps, which may help them in a variety of ways, from crowdsourcing solutions to math problems to getting live tutoring help. As an increasing number of students embrace this form of connected studying, an opportunity arises for more types of social media-based services and tools aimed at the modern learner.
SCORE: 2.4
Untested Top 6 Examples: 5,656 Total Clicks Sep 10 - Aug 11
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Live Webcam Networking - ViDoBounce Offers Students an Easy Way to Meet People Around the World
SCORE: 3.6
Mild 1,057 Clicks Pub: May 3, 11
Live Webcam Networking
ViDoBounce Offers Students an Easy Way to Meet People Around the World
Have you always wanted to meet people in your college or around the world as easily as possible? ViDoBounce, a recently launched website from a Bishop's University freshman, just filled that need. ViDoBounce… [More]
Social Networking Studies - The Kno Textbooks Facebook App Does Away with Procrastination
SCORE: 3.3
Mild 1,474 Clicks Pub: Aug 11, 11
Social Networking Studies
The Kno Textbooks Facebook App Does Away with Procrastination
The popular social networking website has been a delightful diversion to students for more than five years, so it may be a shock for many to see the arrival of the Kno Textbooks Facebook application. No… [More]
Portable Tutor Apps - The Motuto App is a Mobile Tutor for All Your School-Related Troubles
SCORE: 2.1
Untested 969 Clicks Pub: May 21, 11
Portable Tutor Apps
The Motuto App is a Mobile Tutor for All Your School-Related Troubles
The Motuto app for iPads and iPhones is the ultimate example of technology replacing human interaction. It is a virtual mobile homework assistant service and the only real-time mobile tutoring app of its… [More]
Social Media Test Scores - The Facebook Study Reveals Scores Based on Website Behavior
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Untested 846 Clicks Pub: Aug 11, 11
Social Media Test Scores
The Facebook Study Reveals Scores Based on Website Behavior
Although at first you may think that the general use of Facebook would negatively effect test scores, a Facebook Study has shown that it's actually how you use the social media website that will make a… [More]
Student Loan Micro-Lending - Kiva Student Loans Let You Fund a Student's Education
SCORE: 1.1
Untested 493 Clicks Pub: Sep 23, 10
Student Loan Micro-Lending
Kiva Student Loans Let You Fund a Student's Education
Education is always a good investment, and the Kiva student loans are a great way to invest a little bit of money towards a great cause. Kiva is a micro-lending site that has recently started letting investors… [More]
Crowdsourced Problem-Solving - Cramster is a People-Friendly Homework Helper
SCORE: 0.7
Untested 817 Clicks Pub: Sep 1, 10
Crowdsourced Problem-Solving
Cramster is a People-Friendly Homework Helper
Cramster acknowledges that students often cram for tests, and aims to help them in whatever way possible. This incredibly helpful site gets you answers to those tough questions in every subject. All you… [More]