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Social Media Academics

Networking tools make learning an integrated experience

Implications - Going beyond today’s teaching tech is social media aimed at the classroom. From virtual internships to Twitter scholarships, social media tools and sites applied to education appeal to the modern day student—and teacher—who requires more than just a textbook or computer. This person is used to a constant stream of information, especially from peers, and as such, demands more integrated and interactive academic tools.
2.7
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
Patterns
Megatrends
7 Featured, 54 Examples:
269,176 Total Clicks
Date Range:
Oct 10 — Jun 11
Trending:
Mild

Featured Examples

Tuitionless Ivy League Education
Tuitionless Ivy League Education
Open Culture Brings Classes to Your Desktop for Free
Open Culture is an innovative education model that brings classes from the top international schools to your computer for free. The Open Culture platform brings together classes from Berkeley- and Harvard-caliber… MORE
Blog-Subsidized Studies (UPDATE)
Blog-Subsidized Studies (UPDATE)
$10,000 Granted for the 4th 'Blogging Scholarship' Award
College Scholarships is offering up to $10,000 to the most impressive student blog in its fourth straight year of the 'Blogging Scholarship' award. Targeted at college students, this prize caters to a… MORE
Live Webcam Networking
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
Virtual Internships
Virtual Internships
Toolwire Learning Environments Boast the First-Ever Online Interns
Although Toolwire's virtual internships might sound strange at first, when you consider that thousands of people log dozens of hours a week tending digital farms on Facebook, then suddenly they don't… MORE
Academic Check-In Badges
Academic Check-In Badges
Foursquare for Universities Program Now Availabe at All Global Campuses
After getting a plethora of requests from students all around the world, Foursquare is finally satisfying their campus check-in needs with the new Foursquare for Universities program. Foursquare’s collegiate… MORE
Twitterific Cash Scholarships
Twitterific Cash Scholarships
KFC Giveaway of $20,000 to the Best High School Tweeter
This fast food brand is getting in the social media game of contests and prizes. Introducing a KFC giveaway of $20,000 to the best high school tweeter. Who would have thought that a student could win a… MORE
Affordable Education Sites
Affordable Education Sites
BookAse Sells Students Textbooks at a Lower Price
BookAse is mainly aiming to students save money on their college textbooks. BookAse's price comparison includes new textbooks, used textbooks, rental, and international editions. It provides a comprehensive… MORE

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