If you’re hoping to incorporate the use of social media into your classroom, you may want to consider the points Cengage Learning author Ken Baldauf makes in this brief video. Here, he talks about the importance of teaching students to use various technologies to learn, and he offers suggestions for how you can evaluate technology tools and apply them to use in your courses.

For additional insights on online learning and teaching with technology from Ken Baldauf, watch his presentation “Teaching Tech Online” from the 2013 Course Technology Conference. 

Do you use social media in your courses? What activities have you assigned? And, how have students benefited?  Share your ideas below.