"Social media is such a big part of our culture. Pew Research estimates that about 70 percent of the U.S. population uses social media in some form or another (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Snapchat), and that number is greatest in the 18- to 29-year-old age group (about 80 percent)."—Source: eCampus News
WHY THIS MATTERS:
If an instructor wants to meet students where they are, tapping into social media is a smart move. Read how social media can help build connections in courses as well as teaching students about digital citizenship.