POST-SECONDARY CASE STUDY: Use Social Media and Collaborative Tools to Enhance Writing Proficiency and Research Skills

A session at The 6th Annual Summit on Education Technology Strategies for Colleges, Universities & K-12 Schools

  • Jonathan Obar

Tuesday 5th April, 2016

2:30pm to 3:00pm (EST)

Properly harnessed, social media and open source reference tools can strengthen students’ research capabilities. Review the success of the Wikipedia Education Program and learn how to apply it in your institution to improve students writing and research skills. Source practical tips to:

-Improve digital literacy
-Provide multi-layered feedback
-Increase student engagement

Gain an understanding of how you can use social media and collaborative tools to research and literacy skills.

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Jonathan Obar

Assistant Professor of Communication and Digital Media Studies, UOIT. Senior Advisor, Wikimedia Foundation's Wikipedia Education Program

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Time 2:30pm3:00pm EST

Date Tue 5th April 2016

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