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Trending Topic: Social Media in Learning and Teaching at Macquarie

What concerns Macquarie academics about how students are using social media in class or for learning?   Which discipline areas are currently using social media in teaching at Macquarie? (hint: it’s not necessarily the ones you might expect!)

Find out the answers to these questions and more at the forthcoming seminar on Integrating Social Media into Learning and Teaching.

Integrating Social Media into Learning and Teaching Seminar
When: 11th November, 4pm – 5pm (drinks and canapes to follow)
Where: Y3A T1
Registration essential: email laura.williams@mq.edu.au

Professor Catharine Lumby and Dr Nicole Anderson were funded in 2013 by the Education Studio under the Innovation and Scholarship Program to explore the integration of social media into Learning and Teaching practice at Macquarie University. As part of their research, they conducted a survey of Macquarie’s full time, part time and casual academics, and achieved a high response rate.

The seminar, which is open to all Macquarie staff, will share key findings  from the survey and the recommendations that flow from the research.

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