Does Social Media Enhance Learning?

Over the past two decades, teaching and learning theories have shifted toward emphasizing the application of student-centered pedagogy. “Student-centered” refers to considering students’ interests before teachers’ interests; it puts students’ interests, learning styles, and abilities first. Today, learning is dependent on the use of portable technology, mobile devices, and social media. The idea of student-centered pedagogy is to provide an environment students are familiar with and thrive in. Online learning is proving to be a valuable way to educate and train individuals. A recent study conducted by SRI International, for the Department of Education, determined that students who partake in online learning environments tend to outperform students who receive face-to-face instruction. Learn More >>

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