Use learning activities as a means of promoting active engagement and critical thought about issues associated with online society.
The following examples can be used to promote discussion and interaction in your teaching sites.
|Create a LinkedIn profile and share with others in the class.|
|Students search for the social media accounts of some prominent professionals in their discipline. Ask students to comment on the skills and experience they see on the profile.|
|Ask students to consider the advantages of having an online profile and CV as opposed to a paper one.|
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|Ask students to look at their Facebook sites and count how many advertisers are on their page.|
|Finding a news article about cyberbullying or trolling allows students to discuss what could have been done in the circumstances to protect the victim.|
|Ask students to compare the URLs of websites they use often. Do they begin with http:// or the more secure https://?|
|Form small groups of students and think of three different social media tools and to think about a discipline specific way each tool could be used in a workplace.|
|Ask students to comment on a moral dilemma. Such as:
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