“Social Media is the Same as Social Learning.”
“Social Learning is just for Fun.”
Heard either of these myths? Have they scared you away from exploring this idea further?
The truth is that the concept of social learning has been around since the 1970s (well before Facebook and Twitter) and, although not defined, social learning existed long before then. You may be incorporating social learning into your course without even realizing it!
Let’s go myth-busting! Check out this article, Debunking 4 Myths of Social Learning, by Blackboard to discover the truth about social learning.