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Saturday, May 23, 2009

Social Media Classroom

How can social media be used to teach and in general help people within organizations communicate their knowledge? I was part of a recent test at Georgia Tech that used these methods. A project by Howard Rheingold called the Social Media Classroom and Collaboratory is working on this. Good approach to follow:

' ... Although the Social Media Classroom project was born of a specific educational need for social media toolkits that are easy to install and use, the same SMC tools and curriculum can be used by businesses and NGOs as well as classrooms. In the enterprise, the SMC becomes a collaboratory where groups, teams, nonprofit organizations, communities of practice can bring the advantages of online media to the purposes of their enterprises. Knowing how to use social media productively is becoming more and more important to business enterprises and civil society.... '

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