Wednesday, March 28
10:15 AM-11:15 AM

Using Social Media in the Classroom in the Age of Fake News

Panel ID: 51926
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    Brian Kinghorn
    Marshall University
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    Daniel Krutka
    University of North Texas
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    Nandita Gurjar
    University of Northern Iowa
  4. Sabrina Thomas
    Marshall University

Abstract: Good digital citizens must have a grasp of how to appropriately use social media in their personal lives, especially in the age of fake news With 65% of American adults reportedly using social networking sites, it is becoming increasingly important to develop pedagogies for teaching about and with social media in the K-12 classroom This revolution is beginning with innovative educators incorporating social media into their university courses for preservice teachers Our panel is comprised of university educators who have experience teaching with and about social media in their classrooms They will share their experiences teaching with social media as as well as useful insights into what worked and what didn’t

Presider: Jeffrey Carpenter, Elon University


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