Social Media As A Platform For Tomorrow's Learning

8 October

40 of 150 seats reserved

02:00 pm - 02:45 pm
Session description

As the internet becomes more important in students’ daily lives, social media platforms help shape more sophisticated online behaviours, giving rise to both new learning styles and challenges, such as the spread of misinformation. In what ways can teachers take advantage of the popularity of social media to foster students’ agency over their own learning?
Participating teachers:
• Koen Timmers, Teacher, PXL Hasselt (University College), Belgium
• Dr. Najla Al Naqbi, Educational Technology Expert Innovation and eLearning Manager,
Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEC), UAE
• Derek Swanson

Alejandro Paniagua
United Kingdom Consultant, Innovative Pedagogies for Powerful Learning (IPPL) Centre for Educational Research and Innovation (CERI), Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Directorate for Education and Skills