Assignment 2 – Reflective Journal
An effective educator reflects upon his/her teaching and identifies ways it can be improved. The purpose of this assignment is to improve your reflective practice.
Social media is rapidly becoming a tool for personal and educational use. What do you anticipate the role of social media technology to be as tools for learning and motivation? Consider the following innovative techniques: Facebook, Twitter, mp3 players, podcasts, Jing videos, blogs, tablets, mobile devices, etc. How could you use such innovative tools in your own teaching? Provide at least one example.
For this assignment, you will:
- Choose one social media tool and describe it. (1 paragraph)
- Choose a way that the tool could be used in your own teaching. Provide a specific example. This strategy should be supported by a research or best practice reference. (1-2 paragraphs)
- Reflect on potential challenges that may arise with the use of this tool. (1 paragraph)
Create your assignment in Microsoft Word and use APA style for formatting (including a cover page and running header), citations, and references.
Please note: This is a short, focused assignment that should contain a maximum of 4 paragraphs. It should be no longer than 1½ pages (double spaced), excluding cover page and references.