Facing the Monster - Does Facebook Have a Place in Education?

What is your experience using social networks in your course? Let's have a discussion about what Facebook and other social networks do and don't do for education, as well as have a look at how it works.


More to Learn:

You CAN friend your students safely Article

Innovative Educator Blog - Facebook in education

Want better Grades? Try Fb - Article

Facebook in the Classroom - Article

Common Sense Media - privacy issues in SNs

Fb privacy tips for parents PDF document

The Anti-Social Media Site - Blog

Remove Fb ads script
This might be only for Windows

EXAMPLES of Educators using Fb:

go to link or search title in Fb

Dr. Jones's Monkey Business
"I set up a page to keep in touch with my community college students. It’s more for fun than for assignments, etc. I do it to post new research in science that we can discuss online because there isn’t enough time in class, and it’s fun!" - Dr. Jones

Friends of Dr. Will Fisher group. For sharing memories and thoughts for the newly retired and much loved YC music instructor

FacingIT - Facebook Group is for educators who are interested in using social media for education

Eng Lit Fb Discussions

Obsessed with Facebook

Via: Online Schools


Other Fb Sites


Facebook in Education page (by Fb)

Education Week page