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, West Vriginia University, United States

Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in Jacksonville, Florida, United States ISBN 978-1-939797-07-0 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA


This paper describes an instructional design strategy to help teachers create learning activities that make effective use of social media. In order to create effective instruction, the designer should have a clear understanding of the intended outcome. Next, the designer should be able to identify the epistemic discourse they want to use in order to effectively match the most appropriate social media with the intended learning outcome. Using social media can create a rich learning environment that crosses all content areas.


Ahern, T. (2014). SOCIAL MEDIA AND EPISTEMIC DISCOURSE: DESIGNING INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES. In M. Searson & M. Ochoa (Eds.), Proceedings of SITE 2014--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 51-58). Jacksonville, Florida, United States: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved March 23, 2019 from .

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