A Visual Guide to Using Social Media

At edSocialMedia, we like to encourage our bootcamp attendees to practice using social media in their daily lives. If the user sees it naturally fitting into their social lives, we find that they are way more likely to use the tools in the professional careers.


Among many other great things, this Infographic from Online Colleges highlights how educators can use social media in the classroom (or office, for that matter). Note the amazing correlation of “Comparison of Faculty’s Personal and Professional Use of Social Media by Site.”



Use of channels such as YouTube, Facebook and Blogs are both the most popular in personal use as well as in professional use.


A Teacher’s Guide to Social Media
From: OnlineColleges.net


What else can be added to the list? How do you use social media in the classroom or office?

Madeline Riley

Madeline Riley was the Director of Publications at Stratton Mountain School, a ski and snowboard academy in southern Vermont. When she's not using social media, she's often doing something active, whether it be yoga, biking, and/or running.