In present days the importance of social media is going to be very demanding, yet there are some of us who perceives this social media as one of the harmful agents that deteriorates the academic atmosphere radically.
Rather than fighting a lost battle, the difficulty of using the web can be transformed into a prospect for excellence. All the platform of social media like LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter are used by a large group of people today. And the activities which are carried out with this platform are like networking, collaborating and sharing content with others. But there is other which is equally important this juncture is none other than producing knowledge along with the content with the use of this live platform and for all this is the most important feature the social media is performing in the background of high education. Competitor analysis is another thing that they can use.
There are some ways in which the platform of social media is serving all the students, professors, and universities:
For the life of every student, Social media’s role is very important as to impart knowledge and information. Through the use of social media, it is very easy to access data. It is easier and desirable to access every useful data through social media. Today all the students and teachers of the reputed institutions are associated with each other, and they use these platforms with excellence so that it can be effective for the educational purpose.
How is it useful to all who are connected with academic institutions?
In the modern time, college and university Professors are intensifying their usage of Twitter to host live speeches that in other way present a kind of support for the students in their hours off. And to continue with the changing world of education in the contemporary world teachers should be taken this stage with the exploring attitude.
The particular stage of Social media helps out the professors to be related with their learners, but these learners are always of institutional sometimes they are off-campus students and sometimes they are past students. Lecturers and Professors utilize the platform of social media as a method of education and for this special purpose; they create accounts and groups for the learners where the educational data can be imparted. University lecturers can distribute their thoughts with each other and point the learners to Facebook and LinkedIn. For this, all the university professors create a mark to allow their students to mark their posts which they give on the academic topic. The lecturers can also analysis the student’s obedience to observe their collective production which they have produced. Here planning digital strategy is vital
Here the professors agree that social media is preparing our society to get knowledge with these platforms and in doing this digital media is making constant upgrading so that it can be useful for all.
Marketing is one of the key explanations for why the university lecturers and professors adapting with this very set up in their classroom.
Not only this makes them able to do their work easily they can also make their brand with this ground which can enhance their professionalism and thus it is very easy for them to make a community who will worship them in their name. The very background of social media is a platform for the college and university lectures and professors where they communicate their thoughts and ideas with modern students. And their interaction with their students make them able to recognize the contemporary perspective, and thus they do some alternations within them, within their thoughts, and the collective production comes out as their personal opinion which makes them popular in the student group. In this way, the page of social media helps the community of the teachers to communicate with society.
Now- a- days it is a very common sight that pages of Facebook, accounts of Twitter, various other blog sites and the channels on the YouTube are being accessed by the university professors who are doing extremely well in their stream with it. These social platforms are greatly available in modern days which can facilitate all these professors to get high in their reputation. And everybody needs a reputation no doubt. But we will discuss how the platform of social media is being used by the educational institutions today.
A report finds that:
- Near about sixty-four percent of academic staff use the platform of social media for their private lives, whereas thirty-three percent make use of it for teaching.
- At least forty one percent people of them who are under age thirty-five using this stage of social media in their schooling.
- College and University Faculty especially in the subjects of Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences and, Applied Sciences, use the podium social media at high percentage than those who are in computer science, Natural Sciences, or in
- All choose wikis and Blogs for teaching purpose while LinkedIn and, Facebook pages have other purposes too that is mainly used for professional and social acquaintances.
- About eighty-eight percent of teaching faculty, irrespective of discipline, is using internet video in their classroom as the report says.
To build the relationship a new region in the field of social media is growing in recognition and it makes the public relationship out of the classroom where the students are freer to communicate their ideas.
In each campus of University and College, the advantages of the social media are being incorporated in every approach, maybe it in the field of admissions, or maybe it in the life of the campus. To make a communication with the classroom or with the former students this kind of social platform is serving the society positively.
People today are closely engaged with the page of social media at their every stage of life, and if you’re not accustomed to this digital page of social media, then you are certainly rejecting lots of potential listeners. So make sure that you tap into this huge potential.
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