The Use of Social Networking Tools in Language Learning

Claire Bradin Siskin

cisiskin@edvista.com

Overview; positive aspects

"Social Networking and Language Learning," by Lara Lomicka and Gillian Lord

http://people.clas.ufl.edu/glord/files/LomickaLord-SocialNetworking.pdf

"On the attractiveness of social media for language learning: a look at the state of the art," by Katerina Zourou

https://alsic.revues.org/2436

Negative aspects

"Why 90% of all Social Media Tools will Disappear" article by Ian Cleary

http://www.razorsocial.com/social-medial-tools-disappear/

"Why Social Media will Disappear," article by Jeff Bullas

http://www.jeffbullas.com/2012/01/19/why-social-media-will-disappear/

The Cult of the Amateur: How blogs, MySpace, YouTube, and the rest of today's user-generated media are destroying our economy, our culture, and our values, by Andrew Keen

https://www.amazon.com/Cult-Amateur-MySpace-user-generated-destroying/dp/0385520816/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1474472957&sr=8-1&keywords=the+cult+of+the+amateur

Some tools

Facebook

http://www.facebook.com/

LinkedIn

http://www.linkedin.com/

YouTube

http://www.youtube.com

Twitter

http://www.twitter.com

"The Twitter Song, by Ben Walker

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dYP-wBaqQAI

Weebly

https://www.weebly.com/

Tumblr

https://www.tumblr.com/dashboard

PBWorks for education

http://www.pbworks.com/education.html

Slideshare

http://www.slideshare.net/

Flickr

http://www.flickr.com/

Instagram

https://www.instagram.com

Skype

http://www.skype.com/

Podomatic

https://www.podomatic.com/

Applications to language learning

10 Social Media Tips for Reaching World Language Learners

http://www.edutopia.org/blog/social-media-for-world-languages-sarah-wike-loyola

 

25 Ways Teachers Use Twitter in the Classroom

http://linkis.com/www.simplek12.com/so/dXPBfs

 

9 rules of etiquette for academic Twitter use

http://www.ecampusnews.com/top-news/twitter-etiquette-academic-241/

 

50 Ways to Use Twitter in the Classroom

http://www.teachhub.com/50-ways-use-twitter-classroom

 

"The Use of Twitter in Language Learning and Teaching," by Esra Harmandaoglu

http://conference.pixel-online.net/ICT4LL2012/common/download/Paper_pdf/211-IBT41-FP-Harmandaoglu-ICT2012.pdf

PLNs

#ELTchat

http://eltchat.org

Learning2gether

http://learning2gether.pbworks.com/w/page/32204849/FrontPage

Webheads in Action

http://webheadsinaction.org

Google Tools

Google Calendar

share appointments

http://www.google.com/calendar/

Google Docs

create, store and share text based documents

From Google, click on "More" and select "Documents"

Google Spreadsheets

create, store and share spreadsheet documents

From Google, click on "More" and select "Documents"


Last revised: September 22, 2016