How Blogs, Social Media, and Video Games Improve Education

Written by Darrel M. West, this article discusses how blogs, social media and video games can foster education. The author argues the use of these new technologies promotes new forms for participation and engagement, leading professors to become the “guide on the side” as opposed to the “sage on the stage” and move past the hierarchical, one-way relationship with faculty compiling the readings and students reviewing the texts.

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