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Wednesday, 4th September 2013

Facebook Guide for Educators: A tool for teaching and learning

Source: Education Foundation (UK)

From Who is this guide written for?:

The guide is aimed at educators working with young people within schools, colleges, universities, work based learning, formal and informal learning settings. It looks at the way in which Facebook can be used as a tool to:

• Support subject teaching across the curriculum
• Support out of school hours learning
• Encourage informal social learning
• Enable easy communication between students, teachers and parents
• Support the development of digital citizenship skills

+ Direct link to document (PDF; 3.8 MB)



Having begun his career in academic libraries, Adrian Janes has subsequently worked extensively in public libraries, chiefly in enquiry work as an Information Services librarian. In this role he has had particular responsibility for information from both the UK Government and the European Union. He wrote a detailed report on sources for the latter which was published by FreePint in 2007, and has contributed articles to FreePint and ResourceShelf. He is involved in training in information literacy and the use of online reference resources.

A Contributing Editor to DocuTicker, he also write reviews for Pennyblackmusic.

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