Using social media

If you are new to learning with social media, there’s some guidance from Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) and Sheffield Hallam University (SHU) that you may find helpful.

  1. MMU: Social media for social learning and teaching, resources available here.
  2. SHU: There is a dedicated site for using social media in learning and teaching ( It includes guidance on how and why social media can be used in teaching practice, along with a wide range of case studies sharing SHU colleagues’ practice.
  1. SHU: There are resources for students that are just as useful for staff  ( They include:
  • Using social media for learning – a guide to becoming strategic
  • Managing your digital footprint
  • How to use social media responsibly
  • Using social media to enhance your employability
  • Staying safe online
social media guidance leaflets
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