Universities in the United States have embraced it. To introduce social media in high schools it would have to be within a controlled environment and incorporated into curriculum programs. Learning methodologies such as ‘Project Based Learning’ (PBL) and ‘Inquiry Learning’ would be able to use Social Media to promote ‘connectivism’ a new paradigm of 21st century learning. Students create partnerships in learning by collaborating with other peers within the class or with students from other schools, localities or across the world.
The infographic produced by Online Universities is an informative and interesting update how Universities and Colleges in the United States have embraced it to complement students learning.