DT Exclusive: Social Media in the Classroom with Steve Woodward

Social media in the classroom has been a subject of some tension in the academic world, as many are concerned that the mandatory use of social media platforms might put student’s data at risk. However, as the new technology becomings increasingly intertwined with our day-to-day lives, some professors have started to integrate the new media into their courses. The Digital Tattoo had the opportunity to sit down with Steve Woodward, a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and visiting professor at the UBC School of Journalism to discuss his use of social media in his undergraduate journalism course, New Media and Society.

You can watch the full interview with Steve Woodward here, where he discusses some of the challenges social media can pose in the classroom.

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