Helping Prepare Future Teachers for a Socially Networked World

ID: 52020 Type: Brief Paper
  1. Kelly Rippard, Old Dominion University, United States

Friday, March 30 11:50 AM-12:10 PM

Jeffrey Carpenter, Elon University, United States

Using an interactive infographic, this session will focus on the researcher's development and refinement of a questionnaire to help assess future teachers' use of social media The tool uses the unique vignette approach to have students rate social media posts on a Likert-type scale Students rate their likelihood of posting on social media given a certain appropriate or inappropriate vignette then they explain why they made the decision they made The tool is in its third semester of use and refinement, increasing its reliability Uses of the tool will be discussed as well as areas for growth and improvement


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