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Faculty ToolKit: Using Social Media In Your Assignments: Assignment Ideas

Useful LibGuides

The following LibGuides can help you explore and expand on these assignment ideas with your students:

The information literacy tutorial is a great way to assign small research components to your students- such as finding a peer reviewed journal. The guide is full of screen-shots, videos, and simple to follow instructions. The Spotting Fake News LibGuide is a great resource for your students and can help them decipher the information they get through social media.

Assignment Ideas

These assignments and in-class activities will help you discuss the reliability of websites and social media sites in simple ways: