The Journal of Economic Education Vol. 46, Iss. 1, pages 56-67, 2015. DOI:10.1080/00220485.2014.978922
Posted: 23 Aug 2014 Last revised: 4 Jun 2015
Date Written: June 1, 2014
Social media is one of the most current and dynamic developments in education. In general, the field of economics has lagged behind other disciplines in incorporating technologies in the classroom. This paper provides a guide for economics educators on how to incorporate Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook inside and outside of the classroom. The aims of the article are to discuss the potential benefits of social media for economics curricula, explain how to effectively use social media, and reduce some of the concerns associated with implementing new technology.
Keywords: economics, education, social media, information technology
JEL Classification: A22
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Al-Bahrani, Abdullah A. and Patel, Darshak, Incorporating Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook in Economics Classrooms (June 1, 2014). The Journal of Economic Education Vol. 46, Iss. 1, pages 56-67, 2015. DOI:10.1080/00220485.2014.978922. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2483255 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2483255