made 8; social media as a teaching tool: 9 cool examples

Just make us look cool.

That’s the nerd request Chapman and I are thinking inside when doing interviews, borrowed, like all our lines, from a decent movie, Almost Famous (that’s Zooey Deschanel, right, exactly as shown, telling her brother in the movie, "don’t worry, someday you’ll be cool").

Loreal Lynch of wrote about a selection of some innovative ways college professors are using Facebook and other social media tools to teach. came in at number 8, and my Kansas State colleague Mike Wesch, a professor of cultural anthropology who uses YouTube videos to explore the ideas of media ecology and cultural anthropology, came in at number 9.