Social media sites have always been a great source of entertainment and information across a variety of topics. The average person uses social media sites to keep up to date with current events, to connect with their friends and family, or simply to have fun.
It has, however, become apparent that social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and LinkedIn can have a much bigger impact or influence on people’s lives than simply being a source of entertainment.
At Oxbridge Academy, we have decided to embrace the social media trend, and to use it to bridge the gap between students and their peers (and instructors) in the context of distance learning. As we explain in our article on BizCommunity:
“with social media rapidly transforming every facet of our modern lives; the ‘distance’ in distance learning has become increasingly mitigated by a virtual sense of student body.”