A New Perspective

Social Media, Digital Identity, and Student Learning Outcomes

Topics: Social Media, Student Experience, Student Affairs, Student Retention and Success, Career Services, Academic Support Programs, Academic Integrity and Student Conduct, Student Health and Wellness, Academic Planning, Academic Affairs

Taking a Unit-Based Approach

Encouraging Individual Departments to Tackle Student Digital Identity

Student social media use affects how all units within student affairs achieve their learning outcomes and deliver programming. As a result, some institutions employ a unit-based approach to digital identity education.

In particular, integrating social media programming into career services, orientation, residence life, and student conduct can have a significant impact on student learning outcomes.

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Engaging Students Around Digital Identity

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