What are the benefits of using online social networks in our classrooms?

UniversityofMinn -- October 02, 2009University of Minnesota researcher Christine Greenhow breaks down how her research has found that social networking sites like Facebook and Myspace can have an impact for learning and educational growth for high school students. By working with students in a Minneapolis high school to study how they use the social sites, she has discovered that the benefits may just outweigh any risks.

This video is part of the Expert Perspectives series at the University of Minnesota.