Christine Greenhow

Christine Greenhow
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Social media in education, kids' use of social media, digital literacies and National Educational Technology Standards

Assistant professor of educational technology and educational psychology


Greenhow studies people's use of social media and learning and teaching with social media in schools, classrooms, and out-of-school online settings. Her recent work has examined learning in Facebook, MySpace, and Twitter (e.g., reading, writing, social support/social capital, science learning, argumentation, civic engagement, identity, 21st century skills) and the design of social networking (Facebook) apps for education. She is also exploring how social media are changing research and scholarship practices. Greenhow serves as director of communications for the American Educational Research Association, Division C.