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Professors, Peers, & Pinterest

Professors, Peers, & Pinterest The role Pinterest is playing inside and outside the classroom On average, a visitor spends almost From March 2011 to March 2012, Pinterest Just how popular is Pinterest? unique visitors grew by 98 minutes 4,377% per month on Pinterest New to "pinning"? A few tips: O When you “pin," you are adding an image to your "board." Organize your boards however you like: by theme, color, month, etc. When you "repin," you are adding someone else's pin to your board. Don't worry about forgetting where your pins came from – Pinterest automatically links back to where you got the image. You can search for other Pinterest people's pins and repin them. Install the "Pin It' button, and you can pin any awesome stuff you find on the Intemet to your boards (see Pinterest Be sure to review Pinterest's E copyright and attribution Terms of Service before you start to pin. for specific infomation on copyright and attribution). You can make comments on other people's pins, "like" them, and repin them. I Repin Like Comment How are professors and teachers using Pinterest? & inspiration Orgot what you said, but architecture, photography, design, art classes Suggest reading materials Share quotes Visual sharing for they will never forget how you make them f "They may forget what you said, but they will never forget how you made them feel" One assistant design professor at a Missouri university pins examples of well-designed packaging, fonts, posters, infographics, advertisements, and more Teachers create visual boards to accompany specific class reading lists "This classroom runs on love, laughter, and lots of Diet Coke" Encourage student participation Show student work Education-related boards found recently on Pinterest: A joumalism student at Minnesota State University created a board to share Over 350 boards titled Boards include work by: "lesson plans" Student photographers at Northwest College stories about food allergies, like lactose and gluten intolerance, which shared words, pinned recipes, tips, Design students at Savannah College of Art and Design and more Over 400 boards with the keyword "classroom" Student peer critique Over 450 boards with the keyword "teacher" Point Park University's School of Communication has a board where students post their work and other students comment How do colleges use Pinterest? Outside the classroom In order to connect with potential new students, and keep current University of Oregon students and alumni They have a board for their Oregon Duck mascot as well as a board for football uniforms, because Ducks fans are endlessly fascinated with football fashion involved and informed, many colleges create boards that focus on: Sports teams Cute babies rock Sooners University of Oklahoma garb in one of the 23 boards for the school, and there's a board dedicated to th LD Game day tailgating breathtaking skies of Oklahoma ----........- Oberlin College Lots of snowy photos on these boards shouldn't surprise anyone, since the school is in Ohio Campus life Local interest University of Mississippi Dorm room makeovers and delicious Southern cooking are just a few things you'll find on the Ole Miss boards Fashion and college gear The CSU boards include tailgating tips and dorm room DIY ideas Fitness Colorado State University -........ Food Lucky for Drake, they have the best mascot in the world, the bulldog, because they have cute bulldog images galore on the boards Drake University Famous alums Mascot ---............. Groups and organizations Inside the classroom University of Minnesota Basic media graphics students pin examples of design and graphic work that inspires them Students in a web writing class create text and multimedia packages via Pinterest and share them with fellow students and the class professor Minnesota State University Pinterest boards are used to share visuals for collaborative assignments and peer critiques in journalism classes University of Southern California Northwęst Missouri State University University of Memphis Students in a journalism class use Pinterest for a social photography assignment In an entrepreneurial class, In media design classes, Pinterest is used to gather and showcase good design work Pinterest is used to curate Point Park University student mood boards for a public art project Why should you use Pinterest? But before you begin, take note: It's free! You can show, rather than tell According to Pinterest Tems of You can reach a wide audience Service, parental involvement is a must for students under 13 Students and other educators can participate with commenting, repinning, liking You can search on specific terms You can connect with other educators and students Created for © QuinStreet, Inc., 2012 WorldWideLearn Sources "State of US Intemet in Q1 2012", page 11, 2/State_of_US_Internet_in_Q1_2012 " Pinterest U.S. user engagement since May 2011, based on average minutes per visitor", "Teaching online with Pinterest", August 23, 2012, "Teachers Pin With Their Students", March 22, 201 2, "HowEducators Are Using Pinterest for Shoveasing, Curation", March 20 , 2012, howeducators-are-using-pinterest-for-shoveasing-curation080.html 2654413625327277 4664392793 20691 671797 2951 79203 "4 Colleges That Are Using Pinterest (Really Effedively)", July 11, 201 2,

Professors, Peers, & Pinterest

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