This paper elaborates on the idea of professors utilizing digital platforms including social media to enhance student learning through participation.

Intro: Hashtags coming your way, #OldWaysAreNotAlwaysTheBestOfWays. To all the educators who thought my use of  the # sign is read as “pound” then I am sorry to break it to you, you’re the “illiterate” one #Sorrynotsorry. If you can’t read that as a hashtag, It shows how you have fallen behind as our generation has creatively evolved by implementing signs, emoticons, images, numbers, and diverse languages into our modern day literacies. Literacy in which creates opportunity to connect with others, share ideas, and most importantly compose and consume each other’s literacies in our daily lives more than ever before with the help of digital platforms including social networks.  

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