ConnectYard - Leveraging Social Computing to Extend the Learning Environment

Wednesday, January 21 | 2:30PM–4:30PM | Curacao 1-4
Session Type: Professional Development
Learn how ConnectYard helps colleges and universities tap the power of social media like Facebook to extend the learning environment into where students live and socialize online. ConnectYard helps students excel in their classes and enhance their educational experience by strengthening their attachment to your educational community. ConnectYard facilitates the formation of selective study groups to enhance peer learning; reinforces student-to-student and student-to-faculty connections; recommends and prioritizes potential study partners, tutors, and mentors based on a unique student matching engine; and promotes relevant study materials, academic support services, career services, campus events, and more.