Way back in 2007, about the time social media and the so-called “conversation” really took off, Miriam Webster’s definition of the term really was about as archaic as it gets, the Epoch Times reports. Using “Forms of electronic communication” to intro social media was and is about as useful as the word “explosion” is to describe a thermonuclear blast. Fast forward to today, and using Facebook plus some social networks, apps and so forth, there’s a lot out there to empower students this Fall.  Those forms of electronic communication have now become near necessities. Yep, you can hook up before the semester begins via a virtual maze of school groups and tools. Here are a few tips to help guide you through the educationalist’s various digital innovations for everything from homework to ranting on that evil professor you just can’t stand…

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