The Importance of Teaching Social Media

More reasons to get serious about teaching students how to use social media:

http://www.forbes.com/sites/danschawbel/2011/02/21/5-reasons-why-your-online-presence-will-replace-your-resume-in-10-years/

http://www.cnn.com/2012/07/11/tech/social-media/facebook-jobs-resume/index.html

These articles are primarily about getting a job post-college, but how long will it be before colleges ditch the traditional application process much like employers are ditching the resume?

(On a related note,  it’s interesting to see how many students in those Target “I got accepted to college” ads during the Olympics are sitting at a computer instead of standing by a mailbox.)

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