About

SSMS is a research group at Florida State University interested in the how students use social media, both in and out of the school environment, and how social media use influences their learning (both formal and informal) as well as their interactions within the school environment.

We are:

Vanessa Dennen, Professor of Instructional Systems and Learning Technologies

Stacey Rutledge, Associate Professor of Educational Leadership

Lauren Bagdy, Doctoral Student, Instructional Systems and Learning Technologies

Jerrica Rowlett, Doctoral Student, Communication

Shannon Burnick, Undergraduate Students

Sarah Joyce, Undergraduate Student