Archive For The “socialnetworking” Category

Unidentified British soldier… | Flickr – Photo Sharing!

By | October 20, 2013

The National Library of Ireland using social media (flickr) to add information to unknown images.

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Worried About Internet Bullying & Predators? Props to Danah Boyd! « FreeRangeKids

By | February 16, 2012

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Demoting Halder: A wild look at social tracking and sentiment analysis

By | November 1, 2011

I’ve been holding conversations with friends around a short story I put up on the Web last week, Demoting Halder, and interesting reactions have come up. Originally, the story was supposed to lay out an alternative reality where social tracking and s…

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By | July 26, 2011

Interesting idea.  Wonder how it'd work in practice.

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The Why and How of Using Facebook For Educators – No Need to be Friends At All! | The Edublogger

By | July 6, 2011

Worth looking at and thinking about with regard to setting up our own guides for social media.

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Social networking ‘hits grades’ | Orange UK

By | May 10, 2011

—LOOK! A totally useless study designed to scare people funded by a company that offers Internet filtering.

"One in five parents think their children's school grades are suffering due to the amount of time they spend on social networking w…

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Social Networking In Schools: Educators Debate The Merits Of Technology In Classrooms

By | April 8, 2011

A Mashable article titled, The Case For Social Media in Schools, also details several reasons for advocating the use of social networking in the classroom and provides a real example of how it is affecting education in a positive way.

"A year aft…

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Professors With Personal Tweets Get High Credibility Marks – Wired Campus – The Chronicle of Higher Education

By | March 30, 2011

So the assistant professor in communications at Elizabethtown College designed an experiment for 120 students at the college and has just reported the results. It turns out that professors with personal Twitter streams appear to be more credible than t…

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Joseph Kahne: Is the Virtual World Good For the "Real" One?

By | March 30, 2011

Online communities are not the problem — in fact, they may be part of the solution. Many worry that youth who spend significant time on fan sites or in online communities tied to hobbies, sports or other interests will become socially isolated — or, …

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Connected Online Communities of Practice | Connected Online Communities of Practice

By | March 29, 2011

The 2010 National Education Technology Plan demonstrates the importance of educators becoming more connected to resources, tools, colleagues, experts, and learning activities, both within and beyond schools. Participation in online communities of pract…

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