Posts Tagged: Social Media


Video: Teaching with Twitter – Pedagogy & Practice

In this video, Dr. Robert Williamson, Jr. (@rwilliamsonjr) of Hendrix College talks about how he teaches with Twitter. The video was created from a Google Hangout, Social Media in the Classroom: Extending the Learning Community, between Dr. Robert Williamson, Jr. and Dr. Amanda Hagood (@ACSLearning) as part of the Associated Colleges of the South’s Blended… Read more »


Higher Ed Social Media Tweetup #HigherEdAR

Do you use social media and work in higher ed? Meet your colleagues over drinks and share your experiences at our first higher education tweetup! There’s no agenda, just an opportunity to connect and chat about the challenges and benefits of social media in a higher education context.


Learning from Facebook’s Blunders: 3 Rules for Confidential Data

Facebook’s atrocious treatment of user privacy isn’t news anymore, but the details are worth studying if you deal in sensitive data. Educational institutions handle a lot of confidential information, so let’s look at how Facebook inadvertently disclosed personal information on millions of users. The immediate cause of the leak was a software bug. Software is… Read more »

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Online Identities: Being Professional in Public Forums

If you are involved or interested in the tech industry, you may have heard about the incident at PyCon this year. I’m not going to go into the details. You can read about it yourself. However, it raises a question about professionalism and professional identity. According to Merriam-Webster, one extended definition of professional is “characterized… Read more »