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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 »
Welcome to the social media graveyard. Joining the ranks of Gilbert Gottfried, Pax Dickinson, Mike Bacsik, as well as lesser known workers, we can now make room for college applicants.
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.
Interested in using Twitter or other social media in the classroom? This semester the Associated Colleges of the South kicked off a series of Google Hangouts related to pedagogy and technology.
With careful pedagogical design, Twitter can be used effectively to help students learn to read more carefully, make concise and supportable claims, and participate more freely in class discussions.
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 »
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 »