When I poll educators and ask, “How many of you are on Google+,” I get very few hands responses. Google+ is not just for Google employees and Google fanboys anymore. Google+ is the fastest growing social network, and offers some great ways to connect and learn with other educators that you cannot find on other platforms.
Google+ has quickly become one of my favorite social media platforms. I have connected with some great educators, and now moderate several communities. If you are not using Google+, you are missing out on some great features, and great ways to expand your PLN.
America's mental health system is in crisis. Despite Obamacare designating access to treatment on the same level as regular healthcare, there is no system to deliver it, with broad variations by state…
You sit down to start watching a show on Netflix, only planning to catch an episode or two before getting on with your life. The next thing you know it's Sunday night, your entire weekend is gone, dishes have piled up ...
It's missing #SOA @66 Episodes, still a good chart..
This groundbreaking EdTech study examines the way that modern technology is bringing remarkable innovation into the educational sector; a field which has historically remained fairly fixed and traditional for centuries. The report analyses the degree to which education is being made into a universally accessible, innovative, personalized, and adaptive experience, and finds that the these changes will be pivotal for achieving the United Nations’ goal of universal education by 2015.
"Parents are very powerful models for their kids," Davis said. "They see how tied their parents are to technology. It’s really not about the technology; it’s really about how we use it and how dependent we are on technology."
Sustaining Open Access Inside Higher Ed A recently proposed model on open-access publishing has drawn praise for rethinking the roles institutions, libraries and professional organizations play in promoting scholarly communication, but can its...
What would you say if we told you that it's possible to copy, translate, edit and even erase the text inside any image you find on the internet? Well, you can, and it's a lot easier than you might think.
All it requires is a new browser extension, called Project Naptha, made by developer Kevin Kwok. It uses a number of optical character recognition (OCR) algorithms, including libraries developed by Microsoft and Google, which quickly build a model of text regions, words and letters from nearly any image.
How can we encourage our senior student affairs officers to take an active role in using social media tools? How can SSAOs better support their division leaders who are already actively engaged? Today's post from Ed Cabellon shares ideas on how to inspire SSAOs to move forward.