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Using Facebook to Enrich the Online Classroom

Using Facebook to Enrich the Online Classroom | E-Learning and Online Teaching | Scoop.it
Some educators find Facebook daunting and potentially perilous, but the advantages are well worth it, especially once you master all the settings Facebook has to offer. Now, is it like being in the classroom? No, it’s not like being in the classroom, but it’s purposeful, interactive, and enjoyable, and exactly what my dry, strictly discussion-board online courses were missing. Facebook makes for an optimal virtual classroom, and this is why:
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Ten good reason why using Facebook would enrich your online classroom.

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Ten good reasons why Facebook would enrich online learning.
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Frightened by Facebook? Terrified by Twitter? Get a Grip on Social Media Instructional Strategies!

Frightened by Facebook? Terrified by Twitter? Get a Grip on Social Media Instructional Strategies! | E-Learning and Online Teaching | Scoop.it
EDUC 650 Integrating Social Media Instructional Strategies 
Online Course 1 semester hour graduate credit
Instructor: Dr. Kay Lehmann
Enroll today! Tuition and Registration
September 29 - October 24, 2014
Explore effective ways to use social media to connect communities of learners in virtual and physical spaces, to communicate with parents, and for personal professional development. Learn how to use social networks and cloud-based tools including Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and other personal learning networks.
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1 Semester hour of graduate credit and a whole lot of fun.  Kay Lehmann's timely class will demystify social media and help find your way in the 21st Century fast lane. 


Kay's a terrific teacher. This is an intriguing class.  Jump in the information is fine. 

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Kay Lehmann's curator insight, September 17, 2014 12:22 PM

Thanks Dennis for letting folks know there is still time and room to join my Social Media class for this fall!

Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, September 23, 2014 5:23 PM

LMS pros know social media has enormous engagement possibilities for all library users. 


The key is to understand how to integrated into your school.  Expert help from a great on line teacher. 

Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, September 26, 2014 6:10 AM

Frightened by Facebook? Terrified by Twitter? Get a Grip on Social Media Instructional Strategies!

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What Is The Best Time To Post On Facebook Or Twitter? [Infographic] | Alex Shaikh Dot Com

What Is The Best Time To Post On Facebook Or Twitter? [Infographic] | Alex Shaikh Dot Com | E-Learning and Online Teaching | Scoop.it
Web developing professional with diversified experience in advertising, marketing & SEO.
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Sharrock's curator insight, November 13, 2013 10:25 AM

I saw something similar for blogging.

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Integrating a Moodle Course into Facebook

Canadian Moodle Moot 2013 Vancouver, February 12 – 15, 2013Integrating a Moodle Course into Facebook Rafael Scapin, Ph.D.Coordina

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12 Facebook Page Functions You Might Have Missed

12 Facebook Page Functions You Might Have Missed | E-Learning and Online Teaching | Scoop.it
If you're anything like me you probably spend half your day checking your newsfeed for juicy stories and your Facebook page(s) for new likes and wall posts.


Here are 12 Facebook features you may not have noticed – all related to managing your Facebook page – so that you can step-up your social media marketing a notch or two.

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Facebook Updates Photos: This Week in Social Media | Social Media Examiner

Facebook Updates Photos: This Week in Social Media | Social Media Examiner | E-Learning and Online Teaching | Scoop.it
Facebook Lets You Enlarge Photos: Facebook has redesigned the Photos section of the personal profile. You can now highlight your photos to make them appear much larger. Plus, you’ll find your photos separated into different sections: albums, your photos and photos you were tagged in.
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Facebook and Your Brain | Psychology Today

Facebook and Your Brain | Psychology Today | E-Learning and Online Teaching | Scoop.it

You don't need a psychiatrist to tell you that the world has gone crazy over Facebook. The incredible hype over this month’s public offering showed us that as did the over 900 million people using Facebook at least monthly. Here’s a quick look at some brain chemistry to help explain why.
Some say that inside information is the fuel that drives Wall Street. Well, the inside dope on Facebook is dopamine, an organic chemical released in the brain and associated with pleasurable feelings.


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How to Create Stylish Presentations on Facebook Timeline Pages

How to Create Stylish Presentations on Facebook Timeline Pages | E-Learning and Online Teaching | Scoop.it

Here’s a a simple and yet very effective Facebook marketing tip – display a short presentation on your Facebook Page Timeline using photos.


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Top 10 Things You Need to Know about the New Facebook Timeline for Pages [Infographic] – Hubze Social Media Blog

Top 10 Things You Need to Know about the New Facebook Timeline for Pages [Infographic] – Hubze Social Media Blog | E-Learning and Online Teaching | Scoop.it

Compare old and new Facebooklayout features. 

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Study: Your Facebook Personality Is The Real You

Study: Your Facebook Personality Is The Real You | E-Learning and Online Teaching | Scoop.it

"A 2011 study from the University of Texas at Austin's Department of Psychology published in the academic journal Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking found that Facebook users are no different online than they are offline. The study also revealed strong connections between real personality and Facebook-related behavior. Social and personality processes, the study says, accurately mirror non-virtual environments."


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10 Beneficial Facebook Pages For Educators To Check Out | Emerging Education Technology

10 Beneficial Facebook Pages For Educators To Check Out | Emerging Education Technology | E-Learning and Online Teaching | Scoop.it
A selection of Facebook Pages providing resources and dialogue focused on education and instructional technologies.

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Power Search Facebook and LinkedIn: Online Research Tools and Investigative Techniques

Power Search Facebook and LinkedIn: Online Research Tools and Investigative Techniques | E-Learning and Online Teaching | Scoop.it
Editor's Note: The Verification Handbook for Investigative Reporting is a new guide to online search and research techniques to using user-generated content and open source information in investigations. Published by the European Journalism Centre, a GIJN member based in the Netherlands, the manual consists of ten chapters and is available for free download. We're pleased to reprint below chapter 3, by Internet research specialist Paul Myers.  
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Valuable techniques for any online student or teacher!  The section on advanced social media searches on Facebook and LinkedIn got me searching and tinkering again.  

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Facebook Guide for Educators


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Appears to have been written about a year ago.  

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Fiona Harvey's curator insight, February 8, 2014 11:15 AM

From the Education Foundation, although very basic, it might be useful for those who need step by step descriptions of each aspect of Facebook. Nice that one of our ex-Digichamps (Southampton University) has a quote there. 

Marco Bertolini's curator insight, February 9, 2014 2:27 AM

What can educators do with Facebook ?  Learning and teaching !  Here is a guide wich tell you how to do it !

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How to Embed a Doc or PDF in Your Facebook Fan Page | P3 Social & SEO

How to Embed a Doc or PDF in Your Facebook Fan Page | P3 Social & SEO | E-Learning and Online Teaching | Scoop.it
Learn about five options for adding a doc or PDF to your Facebook fan page, from simple solutions like SlideShare to more sophisticated Static HTML iFrames.
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This advice applies to all forms of online publishing, not Just Facebook.  I recommend this article to my students who are working on e-portfolios.  Here's a number of ways to embed content!

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How to Evaluate Your Facebook Page – infographic

How to Evaluate Your Facebook Page – infographic | E-Learning and Online Teaching | Scoop.it
How to Evaluate Your Facebook Page – infographic Facebook is a social networking service launched (How to Evaluate Your Facebook Page - infographic http://t.co/U5UIMGFz via @BerriePelser)...
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Kerry Adams's curator insight, January 18, 2013 7:44 AM

Nice post..thanks for sharing..

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Can Twitter Replace Traditional Professional Development?

Can Twitter Replace Traditional Professional Development? | E-Learning and Online Teaching | Scoop.it
Twitter and Facebook might soon replace traditional professional development for teachers. Instead of enduring hours-long workshops a few times a year, teachers could reach out to peers on the Internet in real time for advice on things like planning a lesson (or salvaging a lesson that’s going wrong), overcoming classroom management problems, or helping students with disabilities.
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Facebook Apps for eLearning | TOPYX Social LMS

Facebook Apps for eLearning | TOPYX Social LMS | E-Learning and Online Teaching | Scoop.it
Facebook has been making many inroads into education over the last few years. Many institutions are using Facebook sites to publicize events on campus, as well as to aid in their recruiting.
As well, many students, instructors and administrators are using a number of Facebook applications for a wide variety of academic purposes.
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Facebook Takes a Stand Against Employers Who Request Passwords

Facebook Takes a Stand Against Employers Who Request Passwords | E-Learning and Online Teaching | Scoop.it
Facebook will fight to stop employers from requesting access to their potential employees' otherwise private accounts.
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Facebook and Grades

Facebook and Grades | E-Learning and Online Teaching | Scoop.it
Facebook has taken a beating in the media over the last few years for what several studies have found to be the dire toll it takes on the academic lives of students.

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Should Professors Use Facebook to Communicate with Students? | Faculty Focus

Should Professors Use Facebook to Communicate with Students? | Faculty Focus | E-Learning and Online Teaching | Scoop.it
Nearly 85% of faculty have a Facebook account, two-thirds are on LinkedIn, and 50% are on Twitter according to research from Faculty Focus. But, professors’ use of social media shows we are behind the relationship curve when it comes to connecting with students. Only 32% have friended undergrad students and about half (55%) connect with some students after graduation.
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Your Guide to the New Facebook Timeline Privacy Settings - Social Networking and Internet Safety Information for Parents

Your Guide to the New Facebook Timeline Privacy Settings - Social Networking and Internet Safety Information for Parents | E-Learning and Online Teaching | Scoop.it
The Timeline feature that Mark Zuckerberg announced in September is now available to all Facebook users. If you’ve already activated Timeline for your own profile, you’re probably in the midst of adjusting to the new layout and testing out the new features. But what you might have overlooked are the minor additions to your Privacy Settings, making this a perfect time to review those settings in and making sure you have the most control over who sees what on your profile.
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The University of Facebook - Infographic

The University of Facebook - Infographic | E-Learning and Online Teaching | Scoop.it
From the layman users to businesses, almost everyone is part of the online social ecosystem. Now, the education industry seems to be picking pace as things are getting social in schools and universities.

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