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New Media in Society, Business & Classrooms
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Anglo-Saxon - The History of English (1/10)

The Open University shows a lighter side of the history of the English Language. Very funny, yet effective. Free learning from The Open University http://www.open.ac.uk/openlearn/languages/english-language-0 --- A look at what words the Anglo-Saxons and Vikings bou...
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Social Media - How to Build Facebook Friends and Fans for Your Small Business : MarketingProfs Article

A great 5-minute approach of how to look at your company's Facebook presence. Social Media - [Slide Show] Though it's great to have tons of Facebook friends, those friends are worthless if they aren't engaged. Here are six ways to attract and retain Facebook friends who ...
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Visions of Students Today

Visions of Students Today | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

Many views from students about their daily life.  This is peppered with sound bites and facts about media consumption and computer use in the lives of today's students.  The students' opinions about education today.

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Florence Gallez, Open Park Online News Production: A Proposal for a Code of Ethics for Collaborative Journalism in the Digital Age philiptan on USTREAM. Co...

Florence Gallez:Open Park Online News Production: A Proposal for a Code of Ethics for Collaborative Journalism in the Digital Age recorded on USTREAM. Conf...
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The History of Advertising on Facebook [INFOGRAPHIC]

The History of Advertising on Facebook [INFOGRAPHIC] | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
Advertisers will spend upwards of $4 billion on Facebook advertising this year. When did the social network become such an ad juggernaut? We chronicle its evolution.
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eLearning Goodies: Instructional Design and eLearning: Tips, Advice and Reviews

eLearning Goodies: Instructional Design and eLearning: Tips, Advice and Reviews | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
Wonderful online teaching resources. I wish I found this earlier.
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The Science of Social Timing Part 1: Facebook and Twitter Social Networks

The Science of Social Timing Part 1: Facebook and Twitter Social Networks | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

It’s important to know when the highest percentage of your audience is eavesdropping on your social networks—so that when you share content you’ll get maximum exposure. Use the following data to learn when your audience is most likely to tune in.

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Education Week's Digital Directions: Schools Struggle to Balance Digital Innovation, Academic Accountability

Education Week's Digital Directions: Schools Struggle to Balance Digital Innovation, Academic Accountability | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
Using educational technology in new and different ways to improve student learning is often at odds with standardized testing and other traditional measures of achievement.
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Six Pixels of Separation - Marketing and Communications Podcast - By Mitch Joel at Twist Image

Six Pixels of Separation - Marketing and Communications Podcast - By Mitch Joel at Twist Image | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

I am so happy that these two wise, practical leaders got together to share their opinions with the world. Six Pixels of Separation - The Twist Image Blog is marketing and communications insights from the edge. Mitch Joel will unravel the complex world of digital marketing and social media with the perspective of a digital marketing agency.  Their focus is on Content Creation

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Network Learning: Working Smarter

Network Learning: Working Smarter | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

The official blog of Henry Jenkins, the father of the term "Transmedia" He has some wonderful lectures available at the MIT open forum.

 

Here he talks about the importance of sensemaking, and what is wrong with our information seeking processess. 

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Curriki

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Curriki, the online education community, is building the first website to offer free, open-source instructional materials for K-12.
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What’s New at the MIT Center for Future Civic Media? | MIT World

What’s New at the MIT Center for Future Civic Media? | MIT World | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
Based on this roster of speakers, the MIT Center for Future Civic Media exists in a constant state of productive ferment, if not adrenaline rush. In a series of brief, timed talks, 13 (!
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Active Collaborative News Projects | OP Open Park

Active Collaborative News Projects | OP Open Park | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

Open Park is a new type of Journalism.  It is not among my highest recomendations, but it is interesting to watch the progress of this organization.  They can be quite radical.  They can also be quite eye-opening.

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Howard Rheingold illustrates how he uses bookmarklets and extensions to curate w/ Diigo, Scoop.it, Pearltrees

Howard Rheingold illustrates how he uses bookmarklets and extensions to curate w/ Diigo, Scoop.it, Pearltrees | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

Screenr | Instant screencasts: Just click record. Screenr’s web-based screen recorder makes it a breeze to create and share your screencasts around the web. Just click the record button, capture your screen & voice, and share the link.

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Make a note. Or 500,000 of them. | Evernote Corporation

Make a note. Or 500,000 of them. | Evernote Corporation | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

I'm angry with myself because I learned today that this is and has always been a free service. I thought it was a premium product with a premium price tag. I am happy that it is free. I am upset that I missed so many months of opportunity

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Online learning: The necessity and promise - The Answer Sheet - The Washington Post

Online learning: The necessity and promise - The Answer Sheet - The Washington Post | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
An educator writes that a well-designed and well-taught online course can meet students’ needs — and is the wave of the future.
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11 Ways to Learn in 2011: Instructional Design and eLearning: Tips, Advice and Reviews

11 Ways to Learn in 2011: Instructional Design and eLearning: Tips, Advice and Reviews | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
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Turntable.fm: The cool kids' Pandora?

Turntable.fm: The cool kids' Pandora? | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
Everyone knows Pandora -- that popular music-streaming site where robots pick songs for you based on equations.
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Vaclav Smil's Energy Myths and Realities, Book Review by Bill Gates

I love how Bill Gates shares his thoughts on the books that he is reading each month
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Social Media: Bridging The Gap [INFOGRAPHIC]

Social Media: Bridging The Gap [INFOGRAPHIC] | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

There is a large divide between those that understand social media marketing and technology. This Exploring Social Media Infographic shows the gap.

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