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Degree of Freedom - MOOC

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Lore - The social network for education

Lore - The social network for education | Online Networked Learning | Scoop.it
The social network for education. Simple, elegant course management meets social networking. All for free.

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Gust MEES's curator insight, January 21, 2013 12:01 PM

A must read and try...

 

Gianfranco D'Aversa's curator insight, February 2, 2013 7:29 AM

The social network for education. Simple, elegant course management meets social networking. All for free.

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Twitter / kathyschrock: FETC presentation Apps and Notes


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Using Curation in Education

Using Curation in Education | Online Networked Learning | Scoop.it

"Students of all ages must be trained to search, select, qualify (and therefore disqualify), then enrich with their own thought, and then use and share information."


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Seth Dixon's curator insight, January 22, 2013 7:36 PM

This is a great article that demonstrates the value of curation in education (especially using the platform scoop.it).  Students today must sort through an array of online sources today.  As a professor/curator, I see part of my role being to present students with vetted, quality online information.  I demonstrate this in part ot provide materials for my students, but even more so to teach my students how to assess materials for themselves as they become the curators of information in their own right.    

Emiel Mulder's curator insight, January 24, 2013 3:40 AM

Leerlingen moet leren welke bronnen bruikbaar zijn en welke niet. Daar wordt echter maar weinig aandacht aan besteed... Hoe kan dit beter?

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The Three Most Time-Efficient Teaching Practices

The Three Most Time-Efficient Teaching Practices | Online Networked Learning | Scoop.it
We don’t measure productivity in academia in terms of hours logged. What are we gaining by the time spent? And are we finding the time we spend meaningful and rewarding?

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Seth Dixon's curator insight, March 5, 2013 6:06 PM

This article from the National Teaching Forum gives some great advice for teachers.  Simply put, working more hours doesn't always get the job done (I am living proof of that).  Becoming more time-efficient is absolutely necessary and these are the three tips:


1. Begin with the end in mind.

2. Use rubrics.

3. Embed 'assessment' into assessments.

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Twitter Users Often Retweet Without Reading Or Clicking Links, Study Reveals [INFOGRAPHIC] - AllTwitter

Twitter Users Often Retweet Without Reading Or Clicking Links, Study Reveals [INFOGRAPHIC] - AllTwitter | Online Networked Learning | Scoop.it
Twitter Users Often Retweet Without Reading Or Clicking Links, Study Reveals [INFOGRAPHIC]...

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Social Media in Higher Education: A Literature Review and Research Directions

Social media [technology] has become a growing phenomenon with many and varied definitions in public and academic use.

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31 Ways Universities Are Using Google+ To Communicate With Students

31 Ways Universities Are Using Google+ To Communicate With Students | Online Networked Learning | Scoop.it
31 Ways Universities Are Using Google+ To Communicate With Students...

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The effect of Twitter on college student engagement and grades

This study provides experimental evidence that Twitter can be used as an educational tool to help engage students and to mobilize faculty into a more active and participatory role.


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Support, engagement, visibility and personalised news: Twitter has a lot to offer academics if we look past its image problem | Impact of Social Sciences

Support, engagement, visibility and personalised news: Twitter has a lot to offer academics if we look past its image problem | Impact of Social Sciences | Online Networked Learning | Scoop.it

Academics are discovering that twitter is much, much more than a space on which to talk about the latest reality show. Mark Carrigan outlines what academics can get out of the social media service and why the academic twittersphere really is the most no different from presenting to an audience.


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Support, engagement, visibility and personalised news: Twitter has a lot to offer academics if we look past its image problem | Impact of Social Sciences

Support, engagement, visibility and personalised news: Twitter has a lot to offer academics if we look past its image problem | Impact of Social Sciences | Online Networked Learning | Scoop.it

Academics are discovering that twitter is much, much more than a space on which to talk about the latest reality show. Mark Carrigan outlines what academics can get out of the social media service and why the academic twittersphere really is the most no different from presenting to an audience.


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Available now: a guide to using Twitter in university research, teaching, and impact activities | Impact of Social Sciences

Available now: a guide to using Twitter in university research, teaching, and impact activities | Impact of Social Sciences | Online Networked Learning | Scoop.it

Following on from the lists of academic tweeters published earlier this month, we have put together a short guide to using Twitter in university research, teaching, and impact activities, available to download as a PDF or view on Issuu.


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Academic tweeting: building up your followers | Impact of Social Sciences

Academic tweeting: building up your followers | Impact of Social Sciences | Online Networked Learning | Scoop.it

Following the launch of the guide on using Twitter in university research, teaching, and impact activities, we look at some ways that those new to Twitter can build up their followers.


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Peer-to-Peer Review and Networked Scholarly Communication - Stian's PhD wiki

Peer-to-Peer Review and Networked Scholarly Communication - Stian's PhD wiki | Online Networked Learning | Scoop.it

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How to Twitter: the infographic

How to Twitter: the infographic | Online Networked Learning | Scoop.it

Just found this! Good summary of twitter for those yet to explore it. Source: Uploaded by user via David on Pinterest[...]


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Anne McLean's curator insight, February 3, 2013 12:57 AM

Twitter is the fastest way to communicate hot news to students.

Mary Perfitt-Nelson's curator insight, February 3, 2013 5:29 PM

Updated info!

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Summary of #scoopitchat this Week

I was glad to be a featured guest on #scoopitchat this week.  The goal was to discuss and share ideas about how digital content curation can be impacting education.   

 


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Twitter thrashes Facebook in Super Bowl battle of the social networks

Twitter thrashes Facebook in Super Bowl battle of the social networks | Online Networked Learning | Scoop.it
Super Bowl XLVII was close on the pitch, but the battle of the social networks was a walkover, with Twitter being mentioned in half of all adverts aired during coverage on the US television network CBS.

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Seth Dixon's curator insight, February 5, 2013 9:54 AM

This is why I keep harping on educators to join Twitter--it's function let's it occupy a different ecological niche than Facebook.  This function is towards professional and personal interests, and not based on who you already know.  In other words, you can absolutely be a professional on Twitter and get a professional network that will help facilitate your growth. 

Tim Johnsom's curator insight, February 5, 2013 7:30 PM

Interesting stuff about the battle of the 2 social media titans!

Sean Barn's curator insight, February 13, 2013 1:40 PM

MyHub Social Stats......


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An Introduction to Twitter in Higher Education

An Introduction toTwitter in HigherEducation

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Social media: A guide for researchers | Research Information Network

Social media: A guide for researchers | Research Information Network | Online Networked Learning | Scoop.it

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Twitter Users Often Retweet Without Reading Or Clicking Links, Study Reveals [INFOGRAPHIC] - AllTwitter

Twitter Users Often Retweet Without Reading Or Clicking Links, Study Reveals [INFOGRAPHIC] - AllTwitter | Online Networked Learning | Scoop.it
Twitter Users Often Retweet Without Reading Or Clicking Links, Study Reveals [INFOGRAPHIC]...

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What’s in a name? Academic identity in the metadata age

What’s in a name? Academic identity in the metadata age | Online Networked Learning | Scoop.it
Professional identity is everything in academia, so Melissa Terras was shocked to discover the Internet had suddenly made her a specialist in Tarot Symbolism. Google Scholar and other online resour...

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Top Twitter Tips for Academics

More and more academics are turning to Twitter to connect with their peers and promote their work, but how can academics get the most out of Twitter?

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Use of blogs, Twitter and Facebook by PhD Students for Scholarly Communication: A UK study (Manchester eScholar Services - The University of Manchester)


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Vania's curator insight, February 21, 2013 11:47 PM

the question is not if they use it, but how they do it... right?

REDES DE APRENDENCIA's curator insight, February 22, 2013 5:16 AM
O uso de blogs, Twitter e Facebook por estudantes de doutorado de comunicação científica: um estudo do Reino Unido (Manchester eScholar Serviços - A Universidade de Manchester)  
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Academic tweeting: using Twitter for research projects | Impact of Social Sciences

Following the launch of the guide on using Twitter in university research, teaching, and impact activities, we look at how Twitter can be used in research projects.


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Do more tweets mean higher citations? If so, Twitter can lead us to the ‘personalised journal’; pinpointing more research that is relevant to your interests. | Impact of Social Sciences

The time-lag associated with citations and journal publishing means that such strategies are almost useless as a means of identifying relevant papers from current literature. Martin Fenner writes that social media, and Twitter in particular, stands to change all that providing almost instant, relevant recommendations: your own ‘personalised’ journal.


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