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Social Media and the Future of Education
An exploration of how social media can be used in education
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The brave new world of social networking - News - Education Executive

The brave new world of social networking - News - Education Executive | Social Media and the Future of Education | Scoop.it
Text messages, e-mails, social networking sites... the world of electronic communication is constantly evolving. Within the school environment the line between professional and personal lives is starting to blur as students and teachers increasing...
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Are social media making the resume obsolete? - CNN.com

Are social media making the resume obsolete? - CNN.com | Social Media and the Future of Education | Scoop.it
Could the days of trying to cram all your professional accomplishments onto a single sheet of paper be a thing of the past?
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Delaware State Senate Unanimously Votes To Protect Students’ Social Media Privacy | Business 2 Community

Delaware State Senate Unanimously Votes To Protect Students’ Social Media Privacy | Business 2 Community | Social Media and the Future of Education | Scoop.it
Have you heard of the most recent issues with employers tampering with social media profiles?
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Educate Children About Social Media Traps

Educate Children About Social Media Traps | Social Media and the Future of Education | Scoop.it
If you want your children to be safe from all those sex offenders out there on the internet, educate them, says Merlyn Horton, an online-safety spokesman according to vancouversun.com.
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The Social Media Channels Schools Can Do Without

The Social Media Channels Schools Can Do Without | Social Media and the Future of Education | Scoop.it

Social media’s become a survival tactic for colleges and universities. Every 140-character tweet or uploaded Instagram photo of the campus quad helps make each school seem relevant. The goal is to attract prospective students, retain current students and impress the alumni enough for them to open up their wallets and dole out the dollar bills.

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5 Chinese Social Networks You Need to Watch

5 Chinese Social Networks You Need to Watch | Social Media and the Future of Education | Scoop.it
Connections mean “power” in China. This is why the following five social media platforms are worth watching.
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Using social media to communicate, learn about 'green' matters

Using social media to communicate, learn about 'green' matters | Social Media and the Future of Education | Scoop.it

Environmental awareness, education and activism all rely on communication. But communication isn't what it used to be.

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Teen uses social media to counter cyberbullying

Teen uses social media to counter cyberbullying | Social Media and the Future of Education | Scoop.it
DES MOINES | A few months ago, nobody knew Matt Shankles' story.
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How social media are limiting our real-life interactions

How social media are limiting our real-life interactions | Social Media and the Future of Education | Scoop.it
I felt unsure about joining, at first: Isn't college about making real relationships? Yet as Facebook began influencing my life, and my communities at home and abroad, I came to see its value in a new light.
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Is the Internet hurting children? - CNN.com

Is the Internet hurting children? - CNN.com | Social Media and the Future of Education | Scoop.it
Chelsea Clinton and James P. Steyer say the explosion in online access for children and teenagers has created privacy concerns and cognitive development issues.
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Op-Ed: Prepare Students for a Global World with Social Media | MetroFocus | THIRTEEN

Op-Ed: Prepare Students for a Global World with Social Media | MetroFocus | THIRTEEN | Social Media and the Future of Education | Scoop.it
Students want to work on things that matter to them and matter in the real world. Social media is one of the most effective ways to make learning relevant and connect students’ work to the world.
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Enhancing effectiveness through digital tools and social media - The Nation

Enhancing effectiveness through digital tools and social media - The Nation | Social Media and the Future of Education | Scoop.it
Enhancing effectiveness through digital tools and social media The Nation Dale Carnegie Institute to also target youth, children amid meteoric growth...
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How Blogs, Social Media, and Video Games Improve Education

How Blogs, Social Media, and Video Games Improve Education | Social Media and the Future of Education | Scoop.it
This Brookings paper discusses how the emergence of new collaborative platforms--blogs, wikis, other social media, and video games--has altered the way individuals and organizations relate to one another, especially in the classroom.
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Social Media Week and Skillshare launch new social media school

Social Media Week and Skillshare launch new social media school | Social Media and the Future of Education | Scoop.it
Today, Social Media Week has announced its partnership with Skillshare to launch The School of Emerging Media & Technology in the US this fall with plans for international expansion in 2013.
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Better Education with Social Media in Laos | ASEAN-Korea Centre

Better Education with Social Media in Laos | ASEAN-Korea Centre | Social Media and the Future of Education | Scoop.it

Social Media can be a tool for gaining profit in terms of business dealing. The Social Media function has been used in many countries as online shopping activities. Therefore, nowadays people have more choices to do shopping without going through the horrible traffic conditions.

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How Social Media is Changing Education For the Better | The Knowledge Maven

How Social Media is Changing Education For the Better | The Knowledge Maven | Social Media and the Future of Education | Scoop.it

Social media is a pervasive part of our lives. It’s everywhere. It has shrunk the world, replacing traditional, less efficient means of communication. It has changed marketing and the way companies do business. In fact, if you’re a business that doesn’t utilize social media, then you’re not maximizing your business’s promotional potential.

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Use Social Media With Social Grace - Words Of Wisdom From B-School Deans - Forbes

Use Social Media With Social Grace - Words Of Wisdom From B-School Deans - Forbes | Social Media and the Future of Education | Scoop.it
  “I’m sorry, graduates. But this is a world where you aren't allowed to use your cell phone in airplanes, during live theater, at the movies, at funerals, or even during your own elective surgery.
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Del. lawmakers approve social media privacy bill

Del. lawmakers approve social media privacy bill | Social Media and the Future of Education | Scoop.it

State lawmakers have given final approval to a bill prohibiting universities and colleges in Delaware from requiring that students or applicants for enrollment provide their social networking login information.

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HEALTH: Teens use video, social media to teach peers about safe sex, fight HIV

HEALTH: Teens use video, social media to teach peers about safe sex, fight HIV | Social Media and the Future of Education | Scoop.it
HIV infection rates have stubbornly refused to budge much below 400 cases per year over the last decade, but local young people say modern social networking tools are just the thing to make a real dent.
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The Journalism Gap Between Education and Professional Practice | Social Media Today

The Journalism Gap Between Education and Professional Practice | Social Media Today | Social Media and the Future of Education | Scoop.it
Journalism education needs to incorporate more “new skills” to catch up with what is expected of the next generation of journalists.
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52 cool social media facts | Articles

52 cool social media facts | Articles | Social Media and the Future of Education | Scoop.it
Impress your colleagues, friends or attendees at your next presentation with these facts—one for every week of the year.

Via Dr. Susan Bainbridge
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How Social Media And Passion Can Educate Girls -- And End The Poverty Cycle - Forbes

How Social Media And Passion Can Educate Girls -- And End The Poverty Cycle - Forbes | Social Media and the Future of Education | Scoop.it
Tammy Tibbetts, Founder & President, She's the First Picture this. You’re 26 years old. You have your dream job - you’re a Social Media Editor at Seventeen Magazine, part of the Hearst empire.
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Schools Go Into the 'Cloud' to Embrace the Popularity of Social Media

Schools Go Into the 'Cloud' to Embrace the Popularity of Social Media | Social Media and the Future of Education | Scoop.it
New companies are offering online services that let teachers create, share and manage academic content, and also let students collaborate on platforms that are similar to Facebook's.
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N.Y.C. Outlines Social Media Guidelines for Educators

N.Y.C. Outlines Social Media Guidelines for Educators | Social Media and the Future of Education | Scoop.it
The guidelines recommend prohibiting students and teachers from being "friends" on popular social-networking sites such as Facebook.
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Calif. education officials discover images of state tests on social media websites | The Republic

Calif. education officials discover images of state tests on social media websites | The Republic | Social Media and the Future of Education | Scoop.it
LOS ANGELES - The California Department of Education on Friday asked school districts across the state to heighten security during state standardized tests after discovering images of the exams on about a dozen social networking websites, including...
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