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Hashtags and retweets: using Twitter to aid Community, Communication and Casual (informal) learning | Reed | Research in Learning Technology

Hashtags and retweets: using Twitter to aid Community, Communication and Casual (informal) learning | Reed | Research in Learning Technology | Social Media | Scoop.it
Hashtags and retweets: using Twitter to aid Community, Communication and Casual (informal) learning
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Peter Reed's ALT-J paper on Twitter, including a summary of Junco et al's research

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How Social Media Will Change Higher Education

How Social Media Will Change Higher Education | Social Media | Scoop.it
Social media will move from the edges of academe to being central to it, a new report says.
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Teaching with Twitter – Please check your baggage at the door

Teaching with Twitter – Please check your baggage at the door | Social Media | Scoop.it
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Very detailed on pedagogy and techniques

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The Death and Burial of Facebook, In Two Charts

The Death and Burial of Facebook, In Two Charts | Social Media | Scoop.it
Facebook, that venerable nine-year-old social network, has been growing long in the tooth for quite some time now, if you believe the headlines.
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Showing how the previous piece was wrong.

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The Must-Have Guide To Twitter Manners - Edudemic

The Must-Have Guide To Twitter Manners - Edudemic | Social Media | Scoop.it
In an effort to keep your Twitter manners properly set up and to make sure you know which part of Twitter is useful for a particular type of question or conversation, check out this visual guide.
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Why Facebook and Twitter are the virtual Panopticons of our time

Why Facebook and Twitter are the virtual Panopticons of our time | Social Media | Scoop.it
The Panopticon and the Potlatch are the yin and yang of social media gift economics, writes Dr Tim Rayner.
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Interesting - when we use social media we assume we're being watched all of the time.  Foucaudian implications ensue ...

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The A to Z of Social Media for Academia

The A to Z of Social Media for Academia | Social Media | Scoop.it
This post accompanies the newly established 'Social Media News' email list for academics and university support staff, sharing info about the latest platforms for use by academics in their professi...
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Definitive guide

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Students and scholars in tweet harmony

Students and scholars in tweet harmony | Social Media | Scoop.it
Sian Lawson on how to align expectations in the social media age
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Social Networking : It Belongs In The Classroom

Social Networking : It Belongs In The Classroom | Social Media | Scoop.it
Perhaps the title of this post is bold, but I strongly believe in the use of social media and social networking (including, but not limited to, Twitter , YouTube , Skype , Scoop.it etc.) in the...

Via Abraham Tumuti
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PLOS ONE: Facebook Use Predicts Declines in Subjective Well-Being in Young Adults

PLOS ONE: Facebook Use Predicts Declines in Subjective Well-Being in Young Adults | Social Media | Scoop.it
PLOS ONE: an inclusive, peer-reviewed, open-access resource from the PUBLIC LIBRARY OF SCIENCE. Reports of well-performed scientific studies from all disciplines freely available to the whole world.
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How to reach the many offline students

How to reach the many offline students | Social Media | Scoop.it
Educators cannot assume that all young people are old hands online, research shows
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This refers to Rey Junco's research: "People whose friends use social media to check up on them, for example, are less likely to drop out. Yet men are less likely than women to do this, just as black students are less likely to do so than whites, Professor Junco has found."
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Facebook HE Examples

Presentation at Facebook for Educators Network meeting 24th Feb, 2014
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Lorna, Shazia and I feature

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A summary of curators and social media hashtags for academics – Raul Pacheco-Vega, PhD

A summary of curators and social media hashtags for academics – Raul Pacheco-Vega, PhD | Social Media | Scoop.it
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Useful hashtags

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The Teacher's Guide To Twitter - Edudemic

The Teacher's Guide To Twitter - Edudemic | Social Media | Scoop.it
This teacher's guide to Twitter is designed for anyone ready to use the service or already old hat. Whatever your skill level, this should help!
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Must remember to use these hashtags

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A Great Guide on How to Cite Social Media Using Both MLA and APA styles ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Great Guide on How to Cite Social Media Using Both MLA and APA styles ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Social Media | Scoop.it
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Twitter and traditional bibliometrics are separate but complementary aspects of research impact.

Twitter and traditional bibliometrics are separate but complementary aspects of research impact. | Social Media | Scoop.it
In a recent study, Haustein and colleagues found a weak correlation between the number of times a paper is tweeted about and subsequent citations. But the study also found papers from 2012 were twe...
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"It turns out that Twitter doesn’t predict scientific success very well at all."

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Facebook 'dead and buried' as teens switch to Snapchat and Whatsapp

Facebook 'dead and buried' as teens switch to Snapchat and Whatsapp | Social Media | Scoop.it
Teenagers are turning their back on Facebook ‘in their droves’ and switching to simpler social networks and messaging apps, new research has found.
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Universities should use Twitter to engage with students

Universities should use Twitter to engage with students | Social Media | Scoop.it
Would you follow your university on Twitter? Universities are engaging with students via social media – but will it catch on?
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facebook, professors, and students

facebook, professors, and students | Social Media | Scoop.it
It's a conversation that begins with propriety and manners, moves into legalese and institutional policy, and ends up with moralizing. What should or shouldn't professors (and other college instruc...
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How should we use FB?

There are really three basic positions:

abstinence: faculty shouldn’t remark about their studentspositive-only: faculty should only say nice things about their studentsin private: faculty who complain should severely limit access to those posts
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From Tweet to Blog Post to Peer-Reviewed Article: How to be a Scholar Now

From Tweet to Blog Post to Peer-Reviewed Article: How to be a Scholar Now | Social Media | Scoop.it
Digital media is changing how scholars interact, collaborate, write and publish. Here, Jessie Daniels describes how to be a scholar now, when peer-reviewed articles can begin as Tweets and blog pos...
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What makes a ‘valuable’ academic tweet? #edtech – Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

What makes a ‘valuable’ academic tweet? #edtech – Technology Enhanced Learning Blog | Social Media | Scoop.it
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What Is Your Social Media Personality? [Infographic]

What Is Your Social Media Personality? [Infographic] | Social Media | Scoop.it
What does your social media behavior say about you? Are you a denier, a rattler or a ghost? Does your offline personality match with your online one? Find out in this infographic post. If you've be...
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