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Social media sites such as Twitter, Facebook, and Google+ are being used to enhance the student learning experience
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What is digital literacy?

What is digital literacy? | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
Digital literacy is the topic that made the ETMOOC learning space so irresistible to me... I think as educators we spout off about wanting our students to be digitally literate, but not many of us ...
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Study Proves Why We Need Digital Literacy Education | DMLcentral

Study Proves Why We Need Digital Literacy Education | DMLcentral | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
A few months ago, the Internet buzzed with the results of a study comparing students' note-taking on computers versus note-taking with paper and pen. In the article, authors Pam A. Mueller and Daniel M.
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Temple University summer program teaches kids digital literacy skills

Temple University summer program teaches kids digital literacy skills | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
Above: Apps & Maps students working on Gotcha App development. Credit: Urban Apps & Maps Studios. Youngjin Yoo is director ...
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Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: Digital D...

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: Digital D... | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: Digital Differentiation on 21st Century Literacy and Learning curated by Les Howard (Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: Digital Differentiation | @scoopit via @LynnetteVanDyke
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10 Lessons Teachers Can Learn from YouTube’s Popularity

10 Lessons Teachers Can Learn from YouTube’s Popularity | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
By Terry Heick What might happen if educators experimented with some of the lessons YouTube’s staggering success has taught us? 1.
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Developing Digital Literacy Through Content Curation

Developing Digital Literacy Through Content Curation | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
With the vast amount of content that is shared on the Internet, content curation is becoming an essential digital literacy skill for teachers and students.
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Digital literacy in the developing world: a gender gap

Digital literacy in the developing world: a gender gap | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
In the pervasively connected world of the 21st century, creating and sharing knowledge has never been easier. But the fact remains that many people still lack the skills required to access this information…
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Why Some Teachers Are Against Technology In Education

Why Some Teachers Are Against Technology In Education | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
Why Some Teachers Are Against Technology In Education
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Blogging About The Web 2.0 Connected Classroom: Why Curation Matters

Blogging About The Web 2.0 Connected Classroom: Why Curation Matters | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
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Universities, Students Still Trying to Find Best Fit for Social Media on Campus - Higher Education

Universities, Students Still Trying to Find Best Fit for Social Media on Campus - Higher Education | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
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Everyone is a curator in a digital world

Everyone is a curator in a digital world | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
Curation. When I was growing up this word had a specialised connotation attached to museums, galleries and any other kind of collection. Not any more. I believe that with the explosion of digital r...
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Social media may benefit international students and group projects, researchers argue | Inside Higher Ed

Social media may benefit international students and group projects, researchers argue | Inside Higher Ed | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
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Curation & Validation | eLearning Island

Curation & Validation | eLearning Island | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
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Curation as Digital Literacy Practice

Curation as Digital Literacy Practice | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
I have been writing my PhD so haven't updated this blog for a while. Thesis writing is taking up a lot of my mental space as I get the ideas, storyline and contentions to 'coalesce' and cohere in a...
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AUB - 2014 - AUB works to increase digital and media literacy across the Arab region

AUB - 2014 - AUB works to increase digital and media literacy across the Arab region | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
The American University of Beirut, AUB, is a private, non-sectarian institution of higher learning, founded in 1866, which functions under a charter from the State of New York. It is administrated by a private, autonomous Board of Trustees.
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Transforming the Way We Learn: Why Digital Literacy is So Important - K12 - Learning Liftoff - Free Parenting, Education, and Homeschooling Resources

Transforming the Way We Learn: Why Digital Literacy is So Important - K12 - Learning Liftoff - Free Parenting, Education, and Homeschooling Resources | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
digital literacy is less about tools and more about thinking… When we talk about language literacy, we are discussing much more than the basic ability to recognize words on a page. True literacy extends beyond the ability to read and encompasses the skills needed to gain meaning and knowledge from the written word, to think …
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20 Things Educators Need To Know About Digital Literacy Skills - InformED

20 Things Educators Need To Know About Digital Literacy Skills - InformED | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
Widely understood to be essential to success in the workplace and modern life, digital literacy is beginning to emerge as a necessary component of curric
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Curation as Digital Literacy Practice

Curation as Digital Literacy Practice | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
I have been writing my PhD so haven't updated this blog for a while. Thesis writing is taking up a lot of my mental space as I get the ideas, storyline and contentions to 'coalesce' and cohere in a...
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Curation as a tool for teaching and learning (with images) · hbailie

A digital essay completed by Heather Bailie as part of the assessment requirements of #INF530 Concepts & Practices for a Digital Age.
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As We May Think: A 1945 Essay on Information Overload, “Curation,” and Open-Access Science

As We May Think: A 1945 Essay on Information Overload, “Curation,” and Open-Access Science | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
"There is a new profession of trail blazers, those who find delight in the task of establishing useful trails through the enormous mass of t
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Education Curation: Zoobean Builds Child Literacy With Handpicked Books, Learning Apps

Education Curation: Zoobean Builds Child Literacy With Handpicked Books, Learning Apps | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
The story behind Zoobean, an edu-tech startup that curates personalized books, apps and literacy resources for children.
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Using Content Curation Tools to Engage Students

Using Content Curation Tools to Engage Students | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
When I was in college (for 12 years I might add) there were really only three sources of information available to students: 1) Instructor 2) Textbook 3) Library. This was not such a distant past. A mere two decades ago I finished my undergrad, and I graduated with my PhD in 2001. I don’t think learning, or even how we learn, has changed all that much since then. But what has changed is access to information and how that access might actually distract from learning.
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The Barriers To Using Social Media In Education...

The Barriers To Using Social Media In Education... | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
“When you step away from the prepackaged structure of traditional education, you’ll discover that there are many more ways to learn outside school than within.” - Kio Start In this article, we have analysed the impact of Social Media on the...
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Using Social Media Tools for Assessments

Using Social Media Tools for Assessments | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
Information abundance means that learners have unprecedented access to information.This coupled with what we know about student engagement in academic study means that we might want to rethink the ...
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New community conversation series to focus on tech in education

New community conversation series to focus on tech in education | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
When I started as editor, I said that I wanted the HTR to become a community platform that would be at the center of conversations in our community. Today we are launching two new initiatives to further that aim.
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