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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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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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If Digital Literacy is a Basic Skill, Who's Responsible for Teaching It? | CTQ

If Digital Literacy is a Basic Skill, Who's Responsible for Teaching It? | CTQ | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
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10 Social Media Sites For Education

10 Social Media Sites For Education | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
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A Look At Education Technology And Social Media - Edudemic

A Look At Education Technology And Social Media - Edudemic | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
This afternoon I had a class of 16 and 17 year old young men in a traditional library space. It was the very last period, of the last Friday of formal classes for the year.
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Some teachers are wary of social media - Daily Herald

Some teachers are wary of social media - Daily Herald | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
Some teachers are wary of social media
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"There are two big reasons why they worry," said John Shoell, college campus chair for the College of Education at the University of Phoenix Utah campus.
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Digital curation: Opportunities for learning, t...

Digital curation: Opportunities for learning, t... | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
The concept of digital curation has evolved from its original use.
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Future evolution of traditional journals and social media medical education - Weingart - 2014 - Emergency Medicine Australasia - Wiley Online Library

Future evolution of traditional journals and social media medical education #FOAM http://t.co/xpDV1tjXqR
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How Social Media Will Change Higher Education

How Social Media Will Change Higher Education | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
Social media will move from the edges of academe to being central to it, a new report says.
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Content curation as a way for students to devel...

Content curation as a way for students to devel... | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
I wanted students to be able to funnel their interests into a more authentic academic experience so that they could learn about what they want to learn about and become empowered as researchers, both casually and formally.
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Social media, self-esteem and suicide: Nations with more corruption demonstrate more social media, less suicide

Social media, self-esteem and suicide: Nations with more corruption demonstrate more social media, less suicide | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
In nations where corruption is rife, it seems that citizens these days find an escape from the everyday problems that trickle down to their lives by using online social media more than those elsewhere. Research also suggests that these two factors -- more corruption, more social networking -- also correlate with lower suicide rates.
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Excellent Classroom Poster on How to Cite Information from Internet ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Diigo

RT @rmoreno: Great Poster on How to Cite Information from Internet http://t.co/BxVYj0Nul1 ¿Será igual en castellano? cc: @solegarces @marce…
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This is very useful for all of us when citing web-based information

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How Do You Teach Digital Literacy?

How Do You Teach Digital Literacy? | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
The developer of a digital literacy curriculum reveals how to bring substance to its instruction.
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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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4 Reasons Why Educators Should Engage in Social Media

4 Reasons Why Educators Should Engage in Social Media | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
There are so many reasons why I believe that it is imperative that educators and leaders in education be involved in social media, in one form or another. It really has been some of the best learni...
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Social Media for Teachers: Guides, Resources and Ideas

Social Media for Teachers: Guides, Resources and Ideas | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
Although students are evermore connected to the social web, many of these networks remain out-of-class digital playgrounds where students congregate. In a recent survey of 1,000 teachers, just one in
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How social media will save education - @impactfulcoach

How social media will save education - @impactfulcoach | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
For years, we’ve been reading much about teacher shortages. Fewer individuals see teaching as a career pathway of choice, leaving schools and school distri (How #socialmedia will save education?
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Innovations in Education - Student Curators: Po...

Innovations in Education - Student Curators: Po... | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
Nancy White's insight: My latest blog post offers the highlights from a student curation I collaborated on here in my district.
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A Guidebook for Social Media in the Classroom |...

A Guidebook for Social Media in the Classroom |... | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
Is Social Media Relevant? Take the Quiz Before we talk social media, let's talk about the relevance of social media by taking a quiz. Which of the following is most likely to be true?
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Presence on social media balancing act for students

Presence on social media balancing act for students | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
When Sarah Papadelias started graduate school at the University of Florida after graduating from The University of Alabama in 2012, she said she didn’t anticipate worrying about the evaluation of her social media accounts as a part of her...
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The Use of Social Media in School Infographic

The Use of Social Media in School Infographic | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
Education & Technology (and some History) (by Jennifer Carey)
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How to Protect Students While Integrating Social Media in Classroom Instruction and Assignments

How to Protect Students While Integrating Social Media in Classroom Instruction and Assignments | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
Key Considerations When Introducing Social Media Applications, to Help Ensure Student Privacy and Safety Technology continues to roll onward at its customary (How to Protect Students While Integrating Social Media in Classroom Instruction and Assignments...
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NYC's social media guide for students, by students

NYC's social media guide for students, by students | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
Students helped to shape the New York City Department of Education's guide on social media for students. Kids around the country are asking for this kind of guidance, how will other administrators respond?
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High Wired update: Lessons in social media

High Wired update: Lessons in social media | Social media in higher education | Scoop.it
CHRISTOPHER Pyne's newest foray into Facebook; and Macquarie argues for a med school. (#Education ▪ Lessons in social media: CHRISTOPHER Pyne's newest foray into Facebook; and Macquarie argues for ...
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