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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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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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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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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

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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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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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