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eLearning at Science & Engineering: Social Media Policies

eLearning at Science & Engineering: Social Media Policies | Social Media - research,views and news | Scoop.it

I've heard some pretty horrifying stories related to the use of Social Media recently, and have begun to explore the development of a Social Media Policy for MMU.

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Facebook real name row in Germany

Facebook real name row in Germany | Social Media - research,views and news | Scoop.it
Facebook has been ordered to stop making people use their real names on the social network by a German data protection body.
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About - WikiEducator

About - WikiEducator | Social Media - research,views and news | Scoop.it

Open content licensing for educators is a free online workshop designed for educators and students who want to learn more about open education resources, copyright, and creative commons licenses.

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Can Twitter be Used in the Classroom?

Can Twitter be Used in the Classroom? | Social Media - research,views and news | Scoop.it

The influence of technology has impacted all parts of our lives including education in many amazing ways. This infographic from educationalpsychology.net – Twitter 101 is a study on the use of Twitter in the classroom and how it resulted in a positive effect that could change social media and education for good.


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Daley tweet prompts legal rethink

The director of public prosecutions is to issue new guidelines on social media abuse, following the targeting on Twitter of Team GB diver Tom Daley.
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The Amazings

The Amazings | Social Media - research,views and news | Scoop.it

The Amazings is a new Social Venture that supports retirees to package their passions or skills into activities to share with the rest of the world...

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'Altmetrics': quality of engagement matters as much as retweets

'Altmetrics': quality of engagement matters as much as retweets | Social Media - research,views and news | Scoop.it
Online metrics that are not both qualitative and quantitative can only be a limited measure of research impact, argues Ernesto Priego...
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Playing In Public : Hide&Seek Weekender 2012

Playing In Public : Hide&Seek Weekender 2012 | Social Media - research,views and news | Scoop.it

Hide&Seek brings you a conference day intended to illuminate the latest and best thinking around the subject of public play. You can buy tickets for the conference right now.

Games are entering the cultural mainstream and becoming part of our civic life, creating a set of challenges and opportunities for professionals tasked with managing public spaces. Through a series of talks from leading thinkers and practitioners, showcases from artists, producers and technology companies, and tailored networking sessions, the Playing in Public Conference creates an environment where new ideas for the future of play in public space can flourish.

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ParkJam: Parking Availability Crowdsource

ParkJam: Parking Availability Crowdsource | Social Media - research,views and news | Scoop.it
Crowdsourcing Parking Availability Information with Linked Open Data...
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Scientific particles collide with social media to benefit of all

Scientific particles collide with social media to benefit of all | Social Media - research,views and news | Scoop.it
IN 2008 CERN switched on the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) in Geneva – around the same time it sent out its first tweet.
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Read My Lips: Deaf Twitterer Divines Euro 2012 Sideline Chatter - SPIEGEL ONLINE

Read My Lips: Deaf Twitterer Divines Euro 2012 Sideline Chatter - SPIEGEL ONLINE | Social Media - research,views and news | Scoop.it
What do football trainers scream to their players from the sidelines? Deaf German Twitter user Julia Probst will tell you. She reads the lips of both players and coaches and passes along their wisdom to her growing legion of followers.
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Sorry, Marketers, You're Doing Twitter Wrong [REPORT]

Sorry, Marketers, You're Doing Twitter Wrong [REPORT] | Social Media - research,views and news | Scoop.it
Most marketers are tweeting too much on the wrong days, not using hashtags enough and almost never do the one thing that will dramatically boost their retweets -- ask for them -- according to a new s...
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The eLearning Industry Blog: Celebrate eLearning Social Media Day on Saturday, June 30th

The eLearning Industry Blog: Celebrate eLearning Social Media Day on Saturday, June 30th | Social Media - research,views and news | Scoop.it

This Saturday is a special day for social media, as it’s the 3rd Annual Social Media Day. This annual event was created by Mashable, a household name in social media news blogs, in 2010. Mashable is hosting Meet-ups in 488 cites world-wide. For cities, Search Mashable Meetups.

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What Facebook Knows - Technology Review

What Facebook Knows - Technology Review | Social Media - research,views and news | Scoop.it
The company's social scientists are hunting for insights about human behavior. What they find could give Facebook new ways to cash in on our data—and remake our view of society.
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Teaching teens to live without Facebook

Teaching teens to live without Facebook | Social Media - research,views and news | Scoop.it
What happens when high school students head to rural Vermont to live and interact without mobile phones and with only limited internet for a few months?
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If you want to stay in contact with people at a distance you need to use some technology even if it be a pen and paper.  It is more about how we choose to interact with this technology rather than the technology being the cause of poor or undesired interaction.

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Handbook of social media for researchers and supervisors - www.vitae.ac.uk/policy-practice

Vitae is committed to enhancing the quality and output of the research base in the United Kingdom, through supporting the training and development of world-class researchers.
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eLearning at Science & Engineering: Social Media Policies

eLearning at Science & Engineering: Social Media Policies | Social Media - research,views and news | Scoop.it

I've heard some pretty horrifying stories related to the use of Social Media recently, and have begun to explore the development of a Social Media Policy for MMU.

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LSE produces Twitter guide for academics - 10 - 2011 - News archive - News - News and media - Home

LSE produces Twitter guide for academics - 10 - 2011 - News archive - News - News and media - Home | Social Media - research,views and news | Scoop.it

Twitter guide published by the LSE Public Policy Group and the LSE Impact of Social Sciences blog seeks to ...

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How Twitter transformed dance

How Twitter transformed dance | Social Media - research,views and news | Scoop.it
Dance companies have embraced social media like few others arts organisations – and even the founder of Twitter is a ballet fan.
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Findings of a Survey on Tweetchats

Findings of a Survey on Tweetchats | Social Media - research,views and news | Scoop.it
Survey on Tweetchats On 21 August 2012 I published a post entitled #uklibchat, #ECRchat, #PhDchat, #Socialchat and Other Tweetchats which provided an introduction to “Tweetchats” and il...
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How the UK tweeted the Games

How the UK tweeted the Games | Social Media - research,views and news | Scoop.it
A visual look at how UK-based Twitter users followed the key moments during London 2012...
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Can Tweets Predict Citations? Metrics of Social Impact Based on Twitter and Correlation with Traditional Metrics of Scientific Impact

Can Tweets Predict Citations? Metrics of Social Impact Based on Twitter and Correlation with Traditional Metrics of Scientific Impact | Social Media - research,views and news | Scoop.it

itations in peer-reviewed articles and the impact factor are generally accepted measures of scientific impact. Web 2.0 tools such as Twitter, blogs or social bookmarking tools provide the possibility to construct innovative article-level or journal-level metrics to gauge impact and influence.

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Social Media at the Hanover Hub

Social Media at the Hanover Hub | Social Media - research,views and news | Scoop.it

Back by popular demand, two more Social Media Surgery events at the ‘Hub on the Hill’ Place Space sessions at the Hanover Centre.

The previous events held in May attracted a great and diverse bunch of individuals and groups who wanted to get more out of the web, and was supported by a top notch array of volunteer ‘surgeons’ helping others with knowledge, skillls and advice.

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Nik's Learning Technology Blog: How I use social media for my professional development

Nik's Learning Technology Blog: How I use social media for my professional development | Social Media - research,views and news | Scoop.it

This has been a common theme to many of the presentations, workshops, webinars and seminars that I have been asked to do over the last few years, but however many times I try to present on this subject I never really feel that I get the message across as clearly and persuasively as I would like.

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We know what you're doing... A social networking privacy experiment by Callum Haywood

We know what you're doing... A social networking privacy experiment by Callum Haywood | Social Media - research,views and news | Scoop.it
'We know what you're doing…' is a social networking privacy experiment by Callum Haywood, designed to promote the importance of configuring your privacy settings on social networks properly.
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Science 'should be open to all'

Science 'should be open to all' | Social Media - research,views and news | Scoop.it
A group of experts has urged funders of UK research to encourage scientists to publish their results in journals that offer free public access to findings.
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