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It is undeniable that technology plays an essential role in education. This topic is my way of staying updated with the latest trends and share my passion with the community.
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Could You "Quit the Internet" for 12 Months? This Man Did. This is What He Learned:

Could You "Quit the Internet" for 12 Months? This Man Did. This is What He Learned: | Tech & Education |
I was wrong.

One year ago I left the internet. I thought it was making me unproductive. I thought it lacked meaning. I thought it was "corrupting my soul."

It's a been a year now since I...

Via Ken Morrison
Ken Morrison's curator insight, May 2, 2013 9:10 AM


This tech writer for the VERGE quit the internet for one year.  This article includes some interesting insight on his experiences as well as a nice 20-minute artful documentary.  I am glad that I made time for it. There are many nuggets of wise introspection

Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, May 4, 2013 9:32 AM

I put this in this section, because of the line about corrupting my soul. The Internet, like all technology, is a tool and we need to use each mindfully.

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Top Tech Trends & People of 2012 (Focus on New Media Communications)

Here is the textbook that I created/curated for teaching my New Media Technology class during the Spring semester of 2012 at Hannam University's Linton Global College. I took great effort to give credit where it is due. I aimed to show my students how they could access enough free info on the web that was of equal or greater value than the wonderful information found in expensive textbooks. Feel free to share and please support the true authors of this book in any way you can (money, likes, blog comments, links, etc.) I am simply the currator of this content.

If you would like a free tablet-friendly PDF file, just email me at kenmorrison30 @ (no spaces)


P.S. There are some typos and honest mistakes in this textbook, but I am comfortable sharing it as is. I am excited to redesign it for next semester.


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ben bernard's comment, January 9, 2013 8:37 PM
thanks ! my newly made :)
Linda Alexander's curator insight, January 17, 2013 8:23 PM

This is a course created by fellow curator Ken Morrison.  It contains enough information on social media that everyone will find something of interest.  Thanks for sharing, Ken!

Toni Plourde's comment, February 1, 2013 11:47 AM
Thanks for the PDF ! It's great!
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Internet Safety for Adults

Internet Safety for Adults | Tech & Education |

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