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FERPA Fear? Is Your Use of Social Media FERPA Compliant? (EDUCAUSE Review)

FERPA Fear? Is Your Use of Social Media FERPA Compliant? (EDUCAUSE Review) | E-Learning, Instructional Design, and Online Teaching | Scoop.it
Perry D. Drake is assistant professor and academic director, Social and Digital Media Marketing, University of Missouri–St. Louis.

It is hard to imagine holding a university-level class today in which students do not engage with the web or social media in one form or another, whether by using Google search, bookmarking or sharing an article, taking an online survey, posting or commenting on a blog, or using e-mail or text messaging. So, what rules should we, as instructors, follow to ensure no legal or Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) issues arise?
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FERPA FEAR?


This is a an exceptionally useful article.  In particular look to the scenarios and guidelines section to get real work examples. All online instructors need to be FERPA aware (but not FERPA Fearful.)

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Angela Hoistion, PMP's curator insight, October 13, 2014 11:08 AM

Important aspect I'm now learning more about!

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FERPA: Understanding the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act

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FERPA is complicated.  The UW-Stout Policy Tutorial will help you understand the issue. 

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