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The Myth Of Multitasking

The Myth Of Multitasking | Social Media and education | Scoop.it
The truth is, effective multitasking is an oxymoron. Research has shown that your brain can only process one activity at a time. But what the brain is extremely good at is rapidly switching from one task to another.
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Lebohang Mokoena's curator insight, May 17, 10:05 AM
social media does help to improve learning and teaching, it makes learning easy and very fast. the use of social media in teaching limit time a teacher spends trying to explain a particular phenomena but using social media which have videos and diagrams which can make it very easy  
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Shaping a Culture of Conversation: The Discussion Board and Beyond | Academic Commons

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Congresswoman Proposes ‘Aaron’s Law’ Directly to Reddit After Aaron Swartz Suicide

Congresswoman Proposes ‘Aaron’s Law’ Directly to Reddit After Aaron Swartz Suicide | Social Media and education | Scoop.it
She wants to amend the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act he was being charged under.
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Storify - Create stories using social media

Storify - Create stories using social media | Social Media and education | Scoop.it
We are the University in the Forest.
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Tamasa Nelson's curator insight, March 16, 2015 8:48 PM

You can have students to use storify to create a story  using social media according to a class subject. Very interesting.

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TEDxPhiladelphiaED - JoyceValenza - See Sally Research - TLNing

TEDxPhiladelphiaED - JoyceValenza - See Sally Research - TLNing | Social Media and education | Scoop.it
Joyce Kasman Valenza loves her work as the librarian at Springfield Township High School (PA)! For ten years, she was the techlife@school columnist for the P...
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Education in 2012: A Year of Wins and Losses

Education in 2012: A Year of Wins and Losses | Social Media and education | Scoop.it
RT @WaitingSuperman: #Education in 2012: a year of wins and losses. What do YOU think was the biggest story this year? http://t.co/GjznWJvA
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The Single Most Important Experiment in Higher Education

The Single Most Important Experiment in Higher Education | Social Media and education | Scoop.it
Online education platform Coursera wants to drag elite education into the 21st century. And yesterday, the academy jumped on board.
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How Social Media Is Changing the Role of Education among All Age Group Students

How Social Media Is Changing the Role of Education among All Age Group Students | Social Media and education | Scoop.it
The introduction of social media has completely changed the parameters in which people and organization operate and interact.
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Follow your favourite blogs from Tumblr, WordPress and Blogger with Bloglovin’ for iPhone

Follow your favourite blogs from Tumblr, WordPress and Blogger with Bloglovin’ for iPhone | Social Media and education | Scoop.it
Flavor of the Month have released a new app for iPhone called Bloglovin', which enables you to follow your favorite blogs from Tumblr, Wordpress and Blogger, as well as enabling you ...
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Twitter launches archive tool - CNN

Twitter launches archive tool - CNN | Social Media and education | Scoop.it
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(CNN) -- Having trouble remembering how you worded that awesomely clever late-night Twitter post from last New Year's Eve? Curious about what your first tweet was?
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RPM Network - Social Media

"RPM Network - Social Media" focuses on a different social media site for each day of the week. A division of Maker Studios. Hosted by Ale Cat: @alecat22 Hos...
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Coursera forced to call off a MOOC amid complaints about the course | Inside Higher Ed

Coursera forced to call off a MOOC amid complaints about the course | Inside Higher Ed | Social Media and education | Scoop.it
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Despite The Internet, Google Generation Lacks Analytical Skills -- InformationWeek

Despite The Internet, Google Generation Lacks Analytical Skills -- InformationWeek | Social Media and education | Scoop.it
A study conducted by the University College London found that young people lack analytical skills necessary to assess the information they find on the Internet
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Prosecutor in Aaron Swartz 'hacking' case comes under fire

Prosecutor in Aaron Swartz 'hacking' case comes under fire | Social Media and education | Scoop.it
Carmen Ortiz was being talked about last month as the next Massachusetts governor. Now she's being investigated for threatening the late Aaron Swartz with decades in prison. Read this article by Declan McCullagh on CNET News.
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How Free Online Courses Are Changing the Traditional Liberal Arts Education | PBS NewsHour | Jan. 8, 2013

How Free Online Courses Are Changing the Traditional Liberal Arts Education | PBS NewsHour | Jan. 8, 2013 | Social Media and education | Scoop.it
As tuition costs continue to rise, it seems counterintuitive that professors at top universities would give away their courses for free.
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Media Lab Conversations Series: Howard Rheingold | MIT Media Lab

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Best of 2012: Visionaries, Organizations, and Innovations Changing the Way We Learn

Best of 2012: Visionaries, Organizations, and Innovations Changing the Way We Learn | Social Media and education | Scoop.it
Best of 2012: Visionaries, Organizations, and Innovations Changing the Way We Learn (RT @NRBLB: "Children are capable of tremendous regeneration" Congrats @GreenDotSchools for Best in Education 2012 http://t.co/bUiX7G8F)...
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How Social Media Is Changing the Role of Education among All Age Group Students

How Social Media Is Changing the Role of Education among All Age Group Students | Social Media and education | Scoop.it
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Best of 2012: Visionaries, Organizations, and Innovations Changing the Way We Learn

Best of 2012: Visionaries, Organizations, and Innovations Changing the Way We Learn | Social Media and education | Scoop.it
Best of 2012: Visionaries, Organizations, and Innovations Changing the Way We Learn (RT @NRBLB: "Children are capable of tremendous regeneration" Congrats @GreenDotSchools for Best in Education 2012 http://t.co/bUiX7G8F)...
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JESS3 - Blog / It’s Declared: Social Media Now a Major

JESS3 - Blog / It’s Declared: Social Media Now a Major | Social Media and education | Scoop.it
In case you missed the news on your Facebook and Twitter feeds, Newberry College, a small, Evangelical Lutheran liberal-arts college in South Carolina, recently announced they will begin offering undergraduate degrees in Social Media as of fall 2013.
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Timehop now lets you import your Twitter archive for an even deeper catalogue of moments

Timehop now lets you import your Twitter archive for an even deeper catalogue of moments | Social Media and education | Scoop.it
It seems that users aren't going to be the only ones who will benefit from Twitter's archive downloads, as one service, Timehop, is already taking advantage of the new feature.

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Enacting digital identity

Enacting digital identity | Social Media and education | Scoop.it
When we ask our students to share online — in a discussion forum within an LMS; in a wiki, course blog, Google Doc or Facebook group; on Twitter or anywhere on the open web — we are inv...
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Competition Finalist 4: Top 10 Startup Social Media ... - eFront Blog

Learnist is the latest social media curation tool for education , still in beta! launch by Grockit team . Learnist super easy to share what you know by pointing to existing web resources. You can use videos, blogs, books, ...
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