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Tools for thinking about and dealing with social media
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How to Lock Down Facebook Privacy

How to Lock Down Facebook Privacy | Social Mediation | Scoop.it
How to lock down your Facebook account's privacy settings, a simple step-by-step process to make sure you're not sharing anything you don't want to.
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You're Distracted. This Professor Can Help. - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education

You're Distracted. This Professor Can Help. - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Social Mediation | Scoop.it
David Levy's course at the University of Washington puts technology in its place—in the control of students.
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Laura Pearle's Front Page on RebelMouse

Laura Pearle's Front Page on RebelMouse | Social Mediation | Scoop.it
RebelMouse organizes your online presence into a beautiful, dynamic and social site - in minutes. Musing about the intersection of schools, libraries and technology
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100 Places to Connect With Other Bibliophiles Online | OEDb

100 Places to Connect With Other Bibliophiles Online | OEDb | Social Mediation | Scoop.it
Thanks to online book clubs, book trading networks, social media sites just for librarians and book lovers, kids' networks and more, connecting with your fellow bibliophiles and gnashing about favorite books is easier than ever.
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Govt. agencies, colleges demand applicants' Facebook passwords

Govt. agencies, colleges demand applicants' Facebook passwords | Social Mediation | Scoop.it
If you think privacy settings on your Facebook and Twitter accounts guarantee future employers or schools can't see your private posts, guess again.
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Using social media for student research, part 1: setting up | edSocialMedia

Using social media for student research, part 1: setting up | edSocialMedia | Social Mediation | Scoop.it
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Incredible Things That Happen Every 60 Seconds On The Internet

Incredible Things That Happen Every 60 Seconds On The Internet | Social Mediation | Scoop.it
How many Facebook status updates??...
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Future Work Skills 2020

Future Work Skills 2020 | Social Mediation | Scoop.it

In researching this topic, Apollo Research Institute drew upon foundational forecasts made by the Institute for the Future in areas as diverse as education, technology, demographics, work, and health. This content was enriched and vetted at a workshop that brought together experts from a wide range of disciplines and professional backgrounds. During this workshop we engaged experts in a number of group exercises to think through key drivers of change and how these will impact workplace skill requirements.

 

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Digital Literacies for Writing in Social Media | DMLcentral

Digital Literacies for Writing in Social Media | DMLcentral | Social Mediation | Scoop.it

The following is a shortened version of a talk I gave at the "Engaging the Public" symposium held at Washington & Jefferson College on Oct. 1. According to Cathy Davidson's Now You See It, 65 percent of students entering school today will have careers in fields that haven't been invented yet. While #IDontHaveFactsToBackThisUp, I'm willing to make the following prediction about writing: a full 100% of these students, at some point in their lives, will be required to use writing technologies that haven't been invented yet.

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How Recruiters Use Social Networks to Screen Candidates [INFOGRAPHIC]

How Recruiters Use Social Networks to Screen Candidates [INFOGRAPHIC] | Social Mediation | Scoop.it
Social media monitoring service Reppler surveyed more than 300 hiring professionals to determine when and how job recruiters are screening job candidates on different social media sites.
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The Googlization of everything

The Googlization of everything | Social Mediation | Scoop.it
The internet has changed the way with think of information. The web as we know it is significantly changing our literacy and information encounters.Participative  media tools have altered the shap...
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Digital divide and social media: Connectivity doesn’t end the digital divide, skills do. | Guest Blog, Scientific American Blog Network

Digital divide and social media: Connectivity doesn’t end the digital divide, skills do. | Guest Blog, Scientific American Blog Network | Social Mediation | Scoop.it
Whether we like it or not, we live in a very unequal and stratified world. We live in societies in which inequality is ignored in education, ...
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Free Technology for Teachers: What Works and What Doesn't Work In Net Safety Instruction

Free Technology for Teachers: What Works and What Doesn't Work In Net Safety Instruction | Social Mediation | Scoop.it
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Mea Culpa: on Conference Tweeting, Politeness, and Community Building - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Mea Culpa: on Conference Tweeting, Politeness, and Community Building - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Social Mediation | Scoop.it
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The 50+ Best Ways to Curate and Share Your Favorite Social Media and News Content | DailyTekk

The 50+ Best Ways to Curate and Share Your Favorite Social Media and News Content | DailyTekk | Social Mediation | Scoop.it
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Former King of Campus Gossip Turns to Managing Online Reputations - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Former King of Campus Gossip Turns to Managing Online Reputations - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Social Mediation | Scoop.it
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When Children Text All Day, What Happens To Their Social Skills?| The Committed Sardine

When Children Text All Day, What Happens To Their Social Skills?| The Committed Sardine | Social Mediation | Scoop.it

Parents have a long list of concerns about children using technology: Will they be hurt by cyber bullying? Or meet with online predators? Will their homework suffer because they're texting 100 times a day? Are they sexting?

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OUPblog » Verily, this tomfoolery must be quashed!

OUPblog » Verily, this tomfoolery must be quashed! | Social Mediation | Scoop.it

‘Cripes! What bally tomfoolery are those diabolical cads in the media coming up with now?’ I asked my betrothed, when confronted with a spate of recent news reports. ‘Verily, I must quash this balderdash forthwith.’

 

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I de-friended a colleague on Facebook. Now we're on the same project

I de-friended a colleague on Facebook. Now we're on the same project | Social Mediation | Scoop.it
Re-friend as soon as possible – before colleague turns into an enemy who could affect your livelihood...
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Marketers Are Still Using Facebook Wrong

Marketers Are Still Using Facebook Wrong | Social Mediation | Scoop.it

Yet another brand sent me an email this week telling me that if I like it on Facebook, I’ll be entered for the chance to win an iPad. I do like the brand, but not enough to give it access to my Facebook page, which I would like to keep free of random marketing messages from brands. It takes more than the mere possibility of a free iPad or a discount to get me to open a line of communication with a brand online.

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Digital Citizenship| The Committed Sardine

Digital Citizenship| The Committed Sardine | Social Mediation | Scoop.it

Global Digital Citizenship is a critical element of any teaching program at any level. Our students are connected. Irrespective of the age of the student, they are wired. We are seeing devices reducing in cost, increasing in availability, and entering most classrooms and almost every school.

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