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Ten Steps to Using Twitter in the College Classroom

Ten Steps to Using Twitter in the College Classroom | Social Networking for Education | Scoop.it
Having experimented with social media for learning -- especially Twitter -- across my courses, I am convinced that social media offers powerful opportunities to connect with students, by providing new ways for them to own the learning....
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PROFILE: Keek - Entrepreneur combines Twitter, youtube into potential social media video behemoth | Toronto Star

PROFILE: Keek - Entrepreneur combines Twitter, youtube into potential social media video behemoth
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Blackboard Learn Quick Hit -- Social Learning Tools

Blackboard Learn's social learning tools enable you to connect, communicate, and collaborate with a global learning network of Blackboard Learn users.
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Blackboard's new service pack includes social networking tools. Blackboard just released this video.

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5 Ways Social Learning Communities Transform Culture and Leadership - Forbes

5 Ways Social Learning Communities Transform Culture and Leadership - Forbes | Social Networking for Education | Scoop.it
A client of mine is closing in on his 61st birthday - He's a baby boomer. He’s also embarking on an amazing career journey, leaving a sort-of safe corporate job to jump back into the start-up pool. Risky?
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The six elements of human behavior that drive social media

The six elements of human behavior that drive social media | Social Networking for Education | Scoop.it
Social media may be new but the psychological desires that drive its use are old. Strategists need to understand and master these ideas.
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Pearson invests in Barnes & Noble’s Nook

Pearson invests in Barnes & Noble’s Nook | Social Networking for Education | Scoop.it
Pearson, the U.K. publisher and education company, is buying a 5-percent stake in Barnes & Noble's Nook eReader as technology companies seek new inroads into the potentially lucrative business of digital textbooks for schools.
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Social networking in online education: It is time to revisit the pedagogy | CommUnity: Online Conference on Networks and Communities 2012

Social networking in online education: It is time to revisit the pedagogy | CommUnity: Online Conference on Networks and Communities 2012 | Social Networking for Education | Scoop.it

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Social networking in online education: It is time to revisit the pedagogy

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How to Manage Engagement in Social Media - Hausman Marketing ...

How to Manage Engagement in Social Media - Hausman Marketing ... | Social Networking for Education | Scoop.it
It's really not enough to create engagement in social media; you have to manage engagement by energizing your social network to take action — Like, comment, share, RT, etc. But, remember, your end goal isn't just to get ...
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Treat social media as a shop window for employers, but be careful - BBC News

Treat social media as a shop window for employers, but be careful - BBC News | Social Networking for Education | Scoop.it
BBC NewsTreat social media as a shop window for employers, but be carefulBBC NewsHiring practices within many modern organisations today are placing greater emphasis on the social networking presence of candidates.
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Where Can You Get Cheap Higher Education? #HigherEd - Dr4Ward

Where Can You Get Cheap Higher Education? #HigherEd - Dr4Ward | Social Networking for Education | Scoop.it
Where Can You Get Cheap Higher Education? ... He talks about, creates, and curates content on: Digital, Marketing, Advertising, Public Relations, Social Media, Journalism, Higher Ed, Innovation, Creativity, and Design.
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Social Networks at Work Face Some Hurdles - Wall Street Journal (blog)

Social Networks at Work Face Some Hurdles - Wall Street Journal (blog) | Social Networking for Education | Scoop.it
Social Networks at Work Face Some HurdlesWall Street Journal (blog)One of the first steps in changing a large company is effectively connecting employees so that together they can make a difference.
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Tony Vincent's Learning in Hand - Blog - Apps for Project-Based Learning

Tony Vincent's Learning in Hand - Blog - Apps for Project-Based Learning | Social Networking for Education | Scoop.it
I presented Project-Based Learning in Hand at the International Society for Technology in Educatio...
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One-Third of Professors Use Social Media for Teaching, Survey Finds - The Ticker - The Chronicle of Higher Education

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PLOS ONE: Facebook Use Predicts Declines in Subjective Well-Being in Young Adults

PLOS ONE: Facebook Use Predicts Declines in Subjective Well-Being in Young Adults | Social Networking for Education | Scoop.it
PLOS ONE: an inclusive, peer-reviewed, open-access resource from the PUBLIC LIBRARY OF SCIENCE. Reports of well-performed scientific studies from all disciplines freely available to the whole world.
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Even academicians agree, Facebook use really makes you sad.

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Social media enhances academic life

Social media enhances academic life | Social Networking for Education | Scoop.it
A recent study found that social media has seen increasing use in classrooms, although students and professors have mixed opinions about how effective the new digital tools are in the classroom.
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Facebook Makes Users Feel Envious, Dissatisfied: German Study Reveals ... - Science Daily (press release)

Facebook Makes Users Feel Envious, Dissatisfied: German Study Reveals ... - Science Daily (press release) | Social Networking for Education | Scoop.it
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Big blog posts that made a difference

Big blog posts that made a difference | Social Networking for Education | Scoop.it
It was an exciting year on {grow} but there were a few blog posts that really made a difference. Here's a review of the best of 2012.
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7 Ways Universities Can Effectively Use Social Media - Edudemic

7 Ways Universities Can Effectively Use Social Media - Edudemic | Social Networking for Education | Scoop.it
If compared to the majority of businesses out there, universities and colleges have an advantage when it comes to social media: the student community.

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It's vital we teach social networking skills in school - The Independent

It's vital we teach social networking skills in school - The Independent | Social Networking for Education | Scoop.it
The Independent It's vital we teach social networking skills in school The Independent It is no good saying, typically without any personal experience of them, that Twitter and Facebook are silly and trivial, just something the kids to mess about...
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The best social apps – or the next best thing – for the inexplicable Windows ... - Digital Trends

The best social apps – or the next best thing – for the inexplicable Windows ... - Digital Trends | Social Networking for Education | Scoop.it
The best social apps – or the next best thing – for the inexplicable Windows ...
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So it's a good thing Foursquare has been on Windows Phone since forever. It's less good that the official app itself is a laggy, buggy mess.
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Social networks give rise to Internet law specialty - Orlando Sentinel

Social networks give rise to Internet law specialty - Orlando Sentinel | Social Networking for Education | Scoop.it
Social networks give rise to Internet law specialtyOrlando SentinelThe next time you log into Facebook, Twitter or any other social media network, keep in mind that anything you post could be used as evidence in a lawsuit.
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Social learning networks promote student engagement, global awareness | eSchool News

Social learning networks promote student engagement, global awareness | eSchool News | Social Networking for Education | Scoop.it
One of the goals of a social studies curriculum is to ensure that students are aware of different cultures and geographies—including how these are similar to or different from their own. Social learning communities make this easy.
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Identity theft spreading to social network sites - St. George Daily Spectrum

Identity theft spreading to social network sites - St. George Daily Spectrum | Social Networking for Education | Scoop.it
Identity theft spreading to social network sitesSt.
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Social media’s impact in the higher-ed classroom

Social media’s impact in the higher-ed classroom | Social Networking for Education | Scoop.it
Higher education’s use of social media in the classroom is expanding and changing, with younger faculty members leading the way and influencing how tools such as Facebook, Twitter, and video are used, according to an October 2012 survey.
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Social networking and open educational resources: updating quality assurance for e-learning excellence - Open Research Online

Social networking and open educational resources: updating quality assurance for e-learning excellence - Open Research Online | Social Networking for Education | Scoop.it
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