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Anne Bubnic

Online, 'trust no one' - 2 views

  • The professor, Gloria Gadsden, thought she was only confiding sarcastically in her friends. But she told Inside Higher Ed she believed Facebook altered her settings so she had unknowingly allowed the "friends" of her online "friends" to read her postings.
    As far as high-tech misunderstandings go, this was a big one. An East Stroudsburg University sociology professor made two provocative posts on her Facebook page, according to the Web site Inside Higher Ed: "Does anyone know where to find a very discreet hitman? Yes, it's been that kind of day" and, "had a good day today, DIDN'T want to kill even one student :-) Now Friday was a different story."
Anne Bubnic

Teachable Moment: Digital Illiteracy - 1 views

    Higher ed requires incoming freshmen to take Composition and some form of math, and so, too, should universities require students to take a course that helps them identify reputable information in the vast expanse of the web.
Kate Olson

Hey, You! Pay Attention! : - 0 views

    Are students too easily distracted when Internet access is available during lecture periods? The University of Chicago School of Law believes that they are and has implemented measures to block classroom access to the Internet. This story reminds me of the Michael Wesch video, "A Vision of Students Today" at
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