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Rhondda Powling

How to Cite Facebook, Twitter & APPs | Library News and Tips - 2 views

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    "Though your instructors will often ask for scholarly or peer-reviewed sources, you may occasionally want to cite one of these social networking or app sources for your coursework or discussions. "
Rhondda Powling

How An Amsterdam School Uses Facebook Timeline In History Classes - 0 views

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    "Students at Het 4e Gymnasium Amsterdam have had their history class infused into their digital lives...The students have built Facebook Timelines for four history subjects:..Historical events were represented by uploading a variety of media including audio, video, photos, maps, and historic documents."
Tania Sheko

Facebook History of the World | CollegeHumor - 3 views

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    If Facebook had been around since the beginning of time. Humorous.
Chris Betcher

EdTechSandyK: Your Future Self May Thank You: Tidy Up Your Online Presence Over the Hol... - 2 views

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    As a practical outworking of this reflection and anticipation, I encourage you to set aside some time to tidy up your online presence. And perhaps even encourage others around you to do the same.
Tania Sheko

AP Exclusive: CIA following Twitter, Facebook - Yahoo! News - 2 views

  • Since tweets can't necessarily be pegged to a geographic location, the analysts broke down reaction by languages.
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      People are adding geographical location to their tweets and statuses and are being encouraged to do so on Facebook and things like Foursquare.
John Pearce

Facebook Launches 'Guide To Facebook Security,' Helps You Secure Your Account - 2 views

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    "Over the last few months, Facebook has launched several initiatives and features to help you keep your account and data secure. Back in May, the company revealed it was switching over to the secure HTTPS protocol and announced details of its login approvals feature. Facebook has also teamed up with Web of Trust to help protect you from scam websites and recently added its social reporting tool to its mobile website. In addition, the company has launched a bug bounty program that rewards security researchers for finding flaws in the social network's security systems. To help you understand the social network's security features and how to protect your account, a Guide To Facebook Security has been launched. The guide, which you can download from Facebook, is 14 pages long and offers all kinds of tips on how to protect your account, including how to spot and avoid scam apps and clickjacking."
Rhondda Powling

Why Schools Should Learn To Use Online Services Like Facebook & YouTube Rather Than Ban... - 3 views

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    would require a steep learning curve anyway. But incorporating lesson plans and info and assignments into the tools that students already use would be both cheaper and more likely to actually be used. Of course, some will decry that these sites are automatically bad for kids -- or that it makes no sense to waste time on such issues. But the fact is kids are going to use these sites no matter what. Ignoring that doesn't change that. Banning the sites doesn't change that. It just makes the activity more underground without any oversight or reasonable lessons. But incorporating
John Pearce

The 10 Best and Worst Ways Social Media Impacts Education - Edudemic - 4 views

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    Social networking communities are here to stay. Facebook has over 500 million users, while Twitter has over 200 million. That's not even counting blogs or YouTube video blogs. There's no doubt that students are actively engaged in online communities, but what kind of effects are these sites having and how can parents counteract the bad and bolster the positive?
Chris Betcher

Social Networking and Viral Marketing Using Facebook Training Course - 1 views

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    This course is ideal for those who want to use Facebook for social networking and online viral marketing but lack the skills or knowledge to do it.
graham hughes

EDUCATOR'S GUIDE - Facebook for Educators - 3 views

  • instruct them in safe, ethical, and responsible Internet use
  • can enhance learning inside the classroom and beyond
  • new technology is changing your classroom
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  • 1.Help develop and follow your school’s policy about Facebook. 2.Encourage students to follow Facebook’s guidelines. 3.Stay up to date about safety and privacy settings on Facebook. 4.Promote good citizenship in the digital world. 5.Use Facebook’s Pages and Groups features to communicate with students and parents. 6.Embrace the digital, social, mobile, and “always-on” learning styles of 21st Century students. 7.Use Facebook as a professional development resource
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    Educators have traditionally helped parents teach young people about appropriate behavior towards others. Now, with the explosion of social media, educators can be part of a larger conversation with young people about digital citizenship and online behavior. We will discuss more about what digital citizenship means in Section 4. As educators you can instruct them in safe, ethical, and responsible Internet use
John Pearce

The Twitter Trap - NYTimes.com - 1 views

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    "Last week my wife and I told our 13-year-old daughter she could join Facebook. Within a few hours she had accumulated 171 friends, and I felt a little as if I had passed my child a pipe of crystal meth. I don't mean to be a spoilsport, and I don't think I'm a Luddite. I edit a newspaper that has embraced new media with creative, prizewinning gusto. I get that the Web reaches and engages a vast, global audience, that it invites participation and facilitates - up to a point - newsgathering. But before we succumb to digital idolatry, we should consider that innovation often comes at a price. And sometimes I wonder if the price is a piece of ourselves. "
anonymous

The Why and How of Using Facebook For Educators - No Need to be Friends At All! | The E... - 6 views

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    The Why and How of Using Facebook For Educators - No Need to be Friends At All!
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