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Tania Sheko

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Social Media (Part 1) - guest post by Alexander... - 0 views

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    How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Social Media (Part 1) - guest post by Alexander Sheko http://t.co/pQ0mXYQYrF @jennyluca Remember we spoke about tertiary student perspective on social media. @alexandersheko has posted part 1 http://t.co/rkm4ZJbpwJ
Tania Sheko

Jill Meagher | Trial by Social Media A Worry, Experts Say - 4 views

  • With that anger comes responsibility to social media users, who become content publishers when they post. That may require a knowledge of media law.
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      I mean social media.
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      Is there an current unambiguous social media law?
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    Interesting development with social media and the law.
Ruth Howard

http://www.skillsaustralia.gov.au/PDFs_RTFs/SkillsProsperityRoadmap.pdf - 0 views

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    The Challenge of Prosperity for Australia
Tony Searl

Piazza, a Homework Help Site, Has a Social Networking Twist - NYTimes.com - 5 views

  • Education is a big focus area for us. You’re going to see big fundamental shifts in the way education is performed,” said Aydin Senkut
  • Its peers include Kno and Inkling, two platforms for interactive, digital textbooks.
  • Imagine K12
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  • “With Piazza, it’s about turning data into actionable intelligence. We want to empower people to ask and answer questions, and we’re going to measure every aspect of it.”
  • “Piazza gave the students a community, especially in the middle of the night, when the instructors were sleeping,” Professor Rexford said. “The students were more interactive in general, and it was a time saver all-around.”
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    Piazza, the Italian term for a public square, is part of a growing group of technology start-ups hoping to disrupt the education market.
Tony Searl

Users for Sale: Has Digital Illiteracy Turned Us Into Social Commodities? - things that... - 3 views

  • I think the only way to behave is as if nothing is private. And then fight to make what you care about legal and acceptable.
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    it also makes the process more transparent to us. Yes, this has always been going on, but now in some ways we are becoming more aware of it.
Ruth Howard

Infotention How-to (Discovery) | Social Media Classroom - 0 views

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    "First step in creating a radar is process of discovery" Howard Rheingold on Infotention How To 
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.
Roland Gesthuizen

The True Size Of Africa - 5 views

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    Brilliant infographic from Kai Krause (perhaps the Kai Krause?) to combat rampant 'immappancy'
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    Good comparison to work out the real size of Africa.
Tony Searl

Social Networks in Action - Learning Networks @ UOW - 1 views

  • SNAPP is a software tool that allows users to visualize the network of interactions resulting from discussion forum posts and replies.
  • Discussion forum activity is a good indicator of student interactions and is systemically captured by most LMS. SNAPP uses information on who posted and replied to whom, and what major discussions were about, and how expansive they were, to analyse the interactions of a forum and display it in a Social Network Diagram. The following figures illustrate how SNAPP re-interprets discussion forum postings into a network diagram.
  • What can a network diagram tell me? A network diagram is a visual depiction of all interactions occurring among students and staff. This information provides rapid identification of the levels of engagement and network density emerging from any implemented online learning activities. Social network visualisations provide a snapshot of who is communicating with whom and to what level. A network diagram of your students’ discussions online can:
Tony Searl

ThinkUp: Social Media Insights Engine - 2 views

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    ThinkUp captures your posts, replies, retweets, friends, followers, and links on social networks like Twitter and Facebook. We'll be adding more networks in the future. ThinkUp stores your social data in a database you control, and makes it easy to search, sort, filter, export, and visualize in useful ways.
Tony Searl

Looking for a Job on Social Networking Sites - NYTimes.com - 3 views

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    "Teaching people how to use these new tools is really becoming one of the main things that we do in career counseling offices," said Nancy Richmond, assistant director of career counseling and exploration at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. "We're showing them that using social media is a great way to show employers that they're on the forefront of cutting-edge trends. It can be extremely helpful for their careers."
Rhondda Powling

100 Inspiring Ways to Use Social Media In the Classroom | Online Universities - 3 views

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    "Social media may have started out as a fun way to connect with friends, but it has evolved to become a powerful tool for education and business. Sites such as Facebook and Twitter and tools such as Skype are connecting students to learning opportunities in new and exciting ways. Whether you teach an elementary class, a traditional college class, or at an online university, you will find inspirational ways to incorporate social media in your classroom with this list."
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    A variety of uses for social media, linked to real examples by educators in the classroom.
John Pearce

Online debate community for logical, passionate people - CreateDebate - 8 views

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    Create debate is an online space to browse a debates on an ever expanding range of topics, create your own debate or popularity contest, participate in a debate amongst other activities.
John Pearce

Social Media Search Tool | WhosTalkin? - 4 views

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    Want to search across 60 of the main social networking spaces via the one portal then WhosTalkin.com is the place to go. You can search via a group type eg blogs, videos or images, or sub spaces within these groups. This is a really interesting tool for searching on trending topics. It's also fun to do a search on your own online identity to see what others are saying about you.
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