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Anthony Beal

Using Twitter in university research, teaching and impact activities - 8 views

    " can such a brief medium have any relevance to universities and academia, where journal articles are 3,000 to 8,000 words long, and where books contain 80,000 words? Can anything of academic value ever be said in just 140 characters?"

    "This guide answers these questions, showing you how to get started on Twitter and showing you how Twitter can be used as a resource for research, teaching and impact activities."
Antonietta Neighbour

Reports - 17 views

    Always Connected: The new digital media habits of young children
    Learning: Is there an app for that?
    Can Video Games Promote Intergenerational Play and Literacy Learning?
    iLearn: A Content Analysis of the iTunes App Store's Education Section
    White Paper: The Digital Promise: Transforming Learning with Innovative Uses of Technology
Fran Bullington

The KYVL for Kids Research Portal - How to do research Home Base - 52 views

    Interactive How to Do Research
Pam Landgraf

Teaching the Ten Steps to Better Web Research - 54 views

    Somewhat biased but basicially decent presentation on web research for adults.
Donna Baumbach

Hanging Out, Messing Around, and Geeking Out - 10 views

    free download of 441 page document; also available for purchase from Amazon
Donna Baumbach

Hanging Out, Messing Around, and Geeking Out: Kids Living and Learning with New Media (... - 3 views

    "Hanging Out, Messing Around, and Geeking Out fills this gap, reporting on an ambitious three-year ethnographic investigation into how young people are living and learning with new media in varied settings-at home, in after school programs, and in online spaces. By focusing on media practices in the everyday contexts of family and peer interaction, the book views the relationship of youth and new media not simply in terms of technology trends but situated within the broader structural conditions of childhood and the negotiations with adults that frame the experience of youth in the United States.

    Integrating twenty-three different case studies-which include Harry Potter podcasting, video-game playing, music-sharing, and online romantic breakups-in a unique collaborative authorship style, Hanging Out, Messing Around, and Geeking Out is distinctive for its combination of in-depth description of specific group dynamics with conceptual analysis."
Donna Baumbach - 0 views

    "The significant increases in the usage, frequency and access to digital media in the classroom over the past several years, along with the research showing that integrating multimedia and technology into instruction can boost student achievement, is driving our strategy to produce the most effective media for learning,"
Donna Baumbach

DIGITAL LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS: Tools and Technologies for Effective Classrooms - 0 views

    The survey found that 62% of the respondents belong to a social network. Within the educator subgroups, 61% of teachers, 51% of the principals, and 71% of the librarians indicated they are members of a social network. Educators believe that social networks could provide significant value for education.
Cathy Oxley

'Plagiarism is a form of theft' Nancy W. Goss - 0 views

    This is a useful PPT presentation for giving students a brief overview of the issues involved with plagiarism.
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