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Supersizing the Mind - Hardcover - Andy Clark - Oxford University Press - 0 views

  • Drawing upon recent work in psychology, linguistics, neuroscience, artificial intelligence, robotics, human-computer systems, and beyond, Supersizing the Mind offers both a tour of the emerging cognitive landscape and a sustained argument in favor of a conception of mind that is extended rather than "brain-bound." The importance of this new perspective is profound. If our minds themselves can include aspects of our social and physical environments, then the kinds of social and physical environments we create can reconfigure our minds and our capacity for thought and reason.

The Social Impact of 3-D Printing | TruthAtlasTruthAtlas | Discover who's changing your... - 0 views

    The new tool in the medical world is changing the game. Making prosthetics more customizable and pushing for other advancements in the medical field.
Maryam Kaymanesh

The role of social media in higher education classes (real and virtual) - A literature ... - 1 views

    Computers in Human Behavior
Maryam Kaymanesh

Teacher beliefs and technology integration - 3 views

    Teaching and Teacher Education
Maryam Kaymanesh

School subject paradigms and teaching practice in lower secondary Swedish schools influ... - 0 views

    Computers & Education

#myNYPD Twitter campaign backfires, promotes photos of police brutality inste... - 0 views

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      I used this article for one of my blog posts already, but I think it's a perfect article for my project.
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      Shows how social media connects people fighting for a common cause
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      starts trends in different parts of a country or world
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  • It also sparked similar hashtag trends — including myLAPD — and garnered international attention.
  • “What the NYPD did is fail to see that if there are things that can be dredged up in your environment, the louder voices of discontent will tweet them,”
  • 70,000 people had posted comments on Twitter decrying police brutality
Maryam Kaymanesh

Social Media - good or bad? | Pennsylvania Technology Student Association - 0 views

  • The social media allows for people to not only hear about what is going on, but actually see what is going on through the actual pictures of actual people.
  • it causes people to lack social skills and causes problems with jobs and school.
  • This causes a lot of issues for the people in the real world, as they cannot interact in the real world because they are too reliant on social media.
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  • Hiding behind a computer screen cannot be good, even if you enjoy being a hermit.
  • Nowadays, jobs and schools are searching for people’s social media profiles in order to get a feel for who he/she is and what he/she is like.
Maryam Kaymanesh

Social Networking's Good and Bad Impacts on Kids - 1 views

  • Teens who use Facebook more often show more narcissistic tendencies while young adults who have a strong Facebook presence show more signs of other psychological disorders, including antisocial behaviors, mania and aggressive tendencies.
  • Daily overuse of media and technology has a negative effect on the health of all children, preteens and teenagers by making them more prone to anxiety, depression, and other psychological disorders, as well as by making them more susceptible to future health problems
  • Facebook can be distracting and can negatively impact learning. Studies found that middle school, hig
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  • school and college students who checked Facebook at least once during a 15-minute study period achieved lower grades
  • Young adults who spend more time on Facebook are better at showing “virtual empathy” to their online friends. 
  • Online social networking can help introverted adolescents learn how to socialize behind the safety of various screens, ranging from a two-inch smartphone to a 17-inch laptop.
  • Social networking can provide tools for teaching in compelling ways that engage young students.
Maryam Kaymanesh

Social Media Has Good and Bad Effects on Kids: Experts - 1 views

  • and nearly one-quarter of teens say they log on to their favorite social media sites 10 or more times each day.
  • "Facebook is geared toward teen age and up. There are ads and cont
  • ent on the site for an older group.
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  • he report found that social media encourage kids to connect with each other and to express their creativity.
  • They also provide an opportunity for learning,
  • Bullying was around before the Internet, but cyberbullying makes it easier,"
  • "Kids have always wanted to look at nude pictures, and today, taking and sending a picture can be done in a second,"
  • "We need more technology infrastructure, and pediatricians need to be ready to intervene and help educate young people and their parents on how to be more media literate, and how they can evaluate the types of things they're exposed to,"
  • "Facebook depression."
Maryam Kaymanesh

9 Ways Technology Affects Mental Health | Do Something - 1 views

  • Sleep. Using a laptop, cell phone, or iPad late at night can seriously mess with your sleep patterns and habits, potentially leaving you with a sleep disorder.
  • Depression. A Swedish study found that participants who felt the need to have their cell phones constantly accessible were more likely to report depressive mental health symptoms.
  • The popularity of social media and sharing everything has led to this new sensation where everyone from middle school-ers to working adults feel the pressure to attend every event and share every experience.
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  • Research has shown that with the ascent of Internet and technology use, rudeness and incivility on social media sites has also increased.
  • Social media can also cause anxiety such as fear of not being successful enough or smart enough with use of sites like Facebook and Twitter.
    the bad side?
Maryam Kaymanesh

VEA - Social Media in Your Classroom? - 2 views

  • students and teachers can use social networks to enhance instruction.
  • schools pay thousands of dollars for digital storage, communication systems,
  • free! This
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  • collaboration sites, but Facebook already does all of this, and they do it fo
  • Facebook can also serve as a gateway to other sites and further learning.
  • Social media can also be a valuable teaching tool in another area:
  • Students need to know not only how to use these new resources, but how to use them appropriately.
  • Teachers can model appropriate digital usage by incorporating social media in the classroom in an open and honest way.
  • Teachers can model appropriate digital usage by incorporating social media in the classroom in an open and honest way.
  • Communicating in or reading a foreign language allows students to see how translations, idioms and appropriate vocabulary make a difference, causing them to become more careful in their own usage and translations.
  • Communicating in or reading a foreign language allows students to see how translations, idioms and appropriate vocabulary make a difference, causing them to become more careful in their own usage and translations.
  • Another viable and practical draw to using social media is that a teacher can develop assignments allowing students to see connections to real world employment
    If social media and technology is good for the classroom
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