Tag Archives: Social Networking

Mobile is the Needle, Social is the Thread


Kristen Purcell, associate director of Research at the Pew Internet Project, gave an interesting presentation, “Mobile is the Needle, Social is the Thread: How Information Today is Woven Into Our Lives,” at the annual Radiodays Europe conference in Barcelona, Spain … Continue reading

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Social Networking and Education


This is an interesting infographic created for Socialcast. The infographic looks at how educators are encouraging students to engage in social media, and how the education and social media sectors are being integrated to create a whole new way of … Continue reading

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Integrating Social Networking Technology into Online Teaching and Learning


I conducted a hands-on workshop yesterday on the integration of social networking in online teaching and learning at the 2010 Creating Futures Through Technology Pre-Conference in Biloxi, Mississippi.  Below is the first part of my presentation. Please feel free to … Continue reading

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Using Social Networking to Enhance Students’ Learning Experiences


Social networking sites are being used regularly by millions of people; and they keep people connected through a fast, free, simple, and an accessible way.  Social network applications and services have great potential in education because of their open nature, … Continue reading

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Social Networking in E-Learning Courses: Building Sense of Community


While social networking shows great potentials for e-learning in general, little is yet known about how to integrate social networking focusing on building a sense of community, particularly in e-learning courses.  With this in mind, Dr. Harrision Yang and I … Continue reading

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