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The proof of the pudding: Students using social media in class improve contributions, comprehension and literacy

Image source by Nomad Saleh Often the question arises – should mobile devices be banned from classrooms? I guess for many teachers it it the proof of the pudding that answers that question – much better than someone ‘telling’ them … Continue reading

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Fourteen top tips: The perks and pitfalls of social media in business

Image via Wikipedia Following advice from the session presented by Catherine Frethey-Bentham, the top tips (not in any particular order) for businesses wanting to use social media include: Focus on a marketing strategy; i.e. figure out your aims before jumping … Continue reading

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Confessions of an Online Facilitator (Sarah Stewart at Sharefest)

Sarah Stewart talked about facilitating online, from a personal viewpoint, around her experiences of facilitating ‘open courses’ (run in Wiki Educator). She also explained what an open course actually is. The wiki is used mainly as an LMS type approach, … Continue reading

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GUIDE: The Teacher’s Guide to using Facebook!

The introduction to the resource reads: “Welcome to the Teacher’s Guide to using Facebook! As educators, social networking can carry tremendous potential benefits in one’s professional development as well as staying in touch with friends, family, and colleagues. Facebook is … Continue reading

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