Resources

Seeing the Big Picture

Ali, Tanveer. “4 Tips for Integrating Social Media Into the Classroom”.  Mashable. May 11, 2010.  Accessed July 17, 2011.

Kessler, Sarah.  “The Case for Social Media in Schools”.  Mashable. September 29, 2010.  Accessed July 17, 2011.

Masoni, Marco. “Why Online Education Needs to Get Social”.  Mashable. August 6, 2010.  Accessed July 17, 2011.

Collaborate With Google Docs

An Overview for Educators”.  Google Docs. Accessed July 15, 2011.

Barrett, T. “Introducing Google Docs to the Class”.  EDTE.CH.  October 21, 2001.  Accessed July 15, 2011.

Using Google Docs in the Classroom: Simple as ABC”.  Electronic Portfolios. May 7, 2008.  Accessed July 15, 2011.

Is Email Dead?

Conger, Cristen.  “Is Email Dead?”.  Discovery News. February 22, 2011.  Accessed July 15, 2011.

Email is Dead… Long Live Email”.  The New Economy.  March 25, 2008.  Accessed July 15, 2011.

Long, Chris.  “Six Trends in Digital and Mobile Communications for College Admissions in 2011”.  Cappex.  Accessed July 15, 2011.

Olsen, Stefanie. “Kids Say Email is, Like, Sooo Dead”.  CBS Interactive. July 18, 2007.  Accessed July 15, 2011.

Facebook Privacy

Walsh, K. “Facebook in the Classroom. Seriously.”.  Emerging Ed Tech.  March 27, 2011. Accessed July 8, 2011.

100 Ways You Should Be Using Facebook in Your Classroom”.  Online College.  October 20, 2009.  Accessed July 8, 2011.

Heppell, Juliet & Steven. “Using Facebook in the Classroom”.  Accessed July 8, 2011.

Does the Internet Help or Hurt Homework?

Does the Internet Help or Hurt Homework?”.  Operating Technology.  Accessed July 8, 2011.

Homework ‘Help’ Websites”.  Internet Safety Project.  Accessed July 8, 2011.

Simon, Maya, et al.  “The Internet and Education”.  Pew Internet & American Life. September 1, 2001.  Accessed July 8, 2011.

“Second Life” Brought Into Classroom

Alvarez, Manny.  “Second Life and School: The Use of Virtual Worlds in High School Education”.  Trinity University.  Accessed July 7, 2011.

A Special Ed Class Takes the Leap…”.  Suffern Middle School in Virtual Worlds. January 28, 2010.  Accessed July 8, 2011.

Wong, Grace. “Educators Explore ‘Second Life’ Online”.  CNN. November 13, 2006.  Accessed July 7, 2011.

Find Dream Job Through LinkedIn

Hampton, Keith, et al.  “Social Networking Sites and Our Lives”.  Pew Internet & American Life.  June 16, 2011.  Accessed July 1, 2011.

Lee, Judy.  “Use LinkedIn to Grow Your Business”.  EI Insider.  November 17, 2010.  Accessed July 1, 2011.

Petrecca, Laura.  “More College Grads Use Social Media to Find Jobs”.  USA Today. April 5, 2011.  Accessed July 1, 2011.

Social Media Marketing

Beneta. “How Has Social Media Changed Schools and Businesses?”.  Social Media Schools.  November 8, 2010.  Accessed July 1, 2011.

Cox, Carmen. “Colleges Use Facebook to Recruit Students”.  ABC. April 1, 2011.  Accessed July 1, 2011.

Hampton, Keith, et al. “Social Networking Sites and Our Lives”.  Pew Internet & American Life.  June 16, 2011.  Accessed July 1, 2011.

20 Colleges Making Good Use of Social Media”.  USA Today. June 27, 2011.  Accessed July 1, 2011.

“School Implements Social Media Policy”

Black, Tiffany. “How to Write a Social Media Policy”.  Inc. May 27, 2010.  Accessed June 30, 2011.

Fischer, Billy. “Social Media Policy for School Districts”.  Slide Share. June 18, 2010.  Accessed June 30, 2011.

Do Teachers Need Social Media Policies for Facebook?”.  Social Media Policy Templates.  January 28, 2011.  Accessed June 30, 2011.

“Following” Your Professor?

Bart, Mary. “Twitter in the College Classroom: Engaging Students 140 Characters at a Time“.  Faculty Focus.  July 28, 2010.  Accessed June 24, 2011.

Bart, Mary.  “Twitter Usage Among College Faculty is on the Rise“.  Faculty Focus.  September 17, 2010.  Accessed June 24, 2011.

Lenhart, Amanda, et al. “Social Media and Young Adults“.  Pew Internet & American Life. February 3, 2010.  Accessed June 24, 2011.

Perez, Erica. “Professors Experiment With Twitter as Teaching Tool“.  Journal Sentinel.  April 26, 2009.  Accessed June 24, 2011.

Twitter in Higher Education 2010: Usage Habits and Trends of Today’s College Faculty“.  Faculty Focus.  Accessed June 24, 2011.

Textbooks Turn Digital

Coombs, Bertha. “Apple’s iPad and Other Tablets Make Digital Textbooks Cool on Campus“. CNBC. June 16, 2011.  Accessed June 21, 2011.

Hetzner, Amy. “Digital Textbooks Scroll Schools Into New Era“. JS Online. January 15, 2011.  Accessed June 21, 2011.

Reynolds, Rob. “Digital Textbook Sales in US Higher Education- A Five-Year Projection“. Xplana. Accessed June 21, 2011.

10 Reasons to Use Digital Textbooks“. Edudemic. Accessed June 21, 2011.

Students’ Writing Assignments “Dumber”?

Arefah, Sousan, et al. “Writing, Technology, and Teens“.  Pew Internet & American Life. April 24, 2008. Accessed June 21, 2011.

Balasandiran, Tony. “Part 2: Is Social Media Dumbing Down Our Writing?“.  Bloom.  September 28, 2010.  Accessed June 21, 2011.

Lytle, Ryan. “How Slang Affects Students in the Classroom“.  US News.  June 13, 2011.  Accessed June 21, 2011.

Singleton-Rickman, Lisa.  “Does Texting Hurt Writing Skills?“.  Times Daily.  July 16, 2009.  Accessed June 21, 2011.

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