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Technology Integration in K-12

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I was asked, I''m curious as to what you think the three most important things for new teachers to know about technology integration in k-12? 1. The exact technology doesn''t matter much, and has evolved over the years, from the days of email mailing lists, to community bulletin boards, to social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook. 2.

Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles

Tony Karrer

In a recent conversation, I was asked what I thought about twitter as a learning tool. But I also think that there’s a lot more help now around how to make effective use of Twitter as a learning tool. subQuark , June 14, 2009 Twitter Collaboration Stories eLearning Technology. Now What?

Is Twitter Where Connections Go to Die? – The Unfollowing Experiment

Luis Suarez

Over three years ago I wrote a blog entry over here about Twitter under the provocative heading: ‘ Twitter is where conversations go to die ’.

Curating our personal technology configurations

Nancy White

(Crossposted on Technology for Communities and Network Weaving CoP ). What is a Technology Configuration? For example, see [link] ).

Digital Technologies for 21st Century Democracy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The focus for this year’s conference was Digital Technologies for 21st Century Democracy.  The panel was moderated by Beth Noveck , Professor of Law at the New York Law School , who until recently served in the White House as Deputy Chief Technology Officer and leader of the White House Open Government Initiative. Leaders shape polls. 

Grandma Got Run Over by a Social

Dan Pontefract

Facebook & Google+ were the seeds. Facebook & Google+ were the seeds. Facebook & Google+ were the seeds.

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Research: The acceleration of Australian banks’ use of social media

Ross Dawson

Twitter: * CBA, NAB, and Westpac are very active on Twitter. These are often used to give access to videos on Facebook or Twitter.

Getting More Value from Your Social Media

Kevin Wheeler

Recruiters have become caught up in the technology and are using these tools without much focus on whether they are working or not. Organizations are creating Facebook fan pages, LinkedIn groups and so on with little understanding of their goals for doing so.  Facebook Google Bookmarks blogmarks MySpace PDF StumbleUpon Twitter Yahoo!

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[liveblog] Data & Technology in Government

David Weinberger

Part of the importance of this is that students at the Kennedy School are agitating for a much strong technology component to their education on the grounds that these days policy makers need to be deeply cognizant of the possibilities technology offers, and of the culture of our new technology development environment. FitBit).

Nonprofit Technology Training: Book List

Beth Kanter

It has many examples of using blogs, wikis, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, SlideShare and other tools for both face-to-face workshops and e-learning.

Applying Avinash Kaushik’s Best Social Metrics Framework for the New Facebook Insights Data

Beth Kanter

A few days ago, I moderated two panels at Grantmakers in the Arts   pre-conference on arts and technology. Hurray!”). ”). Applause.

How @GoodwillIntl is Celebrating Labor Day with Twitter Campaign #150jobs AND Measures Success

Beth Kanter

One of their  newest experiments is a Twitter campaign, #150jobs. What is the objective of the Twitter campaign? dm4V4. Housekeeping

Moron Facebook

Martijn Linssen

Actually, I mean “More on Facebook,” but as I was once accused of using fancy headlines to draw clicks (to this site with no advertising), I thought I would play the part and see if that behavior makes any difference. Also, this isn’t about Facebook at all. Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc., Not really.

Who is Behind the Nonprofit Hulk Twitter Account?

Beth Kanter

That’s the tweet that showed up in my Twitter stream last week it caught my attention. Hulk (fill in the blank) Twitter accounts are popping up all over Twitter, the latest Twitter meme. TWITTER JUST ONE TOOL IN HULKS COMMUNICATIONS TOOLBOX. HULK BROKE LADDER OF ENGAGEMENT. HULK TOO HEAVY. kanter @ NTENorg.

Everyday Technology: Innovative Ways To Do More With Less

Beth Kanter

Everyday Technology: Innovative Ways To Do More With Less, Guest Post by  Laura Quinn and Chris Bernard. Flickr Photo by Nielio. she said.

Looking for talented editors/ writers / project managers / social media on cool tech, media, and future topics

Ross Dawson

We run a series of content websites on topics related to technology, media, and the future, among many other activities. Running the site’s social media, including Twitter and Facebook, to build relationships and visibility. Future of Sex – futureofsex.net. - SME Technology Forum – smetechnologyforum.com. Branded Apps.

New Technology Supporting Informal Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Abstract We often talk about games, simulations and other events in learning, but these technologies support only episodic learning. Equally important are those technologies that provide a context for these learning episodes, an environment where students and interact and converse among themselves. Why is this necessary? Akili, G. K.

RightsCon: The Promise and Peril of New Communications Technology

Beth Kanter

WITNESS has coordinated a panel tomorrow on visual media technologies and their intersection with human rights. Guest post by Sam Gregory.

Trust and the On-Demand Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Complex Systems Economic Issues Innovation Management and Leadership Political Issues Services Innovation Society and Culture Technology and Strategy

We can all make TV. Now what?

Doc Searls

Now pause to dig  Facebook’s 10-year plan to build The Matrix. How long before Facebook buys Meerkat and builds it into Occulus Rift ? Or buys Twitter, just to get Periscope and do the same? Look where Meerkat and Periscope point. mean, historically. And it will get worse before it gets better. Binaural recording too.

Top 10 Tools for Learning 2016

Clark Quinn

Twitter is a go-to. I am pointed to many serendipitously interesting things, and of course I point to things as well. The learning chats I participate in are another way twitter helps. meta-learning technologyIt’s that time again: Jane Hart is running her 2016 (and 10th!) Top 100 Tools for Learning poll.

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One platform to rule them all

Harold Jarche

Until recently I really liked Twitter but I know that it will become more advertising-centric as time goes on. Communities Technology

12 Themes for 2012: what we can expect in the year ahead

Ross Dawson

Now our anonymity is compromised further through extraordinary advances in facial recognition technology. 2012: 12 Themes. TEN SPEED ECONOMY.

My Twitter Weekly Links Digest for 2011-07-17

Jane Hart

Infographic: Google+ vs. Facebook, the Only Comparison Chart You’ll Ever Need [link] #. Google Plus Sucks (And Here’s Why) ~ LockerGnome Social Media & Technology [link] <I’m tending to agree with this #. One Million Registered Twitter Apps [link] via @ twitter #. Powered by Twitter Tools.

Separating advertising’s wheat and chaff

Doc Searls

advertising Business Internet marketing privacy problems radio Research TechnologyAdvertising used to be simple. Two reasons for that.

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2015 top 10 tools for learning

Clark Quinn

Twitter: I am pointed to many amazing and interesting things via Twitter. Facebook: there’s another group that I use like the Skype channel, and of course just what comes in from friends postings is a great source of lateral input. meta-learning technology

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After Bitly’s fail

Doc Searls

My Twitter handle is there, with my face. Does the blue “x” close the whole thing or just my twitter handle? know that too.

In Honour of Ada Lovelace

Dan Pontefract

Well, when he was actually blogging and not centralizing his blogging world to Facebook.). blogging STEM Ada Lovelace Women in Technology

All things to all people

Harold Jarche

Communities PKM SocialLearning Technology That G+ post I made now has 52 comments, more than any post on this blog has had.

Vancouver is Home to Several ‘Social’ Rock Stars

Dan Pontefract

Does the Twitter handle @smith say enough for you? organization social social media social networking technologyWhy not? Summify. Jostle.

Take us to The Rivers

Doc Searls

And  Technology Review ? And btw, you’re now competing, effectively with your competitors, Facebook and Twitter.

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Twitter Digest for 2011-05-09

Jane Hart

42 Fresh Facts About Twitter & Facebook… | Bit Rebels [link] via @ bitrebels #. 50 Awesome YouTube Facts and Figures » Jeffbullas's Blog # Facebook #How To # MySpace #Sa [.] dpontefract: Should Employees Be Incented to Use Social Technologies? Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitterlink] ?

Escaping the Black Holes of Centralization

Doc Searls

Turkey shut down Twitter today. We’ll eradicate Twitter. I don’t care what the international community says. ” ( Hurriyedet Daily News ) He also said Turkey will “rip out the roots” of Twitter. Twitter’s centralized nature makes it a dot in the star-shaped designs of A and B. Washington Post ).

Keep your social media in perpetual Beta

Harold Jarche

Today, Facebook is the general public forum of choice for individuals, businesses, charities, brands and almost everyone else. Twitter is where you can feel the pulse of the action and are able to follow the most conversations. SocialLearning TechnologyAfter blogs, the next big phenomena were social networks. Be flexible.

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Twitter Digest for 2011-05-25

Jane Hart

Unique Uses of Twitter in the Classroom [link] #. RT @ briansolis Digital Darwinism is the evolution of consumer behavior when society & technology evolve faster than you [link] #. RT @ vellest : A World Without Facebook – Infographic [link] #. Workplace learning professionals on Twitter: add your name to the list [link] #.

The Startup Version of the Wealth Gap

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Last month I read an article in Newsweek by technology author and columnist Kevin Maney , Tech Bubble? What’s going on? 

Fred Wilson’s talk at LeWeb

Doc Searls

If you want to quote Fred, go to the source and listen. 1) We are making a transition from bureaucratic hierarchies to technology-driven networks. But now technology-driven networks are replacing bureaucracies. Examples… Twitter. We have allowed Google, Facebook, Amazon and Twitter to be our identity services.

Twitter Digest for 2011-05-29

Jane Hart

How to Use Social-Networking Technology for Learning, fm edutopia, [link] #. Only a fool or Nicolas Sarkozy would go to war with Facebook [link] via @ guardian #. Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitterTweet. RT @ JaneBozarth : GOOD STUFF. Post by @ djudje Courses v. Social Business? RT @ dpontefract : Nice.

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Reframing the news

Doc Searls

Twitter isn’t it. Yes, these days it’s pro forma for news media to post notifications of stories and other editorial on Twitter, but Twitter is a closed and silo’d corporation, not an institutional convention on the order of the front page, the editorial page, the section, the insert. Here in the U.S. Richey.

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It’s 2013. Why are we still in login hell?

Doc Searls

Especially with Facebook. The only reason I attempted to use Twitter in this case was that AdAge appeared to remember me that way.