Update: The link is fixed now. Michael Staton has posted a good presentation on tips and tricks for teaching with Facebook. There’s nothing earth-shattering here, but for a guy like me who is still finding his way around the platform, there were some tips that I found to be very helpful.
I don’t really have much to say on this subject, but I’m really interested in the articles that are starting to emerge about how Facebook and similar social networking sites are being used for political activism in places like the Middle East and Columbia. When you couple these with phenomena in our more immediate experience, […]
Michael Staton, one of the principals behind the Facebook Courses app, has a couple of blogs that are worth reading. The first, Edumorphology, is probably the most immediately relevant for e-Literate readers. But the second one, College Readiness for the 21st Century, is also worth reading. (Among other things, Michael has been a high school […]
Here’s an interesting tidbit from BlueMassGroup: David reported about a year ago, and again in February, that Obama’s FaceBook organizing efforts dwarfed those of his competitors. I think we can all agree that most FaceBook users are under 44. By May, the largest Obama group on Facebook had 323,899 members, compared with 2,089 for the […]
Cole Camplese has a great post about FaceBook: FaceBook is a social networking service that about 85% of the college student population uses. A quick survey of my class this semester showed me that 44 out of 45 students were in the FB. It is amazing how much time and energy students give to their […]