On the web today, things change fast. New applications launch every day, and existing applications continue to evolve and add new features. Just this year we witnessed the debut of Google+ and the introduction of Facebook Timeline.
It seems like everything is moving to the cloud from documents to photos to podcasts; plus more and more services are implementing cloud storage for security reasons. While 10 years ago you needed to have actual space on your computer or mobile device in order to save and access files, now you really don’t need much because free cloud storage is everywhere.
It may be I’ve been reading too many children books lately, but everything seems to be pointing back to those 26 symbols we know so well. It’s all about the A-B-C’s in education, why should resources for higher education professionals be any different?
Email Share December 1, 2011 - by Tom Vander Ark
Qui aime bien châtie bien, c’est bien connu. C’est le cas quand on touche aux médias sociaux. Les dessinateurs et illustrateurs s’en donnent à cœur joie pour parodier, triturer et se moquer de ces espaces d’échange.
11 juillet 2011 | Ecrit par Laurent Reich | 14 Commentaires
L'activité de tout bon community manager ne se résume pas à publier, animer, veiller, modérer sur les principaux réseaux sociaux que sont Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Linkedin, Viadeo ou YouTube. Il existe une multitude d'autres réseaux sociaux professionnels ou spécialisés qui pullulent sur la toile.
Underpinning a disdain for social media in higher education is the assumption that incoming students have an inherent aptitude for new technologies
Social media is changing the way brands use online advertising.
What if your struggling students could view demonstrations of difficult math concepts as often as necessary?
Without a doubt, Twitter is one of the best innovations of the century.
If you want your tweets on Twitter to go beyond your own following, hashtags are a great option.
These days, if I meet a new friend we add each other to Facebook.
MySpace, Bebo, Friendster, Google Wave, Google Buzz, Ping. All brand names that meant something once, some of which had tens of millions of users in the online social space, all have something else in common; they tried to be David to Facebook’s Goliath and came off worse. All of them brought something new to the online social space, a different way to interact with other members, a quirky feature or niche focus.