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The Healthcare Blogger Code of Ethics and HIPAA. One of the problems that early health care bloggers faced was trying to figure out what was and what was not permissible or ethical in the blogosphere.

The Healthcare Blogger Code of Ethics and HIPAA

Since this post is dealing with legal matters, first a quick disclaimer: The information presented herein represents the views of the author as of the date of publication. The publication is for informational purposes only and not for the purpose of providing legal advice. While every attempt has been made to verify the information provided in this publication, neither the author nor its affiliates/partners assume any responsibility for errors, inaccuracies or omissions. If advice concerning medical, legal or related matters is needed, the services of a fully qualified professional should be sought. Wasn’t that fun? The Health Care Blogger Code of Ethics In May 2007 discussion of the need for an oath or a code evolved into The Healthcare Blogger Code of Ethics.

Perspective – that your readers understand your professional perspective. A guide to using Twitter in university research, teaching, and impact activities. Social media for schools: a guide to Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest. • For advice on e-safety in schools, click here The use of social media in education continues to be something of a hot topic with arguments both for and against.

Social media for schools: a guide to Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest

So I carried out a small survey of 27 teaching professionals in order to create a baseline of understanding into the use (or not) of social networking in schools, and also any concerns over some of the e-safety risks. The full survey results can be found here. There are many uses of social media in education - below are just a few of the ways they can be effectively used. Facebook • Using Facebook as a 'broadcast' account. Inspiration: University of Gloucestershire - This is a Facebook Page from my old university. Cambridge University - Another good example. Twitter • Twitter, like Facebook, is also being used as a broadcast account. The 100 Best Twitter Tools For Teachers (2012 Edition)

What should a networked educational leader tweet about? How Twitter in the Classroom is Boosting Student Engagement. Professors who wish to engage students during large lectures face an uphill battle.

How Twitter in the Classroom is Boosting Student Engagement

Not only is it a logistical impossibility for 200+ students to actively participate in a 90 minute lecture, but the downward sloping cone-shape of a lecture hall induces a one-to-many conversation. This problem is compounded by the recent budget cuts that have squeezed ever more students into each room. Fortunately, educators (including myself) have found that Twitter is an effective way to broaden participation in lecture. Additionally, the ubiquity of laptops and smartphones have made the integration of Twitter a virtually bureaucracy-free endeavor. This post describes the two main benefits professors find when using Twitter in lecture. Increased Participation Classroom shyness is like a blackhole: Once silence takes over, it never lets go. That's why, Dr. During lecture, students tweet comments or questions via laptop or cell phone, while the TA and Dr. A Community of Learners Conclusion.

10 New Ways Twitter Is Changing The College Lecture. Continuing our theme of using Twitter in education this week , we bring you a look at the ways Twitter is causing the current lecture model to evolve. The following analysis is brought to you by our content partners over at Online Universities . Gone is the time when PowerPoint was the most impressive communication technology in the lecture hall.

These days, students and professors enjoy the power of Twitter, a tool that allows for digital discussions to supplement and even guide lecture sessions. So how exactly is Twitter changing the college lecture as we know it? Read on to find out about 10 different ways. Mobile devices are welcome in the lecture hall once again : Not long ago, cell phones were met with intense hatred in the lecture hall, villainized as noisy distractions.

Lectures become a conversation : Without Twitter, lectures are often a one-way street, with professors lecturing for about an hour, mostly uninterrupted. Bashful students are speaking up :