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Rules of engagement: seven lessons from communicating above and below the line. DCRL Questions. Tweetchat help. Every answer serves as a starting point, not an end point.

Tweetchat help

It invites us to ask more and better questions. (Douglas & Seely Brown, 2011, 82) What is a Tweet Chat? A TweetChat is a virtual meeting or gathering on Twitter to discuss a common topic. The chat usually lasts one hour and will include some questions to stimulate discussion. This is what .com looks like in different languages - Dec. 10, 2015. This week, Verisign, the registry for domains ending in .com and .net, launched the first internationalized version of .com.

This is what .com looks like in different languages - Dec. 10, 2015

It's in Japanese script, and it looks like this: .コム. Previously, the only way to load a .com website was to type the Latin characters that are common to English, French, Spanish and German speakers but unfamiliar to billions of people around the globe. Approximately 45% of all websites in the world are in a language other than English, according to W3Tech. Since most countries in Asia have very low to moderate proficiency in English, users may not be able to find their way to a website simply because they are unable to enter a domain name. Building social engagement at your college or university. Last week we opened our call to find 50 of the most influential HE professionals on social media in the UK.

Building social engagement at your college or university

But what consitututes good practice? It wasn’t all that long ago that the notion of social media in education was somewhat frowned upon. A flash of Facebook’s familiar dark blue glow on a computer screen or the lighter blue of Twitter would immediately let off warning signs that attention wasn’t on the job at hand – far be it that these channels could actually be useful in the professional environment. Thankfully, most colleges and universities today recognise the huge potential of social media for sharing key messages, outputs and directing people to your content.

For example, it’s highly likely that your organisation has a primary Twitter account that’s designed to represent the organisation as a whole. The invention of tradition: how ‘researchers’ replaced teachers. The word “traditional” is possibly the most overused term in higher education.

The invention of tradition: how ‘researchers’ replaced teachers

In fact, in common with nearly all institutions that have endured for any substantial length of time, the university has been adroit at reinventing itself. The latest reimagining is that “traditional” universities are research-led institutions. Jaime Casap Explains Why Global Competence Matters: It's Not Really a Small World - Global Learning. Jaime Casap, Chief Education Evangelist at Google, Inc. shares why global competence is critical for students.

Jaime Casap Explains Why Global Competence Matters: It's Not Really a Small World - Global Learning

Join him this Thursday, May 21st at 8pm ET/5pm PT for a special #globaledchat on Twitter. (Just search for #globaledchat to join the conversation). How to Curate Your Digital Identity as an Academic - Advice. By Kelli Marshall In 2009, anyone who searched my name on the web would first encounter the opinions of a disgruntled Midwestern undergraduate who lambasted me for being an unfair, unprofessional, and essentially ignorant professor.

How to Curate Your Digital Identity as an Academic - Advice

Oddly enough, the student was angry because I had begun incorporating Twitter into the classroom. I was among the early advocates of using the social-media site in teaching, especially in large lecture-based courses. A hard act to Swallow. About Me Steve Wheeler I'm Associate Professor of learning technology in the Plymouth Institute of Education at Plymouth University.

A hard act to Swallow

I chair the Professional Enhanced Learning Conference (Pelecon), and I serve on the editorial boards of a dozen international journals, including the open access publications Research in Learning Technology (formerly ALT-J), Digital Culture and Education, EURODL and IRRODL. Turn the Pressures of Technology into Potential - John Hagel III. Digital technology is full of paradox, yet we often tend to under-emphasize or even ignore the paradoxes — often looking at either technology’s problems or its promises, rarely examining both at the same time.

Turn the Pressures of Technology into Potential - John Hagel III

Social Media in Education. What Teachers Need to Know about The New Creative Commons 4.0 Licenses. A blog by chris james carter. Forms of IPR. Confidential information and non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) Although not covered by any statutory IPRs, confidential information is closely related to, and often regarded as, intellectual property.

Forms of IPR

The most common form of protection for confidential information is a non-disclosure agreement (NDA). An NDA can protect you by documenting someone's promise not to use or pass on information about your idea. Anyone who breaks the terms of an NDA risks legal action. Use a 3rd Party Service to Post to Various Sites. What’s New in 4.0. Creative Commons worked for more than two years to develop the next generation of CC licenses — the version 4.0 CC license suite.

What’s New in 4.0

How Twitter chats support being a Connected Educator. As we approach October, Connected Educators Month, I reflect on the value of the connections I have made to others across the globe on my path to connectedness. However, when I began this path, I had no idea where the road would lead. I recall hearing about Twitter in 2009 at a conference I attended and remember thinking, “tweeting?!”. Start. University of Plymouth. We're constantly being reminded that the internet is a dangerous place - we live in fear of being robbed, stalked or infected with a virus! But what do we need to do to keep ourselves safe? Read on... General Security Get Safe Online gives free, expert advice around issues such as protecting your computer, identity theft and avioding online rip-offs. The site has been developed in partnership between the UK Government, HSBC and Microsoft among others.

Identity Theft 'IdentityTheft.org.uk'- advice from the Home Office on how to protect yourself and what to do if you think you're a victim of identity theft 'Help Me Stop Identity Theft'- tips from 'Get Safe Online' Digital Footprints.