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14 Ways K–12 Librarians Can Teach Social Media by Joyce Valenza

14 Ways K–12 Librarians Can Teach Social Media by Joyce Valenza
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Mobile Learning in Higher Education Viewpoint Mobile Learning in Higher Education Multiple connections in customized learning spaces The term "Nomadic" has been used to describe the current college students' culture of wireless and mobile connectedness in the sense that they are not "rooted" but incredibility flexible and fluid when it comes to their social connections and their virtual life culture. Bryan Alexander, in his article, Going Nomadic: Mobile Learning in Higher Education (2004) says, "More broadly, mobile and wireless computing has altered the rhythms of social time and has changed uses of social space." Whether you choose as a professor to exclude the connectivity from your classroom or to include it, there exits the potential of creating learning communities with broader impact than ever before possible and this can bring wonderful enhancement to any course of study or academic field.

The Librarian Who Doesn't Say Shhh! Media in the Middle | Empowering learners through creative inquiry, lifelong reading, purposeful research, and ethical use of information. How Social Media Has Changed Us Mike Laurie works at London agency Made by Many where he helps design social digital stuff. You follow him on Twitter @mikelaurie. Over the last 10 years, we've seen social media galvanize thousands over politics, create as many industries as it has destroyed, and offer an abundance of visual and audio entertainment. But has all this incredible change actually changed us, or just the world we live in? Below are some areas in which social media has had lasting, and arguably permanent effects on the ways in which we live. The question is, are these changes all for the better? Child Literacy It stands to reason that children who read and write more are better at reading and writing. Ambient Intimacy Lisa Reichelt, a user experience consultant in London coined the very pleasant term "ambient intimacy." Consider the many communications technologies through history — the telephone, Morse code, semaphore, carrier pigeons, smoke signals — they are all fairly inconvenient and labor intensive.

learning. happens. here. — The MHMS Daring School Library Blog Corporate Policies on Web 2.0 One of the barriers commonly cited during my presentations around eLearning 2.0 (use of Web 2.0 / social media for work and learning) is that organizations often have not established their policies or guidelines around the use of these tools. Unfortunately, companies sticking their head in the sand doesn't do any good. Employees are using these things in some way. Companies need a policy. I think IBM's policy is a pretty good starting point: IBM Social Computing Guidelines Updated 6/2/2009. Other company policies or discussions of guidelines I've seen around blogging, social media, web 2.0: However, I'm not really sure how many organizations have these kinds of policies and who in most organizations establishes them. If you have good articles, posts, etc. on how to get these established in your organization or stats on how common it is among different kinds of organizations, please point me to them. In some ways, the question we face is -

Social Networking Policies: Best Practices For Companies Rudimentary forms of social networking have existed for more than a decade, but the past few years have witnessed an incredible increase in the use of social networking tools (sometimes called "Web 2.0"). Time spent on social networks now exceeds time spent on email, signaling a social, business and technology paradigm shift. Continued development and expansion of social networking services and use seems inevitable. For companies, the social networking phenomenon presents a new set of challenges. This Article outlines some of the factors that companies should consider in formulating and implementing policies regarding social networking. What Is Social Networking? Social networking web-sites allow registered users to upload profiles, post comments, join "networks" and add "friends." What Are The Benefits Of Social Networking For Companies? Many companies have embraced social networking as yet another tool for effective research and communication. Why Not Just Ban All Social Networking?

The Library Voice writing-a-social-media-policy An office worker was fired after her employer discovered her sex blog. A waitress was fired for venting about a customer on Facebook. A woman lost a job offer at Cisco because of something she said on Twitter. These incidents illustrate why it might be wise to create a social media policy for your employees. "I would say it is absolutely crucial for any size business with employees to have a social media policy," said Vivienne Storey, general manager of BlandsLaw, a boutique law firm outside of Sydney, Australia, that specializes in employment law. Storey also writes for the firm's blog on social-media policy issues. A social media policy outlines for employees the corporate guidelines or principles of communicating in the online world. Writing a Social Media Policy: Deciding When to Create a Social Media Policy A social media policy can be a company's first line of defense to mitigate risk for both employer and employee. There are two approaches to creating a social media policy. 1. 2.

digiteen - Digital Etiquette 1 . Overview Digital etiquette, or netiquette as its sometimes called, is a basic set of rules you should follow in order to make the internet better for others, and better for you. 2. The internet can be a powerful tool when it comes to circulating opinion or information. 3. Techdirt did a study that showed that many people purposely responded to emails late at work, because replying to quickly implies that they do not have enough work to do. IM and SMS messages are most subject to misinterpretation, but other communications are less obscure. This are the results from a serve been asked to 10 teenagers. 4. Netiquette The following information came from 1.

Makerspace Resources and Programming ideas | Create, Collaborate, Innovate (Updated post from my Podbean Site) Summer 2014 I was asked to present a webinar to Ohio School Librarians for InfOhio. The recording is available here. I also created a resource list (adapted from a collaborative presentation with LISD librarian, Leah Mann) and year long programming ideas that I will continue to update on this page. WEBINAR RECORDING: Invent to Learn by Sylvia Martinez and Gary StagerScript Changers: Digital Storytelling with Scratch by Kylie PepplerSoft Circuits by Kylie PepplerShort Circuits by Kylie PepplerArt of Tinkering by Karen Wilkinson and Mike PetrichMakerspace Playbook by Maker MediaWorlds of Making by Laura Fleming Diana Rendina has a great post and pinterest board on this topic! Good for Upper ES- HS Good for Lower ES Makedo Kit: Build anything with cardboard (smash this with Hummingbird robotics to build cool stuff!) from kodokids.comlibrary mobile mag wall and play podium9Colleen GravesSXSWedu *What if I can’t get it all? Maze Game Challenge: