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Why Social Media Belong in the Classroom

Why Social Media Belong in the Classroom

Students in New York served detention for remarks they made about a teacher on a Facebook group, three teens in Massachusetts were charged with identity theft for creating a fake Facebook page in a classmate’s name, and a professor in Pennsylvania was suspended over her Facebook posts.  Even when social media is not in the [...]

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CO to State Facebook Users: “Shut. Down. EVERYTHING.”

CO to State Facebook Users: “Shut. Down. EVERYTHING.”

Wednesday we received information that was both surprising and almost unbelievable from a friend and reader of ours over in Colorado. After some digging and communication with other contacts we have confirmed with other schools and the CO State Controller that it appears that the state of Colorado has advised state agencies, including higher ed, [...]

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Book Review: Free Culture by Lawrence Lessig

Book Review: Free Culture by Lawrence Lessig

If you follow me on Facebook or Twitter, you might have caught on that I recently got into the book Free Culture: The Nature and Future of Creativity by Lawrence Lessig, one of many that I’ve been meaning to check off my least of to-reads.  Let me spoil the review by telling you not to [...]

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