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why Twitter works for me

I was asked recently, on Twitter, which social media platform I prefer, and the answer was easy, not only because I’m taking an extended break from Facebook. @BryanAlexander I like Twitter for the lower commitment to conversation and as more… Read More ›

Embedding a Tweet

Well, this is cool. Embedding someone’s Tweet in your site. Yet another visual way to link to web content and highlight it for your readers. What would you do with it? How would you suggest that students use it? Citing… Read More ›

whither the professoriate?

In my last post, I referred to a couple of EDUCAUSE 2011 speakers, Seth Godin and Anya Kamenetz, who offered a vision of the current educational landscape that I interpreted as a kind of chaos or wild west of free/open… Read More ›

Point/Counterpoint: Disrespectful and Time-Wasting, or Engaged and Transformative? The Mile-High Twitter Debate

Point/Counterpoint: Disrespectful and Time-Wasting, or Engaged and Transformative? The Mile-High Twitter Debate. Interesting discussion of Twitter in terms of passion for a new and open tool vs. concern for privacy and firewalls. The debate took place at EDUCAUSE 09: http://www.educause.edu/E09+Hybrid/EDUCAUSE2009FacetoFaceConferen/DisrespectfulandTimeWastingorE/175838… Read More ›

just for fun

Maybe you’ve already seen this Twitter-phobic video, but does it express what you’ve been thinking? That’s a pretty brief video; compare to this long article on whether Twitter is good or bad for us. It contains the video and a… Read More ›