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Social Media Course Gives Working Adults a Competitive Edge
August 20, 2013 – 9:00 am | Comments Off on Social Media Course Gives Working Adults a Competitive Edge

Some instructors remain skeptical of social media in education; others embrace social media as a source of course materials, a connection to field experts, and a platform for class communication. But another instructor is taking …

8 Reasons Why an Instructor Should Use Facebook and Twitter in a Course
February 7, 2013 – 2:59 pm | 5 Comments

Guest post authored by Renee Mandelbaum, adjunct faculty member at Harry S. Truman College in Chicago   Once considered non-traditional, unconventional, and even trendy, social media has certainty infused itself into many different spaces in …

Resolving the Conflict between Higher Education and Social Media
December 17, 2012 – 8:05 pm | Comments Off on Resolving the Conflict between Higher Education and Social Media

Dr. Sarah Smith-Robbins, known to her colleagues and social media followers as “Intellagirl,” gave a terrific Educause seminar on The Conflict Between Educational Technology and Institutional Education, and the Future. In the Educause video recording, …

Student + Technology = Academic Success
December 4, 2012 – 3:00 pm | Comments Off on Student + Technology = Academic Success

We don’t have to tell you about the inseparable relationship between your students and their technology–this is fairly obvious to educators. But did you know that many students say that technology helps them feel more …

Texas Social Media Research Institute announces fellows
July 8, 2012 – 8:11 am | Comments Off on Texas Social Media Research Institute announces fellows

The Texas Social Media Research Institute (TSMRI) has announced the fellows selected for 2012-2013.
The fellows are Robin Bartoletti, Academic Partnerships; Mark Gammon, University of Colorado, Boulder; Lora Helvie-Mason, Southern University at New Orleans; Randy McCamey, Tarleton State University; Jeton …