All Blog Posts Tagged 'Facebook' (9)

Simple Tricks to Promote Your Blog on Facebook

You have a great blog. It is full of wonderful, informative, and relevant content. You post regularly, but not too frequently. In fact, you are a blog reader’s heaven. However, this does you no good at all if you do not have any traffic coming your blog’s way.

An extremely effective way to drive traffic to your blog is to advertise it on Facebook. With Facebook, you can get inside people’s phones and remind your followers to both check your Facebook page and read your blog. Of course,…


Added by Yohana Petrovic on February 18, 2015 at 1:28am — No Comments

Protecting Your Privacy on Facebook

In an attempt to compete with more open social networking platforms like Twitter, Facebook’s management made an important and very controversial decision in December to change the privacy settings for the popular social networking site. MORE...

Added by Shawn Roner on January 30, 2010 at 9:39am — No Comments



Added by Michel Reverte on October 3, 2009 at 2:38pm — No Comments

The Cheating Heart

Perhaps the most difficult problems facing educators is the staggering number of students who cheat in school. With the emergence of all sorts of exciting technologies– mobile technologies, social media technologies, etc. — teachers and administrators are finding it virtually impossible to effectively combat cheating. MORE...

Added by Shawn Roner on August 6, 2009 at 10:00am — No Comments

Critical Thinking and Social Media Technology

With the emergence of social media technology in the classroom, teachers are finding innovative ways to promote student learning. As educators become more sophisticated in terms of utilizing Internet and mobile-based technologies to share information, they are taking advantage of new and exciting opportunities to improve their teaching practice. One particular area of interest to me is the way in which this sort of… Continue

Added by Shawn Roner on July 31, 2009 at 10:00am — No Comments

Live Video on Facebook with Qik

I use this app on my iPhone and link live video feeds to my blog and now Facebook.

Qik Adds Mobile Video to Facebook


Added by John Costilla on April 21, 2009 at 5:31am — No Comments

Using Facebook with my students

As one of the trailblazers for using new technology at the college - (we prefer this phrase than guinea pig) ;) I started using Facebook to work with my students.

I wanted to get the students to upload the graphics they were designing to a facebook group to then allow the other students to see what wonderful creativity there was. This also allowed links to be shared, discussions to be used and also to invite ex-students now working in the industry in to the group and get them to… Continue

Added by Sylvianne Lambert-Hutchinson on March 1, 2009 at 2:49am — 7 Comments

Students, School, and Social Networking

I've been engaged in a conversation with some of my fellow tech coordinators in my state about social networking, more specifically Facebook, and how it all fits into schools and the curriculum. Some of the schools have blocked sites like this and a few others, definitely the minority, have left them open. The discussion has ranged from the blocking issue to teaching how to use Facebook and the deeper issues of privacy and posting in general.

Here's my take: Our students are going to… Continue

Added by Martin Sieverding on February 24, 2009 at 11:49am — 2 Comments

Study: Social networks may subvert 'digital divide'

Study: Social networks may subvert 'digital divide'

Social networks like Facebook and MySpace have reputations as time-sucking procrastination tools, but a new study from the University of Minnesota says au contraire.

Social networks build beneficial technological, creative, and communication skills, the study says, leading the researchers to actually describe social networks with the adjective "educational." Who knew?

"What we found was that students using… Continue

Added by Bruce Eric Montgomery on June 22, 2008 at 6:52pm — 1 Comment

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