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7 Things You Should Know About Facebook

7 Things You Should Know About Facebook

7 Things You Should Know About Facebook Information literacy—the ability to negotiate the opportunities and risks of the Internet age—is increasingly important. Facebook, a leading social networking site, highlights the information literacy challenges college students face. The site allows individuals to create profiles that include almost anything they want to post and dynamically links theirRead more about 7 Things You Should Know About Facebook[…]

Faculty Ideas about Technology: Wikis

Faculty Ideas about Technology: Wikis

Faculty Ideas about Technology: Wikis Kimberly Arnold and David Eisert Wikis are an increasingly popular trend sweeping through educational institutions around the world. Although they were originally viewed as another technological trend serving as a stopgap, wikis have firmly planted themselves among the most asked about emerging technologies. As Web 2.0 becomes more prevalent inRead more about Faculty Ideas about Technology: Wikis[…]

Seven Problems of Online Group Learning (and Their Solutions)

Seven Problems of Online Group Learning (and Their Solutions)

Seven Problems of Online Group Learning (and Their Solutions) Tim S. Roberts and Joanne M. McInnerley The benefits of online collaborative learning, sometimes referred to as CSCL (computer-supported collaborative learning) are compelling, but many instructors are loath to experiment with non-conventional methods of teaching and learning because of the perceived problems. This paper reviews theRead more about Seven Problems of Online Group Learning (and Their Solutions)[…]