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Lunch and Learn: Lynette Young on Women of Google Plus

Lynette is founder and curator of Women of Google+. Women of Google+ has quickly evolved into a destination to learn, share and explore what it takes to thrive on social networking platforms both personally and professionally. Lynette is also an organizer for PodCamp Philly & PodCamp LA, Podcast Pavilion, and Social Media Club Princeton NJ.

Speaker bio:
Lynette Young has been working with enterprise-level technology since 1989, but in the past 14 years she has been concentrating on emerging and social technologies. Her company, Purple Stripe Productions, focuses on using technology to help tell brand stories online and enrich the businesses of others. Lynette brings not only precision and detail to her clients, but a wildly creative flair and love of all things pixel.  A pioneer in the social media arena, Lynette has been blogging since 1997, podcasting since 2004, and working professionally in social media technologies and social technologies since 2006.

The Productive Scholar: Managing your identity on the internet

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Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy? Parent, Friend, Colleague, Professor?

Thursday, October 14th’s Productive Scholar series, offers a look at using social media tools in the classroom. One important consideration in using these tools is that of identity management.

Should you friend your students on Facebook? Do you tweet? Are you LinkedIn? Should you be?

Social media tools offer powerful new ways to communicate, collaborate and keep in touch.

A link to today’s presentation can be found at: http://tinyurl.com/326gb83

Tech Spotlights: Embedding video into your Blackboard course

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Here’s the slideshow presentation from our Technology Spotlight Series on 3/23/2010. The topic was how to embed a YouTube video into your Blackboard course.

Here’s a link to the handout for this topic:

How to Embed Video into Your Blackboard Course (PDF)

Lunch & Learn: Blogs, lulz and tweets: Social media comes to Princeton with Shan Hilton and John Jameson

PUSocialMedia.jpgWhy has the use of Facebook and other social networking sites exploded? Perhaps, suggest John Jameson and Shani Hilton of Princeton’s Office of Communications, because it is now possible to interact socially with very large numbers of people in ways that are no more difficult than sending out a simple e-mail.

Most users need not worry about the coding or the construction of their pages. They can simply concern themselves with what they should share, and not share.

The technologies are changing rapidly (MySpace, for example, has lost 20% of their users in just two months), bringing enormous opportunities, challenges, and some significant policy headaches.

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