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Technology Spotlights: RSS and Twitter

Here’s the slideshow presentation from our Technology Spotlight Series on 3/25/2010. The topic was What is RSS and  Twitter and How to Get Started. Here’s the link to the handouts for this topic: Guide to RSS Feed Readers (PDF) Getting … Continue reading

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How to Run a Twitter Chat (via Mashable)

I recently read this article in Mashable titled "HOW TO: Start and Run a Successful Twitter Chat". If you are thinking about using Twitter in the classroom or for professional development, this is a great reference and resource to read. … Continue reading

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Digital Humanities Now: Real Time Crowd Sourcing Website for Digital Humanities

Digital Humanities Now is a website that collects tweets and post them that are from people in the Digital Humanities discipline. It is completely crowd sourced and is passively edited by 274 Digital Humanities scholars. This is a great resource … Continue reading

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Facebook and Twitter Being Added to Class Participation

Purdue University is exploring a home grown program called Hotseat that integrates Facebook, Twitter, and text messaging (via a mobile device) so students can "back channel" during a class. Back channeling has become popular recently at conferences and presentations. People … Continue reading

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

Why 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 … Continue reading

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