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So You Want To Bake Some Badges

reposted from citesccme.wordpress.com I recently attended the 2013¬†Faculty Summer Institute¬†held at the i-Hotel here in Urbana-Champaign. The buzzword for the year? Well, there were many–wikis, blogs, and apps ranked high–but I would say that 2013 is the year of the … Continue reading

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Sneak a Little Science into their Day: Blogs in Teaching with Kathryn Clancy

Join us this Wednesday as our Teaching with Technology Brown Bag Series continues with Kate Clancy (Anthropology) discussing her experiences with blogging, teaching with blogs, and science writing in general. Kate is a fun and engaging presenter whose popular blog … Continue reading

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New Infographic on Social Networking in Education

A recent infographic created by Column Five Media for the SocialCast blog explains how instructors are using social media in education. The information pertains primarily to K-12 education, but the basic trends relate to social media in higher education, too. … Continue reading

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Facebook for Educators

More and more instructors are using Facebook to communicate with students and conduct online learning activities. However, the network’s oft-changing privacy policies — as well as the dreaded “creepy treehouse syndrome” — have made it more than a bit daunting … Continue reading

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