Rescuing Student Participation Through Digital Platforms

Like many of my colleagues who think carefully about digital literacy and pedagogies, I began seriously considering the use of social media platforms in educational […]

Especially meant for students: 3 items to help you develop your career & your network

7 out of the ordinary things job hunters can do to get noticed on LinkedIn — from by Hannah Morgan Excerpt: Even if you […]

“5 things to know about Facebook’s huge AR fantasy” + other recent announcements from Facebook

Five things to know about Facebook’s huge augmented reality fantasy — from by Michael Nunez Excerpt: One example of how this might work is […]

How Instagram, Facebook and Twitter Foster Digital Citizenship & Safety

Did you notice any peculiar trends on Instagram recently? In efforts to foster a safer, kinder community, tens of thousands of Instagrammers came together a […]

Social Network Spotlight: Swarm

Swarm is a geo-location, social-gaming application that allows users to “check in” at specific locations and share with their social network. A companion app to […]

Using Facebook Stories in the Classroom

As the adage goes, “the only permanent thing in the universe is impermanence.” This is certainly true of the Stories feature on social media—made popular […]

Nuts and Bolts: Social Tools for Learning: 2017 by Jane Bozarth

Social tools evolve quickly, and keeping up is a fun and sometimes daunting challenge. Are you one of those who can see past a tool’s […]

What Teachers Can Learn from Students

I remember being a college student. The problem with being a professor who remembers being a college student, is that we’re probably misremembering, or our […]

Ian Moyse: How to use Social Media to Build Relationships & Increase Sales

Tyler Basu interviews social selling expert Ian Moyse on how to use social media to build relationships with others and increase your online course sales. […]

So long Instagram, it was fun

Yesterday I switched off another network, Instagram. I have left Instagram — David Hopkins (@hopkinsdavid) March 27, 2017 There are a few reasons for this. […]

FLVS Corkboard: March Highlights

It’s March, and minus the cold snap madness, spring has sprung—and FLVS continues to sow seeds of learning! While you may be rooted in the […]

Getting Students to Critically Evaluate Fake News

Today's blog comes from Rene Tanner, subject matter librarian at ASU. Evaluating information in the digital age is a critical skill. In the classroom, as […]