Reading: Identified vs Anonymous Participation in Student Discussion Boards

Online discussion boards, and associated activities that use them, can get a bit of a bad name sometimes either through inacitivty or lack of quality posts to abusive or bullying. I admit these are extremes Read More …

Book Review: “Using Social Media in the Classroom” #edtech

I’m a Learning Technologist. Regular readers will know I have an interest in using, and understanding how we can use, Social Media and Social Networks with students and learning. It’s not just about helping students Read More …

Facebook as an “interactive learning resource”?

For those interested in using Facebook with students the following links may be of use: Stephen Heppell: Using Facebook in the Classroom Here Stephen writes with his daughter Juliette Heppell, herself a teacher at Lampton Read More …

Reading: “Social Media in Higher Education for Marketing and Communications”

“The Use of Social Media in Higher Education for Marketing and Communications: A Guide for Professionals in Higher Education” by Rachel Reuben This guide is worthy of more than just a re-tweet this morning, so Read More …