IMHO

I wish I had written this

I can’t remember now where I ran across a link to Kim Cofino’s blog. Probably a tweet from one of the education movers and shakers I follow. The post that was linked in the tweet wasn’t even this particular one. But this is a great post. First Steps Toward Becoming a 21st Century Educator. But […]

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Cat People

Reading about disasters, wars, suffering of every kind through the screen of written news or television.. the information has always been there but the information has never been so immediate, so graphic and so personal. Because Twitter does feel personal, it is personal conversations, personal connections as well as news a full day ahead of […]

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Something is happening, Mr. Jones

It is not that I think I will see world peace in my lifetime because of Twitter. I may be an idealist (semi-closeted) but I am not a complete idiot.  I do think something very interesting is happening though. A man named Kovas Boguta has devised a really wonderful graphic showing the influences English speaking […]

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Further notes on online communication during revolutions

There’s an excellent overview of how online communication tools were used during the Egyptian Revolution as well as a timeline of communication shutdowns here: Egypt Revolution 2011 and Communications. It’s by Ramy Raoof whose photos I followed via Twitter links during the demonstrations.

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web publishing

We do not teach web 2.0 tools or online communication mores at KUA. and I think that’s pretty unfortunate. We now have two a web publishing platform here at KUA, this WordPress installation. and KUtube We have no policies that I know of written with these platforms in mind. We have the AUP – the […]

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