Daily Bookmarks 11/09/2007

Students tell universities: Get out of MySpace! | Students | EducationGuardian.co.uk  Annotated

  • Student reactions to universities using social networking tooks like MySpace and Facebook as learning mediums. In general, they don’t want the tools used for formal learning; they want to keep some separation between their personal and school lives. However, students also like using the communication tools for more informal purposes, like getting to know their professors or for instant tutoring.
     – post by christyinsdesign

Online spaces are blurring, as universities that podcast and text their students have shown. The Jisc project manager, Lawrie Phipps, explains how the battle lines are being drawn: “Students really do want to keep their lives separate. They don’t want to be always available to their lecturers or bombarded with academic information.”

Around the Corner v2 – MGuhlin.net – Read/Write Web

  • Two good resources linked in this post: Judy O’Connell’s slideshow on Literacy & Web 2.0 and a revised Bloom’s Taxonomy linked to digital media tasks. Judy’s “toolbox” of literacy skills is 4 Cs: Create, Contribute, Collaborate, and Connect.
     – post by christyinsdesign

1 thought on “Daily Bookmarks 11/09/2007”

  1. I was searching for this kind of a blog for months now. Actually lost the hope of finding one, but here i am 🙂 Thanks for the great articles! Looking forward for a little read after dinner 🙂

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