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Archive for September, 2014

Instagram in the classroom

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 15th September 2014

How To Use Instagram In Your Classroom http://www.edudemic.com/instagram-in-your-classroom/ Instagram is a hugely popular social network for photo sharing. Student Work Showcase Student of the Week Class Memories Historical Figures Literary Characters Reading Recommendations Step-by-Step. Scavenger Hunt Writing Ideas Document Progress

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Full Spectrum Lights in Miller Center

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 15th September 2014

From: lrs_l-bounces@lists.stcloudstate.edu [mailto:lrs_l-bounces@lists.stcloudstate.edu] On Behalf Of Hubbs, Susan Sent: Sunday, September 14, 2014 5:38 PM To: Northenscold, Melissa A.; lrs_l@stcloudstate.edu Subject: [LRS_l] Re: Full Spectrum Lights in MC – Brainstorm Session Monday Dear Colleagues, I have started a bibliography beginning with books and articles that LRS owns or has access. I have not prettied it [...]

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Chef the movie

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 14th September 2014

There is a movie about a middle-aged cook, his early-teen son, who TWEETs and VINEs and helps his dad’s career: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2883512/ Good actors but weak plot and movie. My blog entry is not about the movie quality, but about the notion that social media is saving the main character’s career and helps him self-promote.

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Library; what should be…

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 14th September 2014

Amidst discussions at LRS and forthcoming strategic planning – The LinkedIn Higher Education Teaching and Learning group has a discussion started: “The library as space is becoming more important, even as students are able to log on to databases from wherever.” based on the the article Spikes, Stacks, and Spaces from Inside Higher Ed blog: [...]

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Brandjackers

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 13th September 2014

Why Online Brandjackers Plague the Travel Industry http://www.marketingweekly.com/web-strategy/why-online-brandjackers-plague-the-travel-industry/ The online hotel booking business is a ripe target for “brandjacking,” but this type of commandeering is of a different nature than we have seen in previous studies. More than 580 million visits from highly-qualified travelers are siphoned away from the hotel brands’ online bookings sites to [...]

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Typosquatters

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 13th September 2014

Facebook Wins Court Battle Against “Typosquatters” http://allthingsd.com/20130501/facebook-wins-court-battle-against-typosquatters/ A typosquatter is the name for companies or individuals who purchase domain names like “gacebook” or “dacebook” in the hope that users will accidentally visit the sites. In this particular case, the defendants were sitting on many different misspelled domains which, when visited, would redirect users to other, [...]

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We’ve Got Game – Strategies for Building Gamification into Your Blended Classroom

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 12th September 2014

We’ve Got Game – Strategies for Building Gamification into Your Blended Classroom LOGIN INFORMATION: To login on September 5, 2014 starting at 2:30 pm ET http://connectpro86502729.adobeconnect.com/frlvfall2014/ or tlt.gs/login

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The Digital Humanities network on Twitter

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 11th September 2014

The Digital Humanities network on Twitter: Following or being followed? http://www.martingrandjean.ch/digital-humanities-network-twitter-following/ an outline of “friends/following” relations in a group of 800 digital humanists on Twitter, from a quantitative point of view  

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How to Master Instagram in 8 Simple Steps

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 11th September 2014

How to Master Instagram in 8 Simple Steps Read more: http://blog.sumall.com/journal/master-instagram-8-simple-steps.html#ixzz3D31FeipS 1. Create your story 2. Create your content 3. Put yourself out there. 4. Break down your platform barriers 5. Nurture a clear following 6. Engage with your followers 7. Reward your followers with coupons, contests, or previews of upcoming events 8. Watch it grow

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Cyberbullying Increases as Students Get Older

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 11th September 2014

Cyberbullying Increases as Students Get Older, Study Finds http://blogs.edweek.org/teachers/teaching_now/2014/09/cyber_bullying_increases_as_students_get_older.html The study also found that girls were more likely to experience verbal and cyberbullying while boys were more likely to experience physical bullying. my note: No news here. “School-based interventions need to address the differences in perpetrator and victim experiences,” she said. “The key is to [...]

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