Students, don’t defriend your facebook account just yet

Facebook Users, Research Need Further Study The link above will take you to an article in the Wall Street Journal that gives hope to students who considered dumping facebook after a recent study reported a relationship between social networking and lower grades. (delicious tags: higher_education Facebook socialnetworking K-12)

Can the NCAA make a student take down a facebook group?

Can the NCAA make a student take down a facebook group? College students have started making facebook groups to encourage star high school athletes to attend their university. The NCAA considers these students as boosters and is asking athletic departments to have the pages taken down. Not so fast NCAA… (delicious tags: higher_education Facebook socialnetworking […]

Blackboard meets Facebook

Social networkers can now check in on their Blackboard courses from their Facebook profiles. Is this a good thing? What are the advantages and disadvantages for students and teachers? This presentation will demonstrate how Blackboard interfaces with Facebook, and share the results of a survey given to students and faculty who installed the Blackboard Application […]

Applying to a college? Your facebook page may be a problem

College Applicants, Beware: Your Facebook Page Is Showing (web link) Some colleges are reviewing facebook pages as part of their process to evaluate potentional students. Students need to be careful what they include on their facebook pages. (delicious tags: Facebook higher_education socialnetworking web_2.0)

Drunk driving & facebook, Online Cheating Legislation

Don’t drink and drive, then post on Facebook Here’s a reminder to think twice before posting something on a social networking site. It doesn’t appear as if the people mentioned in this article were thinking at all. (delicious tags: K-12 Facebook higher_ed MySpace socialnetworking) New Systems Keep a Close Eye on Online Students at Home […]