Students as podcasters

Listening to Themselves: Podcasting Takes Lessons Beyond the Classroom | Edutopia Here’s an article describing one teacher’s experience with having students create podcasts.  The teacher found that when students podcast they increase their knowledge of the subject they are covering. He also  said creating podcasts improved students’ ability to communicate ideas about a topic. (delicious tags: Education […]

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)