social media

What does the digital world mean for today’s college classrooms?

June 15, 2009

I guess that I’m the last person to see this, but this YouTube video on digital technology and college education from Kansas State University made the rounds a while back.  It’s a very moving presentation of how distanced students feel from their own learning and the role that technology plays in that. From a teacher’s […]

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Why twiddle with twitter?

March 16, 2009

A recent query on a writers’ listserv pleaded: Can someone, anyone, please explain the advantages to me of being on Twitter? I certainly understand the “concept” of repeated exposure, and that it takes less time and words than blogging, but in all honesty, even though this is called “social” networking, it leaves me a bit […]

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