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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-02-28

  • @hotdogcop Tweeted this earlier, pretty funny, but also pretty accurate http://onion.com/h3coIN #
  • The Changing Landscape of Higher Education (EDUCAUSE Review) | EDUCAUSE http://bit.ly/dFXmaz #
  • Richard Feynman on the pleasure of finding things out http://bit.ly/gij2ve #
  • Massive Health Uses Big Data, Mobile Phones to Fight Chronic Disease http://ow.ly/1s4Epd #
  • The Daily Is Interesting, But Is It the Future of Newspapers? http://ow.ly/1s4En9 #
  • Gladwell Still Missing the Point About Social Media and Activism http://ow.ly/1s4ElH #
  • “This Game Sucks”: How to Improve the Gamification of Education (EDUCAUSE Review) | EDUCAUSE http://bit.ly/fMWN4f #
  • eLearn: Feature Article – The Effects of Twitter in an Online Learning Environment http://bit.ly/gqrqfQ. Students resist adoption of Twitter #
  • eLearn: Feature Article – Administering a Gross Anatomy Exam Using Mobile Technology http://bit.ly/f74yAj #
  • Onion Report: Increasing Number Of Educators Found To Be Suffering From Teaching Disabilities http://onion.com/h3coIN. Humour #
  • Skateboarding Physics Professor At Large — Blog Archive » Building A New Culture Of Teaching And Learning http://bit.ly/hco11U #
  • Presentation Zen: Nurturing curiosity & inspiring the pursuit of discovery http://bit.ly/h4SJtd. Why don’t we value curiosity in schools? #
  • @hotdogcop Seems to be this idea that “if you build it, they will come”, but the reality is that no-one knows what to do when they get there #
  • The Need for Student Social Media Policies (EDUCAUSE Review) | EDUCAUSE http://bit.ly/fhj7F9 #
  • Evidence of Learning Online: Assessment Beyond The Paper — Campus Technology http://bit.ly/e8iuuQ #
  • E10 Podcast: Gardner Campbell and Jim Groom Discuss Faculty Attitudes and the Joy of Learning | EDUCAUSE http://bit.ly/fmLBnk #
  • The Daily Papert. Words and wisdom of Dr. Seymour Papert http://bit.ly/fs947e #
  • Mendeley Update: OpenURL support, improved article pages, & easier citation entry for OpenOffice http://bit.ly/fyOwcc #
  • Thought Leader » John Vlismas » Hofmeyr, Bloody Hofmeyr http://bit.ly/eNQumA. Intelligent response to Steve’s rant #
  • Managing your research the modern way: Research together with colleagues using an activity feed | Mendeley Blog http://bit.ly/e1eQAS #
  • The Enormous Technological Challenges Facing Education http://bit.ly/eVBik5. Nice summary of the emerging tech in the latest Horizon report #
  • A WikiLeaks Clone Takes On Higher Education – Wired Campus – The Chronicle of Higher Education http://bit.ly/g5WL4W #
  • @subcide Great, thanks for the update. #Mendeley is one of the tools I use most often and it’s brilliant to see it continually improving #
  • Thought leader: nothing to correct http://ht.ly/40Xq0. The problem of “corrective rape” in SA, aimed at the LGBTI community. I wasn’t aware #
  • The ‘myth’ of e-learning http://bit.ly/gXQmUx #
  • @dgachago17 #Hootsuite (web app) is also pretty good at updating multiple services simultaneously #justsaying #
  • Not sure which version of #Mendeley added this, but I just found the “Send by email” feature, and it is SOOO welcome 🙂 #
  • Acceptable Use Policies in a Web 2.0 & Mobile Era: A Guide for School District ~ Stephen’s Web http://bit.ly/i1MBPZ #
  • Critical Thinking: More than Words? http://bit.ly/i5rLtO. We talk about critical thinking with our students, but don’t discuss what it means #
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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-12-20

  • dRonaldArendse Boxing day #
  • @Shuayb702 the weather here is ridiculous #
  • @RonaldArendse spending Christmas and birthday with my sister & her family #
  • Just arrived in Durban, the air is wet #
  • Future of education. R we having the right conversation? http://ow.ly/1rYdPe. Ed. & social conditions are inseparable #
  • The Problem of Filters and Silos http://ow.ly/1rYdMu. Big ideas lie @ the edge of our field, where we spend the least time #
  • Which Ideas Are the Good Ones? http://ow.ly/1rYdM1. It may take time to recognise the value of innovating in the curriculum #
  • On my way to Durban for a week, let me know if u want to hang out #
  • Anyone got Cell C 3G USB modem running on Ubuntu 10.10? #
  • Playing around with #SlideRocket a bit. Very cool online presentation tool http://bit.ly/hk6njq #
  • Being Understood Requires Context… http://ow.ly/1rXX8t. When presenting, just giving the facts isn’t enough #
  • Been looking for an online project management tool. #Gantto seems pretty useful (still in beta) http://bit.ly/gnq3ac #
  • OER@UCT | Is the Lecture Dead? http://bit.ly/frv6ii #
  • Are You Making These Dissertation Writing Mistakes? « To Do: Dissertation http://bit.ly/gj1xLa #
  • Just applied to participate in the Chrome OS netbook pilot program. B nice 2 c if online only, all the time is feasible http://bit.ly/hbbYek #
  • Just confirmed my booking for camping at Monks Cowl next week, should be good times http://bit.ly/fKhNa3 #
  • Having lunch at #Barrique fantastic food, beautiful setting, great service. I’m just saying… #
  • RT @roballen101: RT @whiteafrican – Shouldn’t these #ICTD conferences be held in emerging markets, not Europe and the US? #
  • RT @whiteafrican: Turns out there are very few ICT Research projects done by African institutions (9%), or by Africans at all. #ICTD2010 #
  • Thought Leader » Jennifer Thorpe » The medical mutilation of women’s rights http://t.co/jsT6Gwx via @mailandguardian #
  • Tech Leader » Wesley Lynch » E-books: Publishing on the eve of a revolution http://t.co/ijK5Pyu #
  • How 10 Year Olds Explain Cloud Computing – ReadWriteCloud http://rww.to/ifIHfJ. “How big is it? How big do you want it to be?” #
  • Thought Leader » Christmas is sick! http://bit.ly/ihI5id. I have to agree with most of this. Comments are worth a read too #
  • Cellphones in the Classroom: Distraction or Tool? http://rww.to/hC1zYZ #
  • RT @wesleylynch: RT @spillly: When I see someone write a word like Twitterverse or Twitteriffic, I Twow up in my mouth a little #
  • Just voted for HootSuite for Best Social Media Management Tool http://mash.to/2ImZn #MashableAwards #
  • RT @newsfromtengrrl: Blind Students Demand Access to Online Course Materials – The Chronicle of Higher Education http://hoki.es/dPiwiJ #
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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-12-13

  • Web 2.0: Reflective and Critical Practices http://ow.ly/1rXGcC. Its not a crusade, its about raising awareness #
  • Research Examines What Motivates People to Comment Online http://ow.ly/1rXG9n. Emotion & negative opinion cause thread deterioration #
  • College Students Admit To “Shocking” Text Messaging Habits in Class http://ow.ly/1rXG96. Ban phones, or integrate them? #
  • Thought Leader » Why are South Africans so violent? http://bit.ly/hTD4Hv. Interesting post, comments also worth a read #
  • @carinavr Thanks. It’s nice to know someone might actually be reading this stuff every now and again 🙂 #
  • @ronaldarendse Congrats to you too 🙂 You’ve been keeping a low profile lately, what department are you in now? #
  • @amcunningham thank you 🙂 #
  • Just found out that my contract post in the physio department has been made permanent. I’m finally official. Yay me! #
  • @dean_jenkins XWiki looks like it has nice integrated features. Would love to hear about your experiences with it #
  • Bridge to Learning – Educational Research: Vygotsky and PLEs. Short essay by 18 year old student http://bit.ly/gfNknh #
  • @Realmdigital I feel special 🙂 #
  • @realmdigital Can I come too? #
  • Neuro Myths: Separating Fact and Fiction in Brain-Based Learning | Edutopia http://bit.ly/geTeLX #
  • RT @oldaily It’s time to transform undergraduate education ~ Stephen’s Web http://bit.ly/gzTEqI #
  • The Role of the Educator ~ Stephen’s Web http://bit.ly/eBxMDW #
  • A top-down approach to social and collaborative learning/working isn’t going to work http://bit.ly/etDNQW #
  • Open Educational Resources » Blog Archive » Eight things that I took away from OpenEd2010 http://bit.ly/eT85WH #
  • RT @sbestbier: RT @MadamMichelle: Facebook is the people you went to school with. Twitter is the people you wish you went to school with #
  • Moving beyond description: Research to improve teaching and learning | African Journal of Health Professions Education http://bit.ly/fNhyMt #
  • Swift Kick Central: Valedictorian Speaks Out Against Schooling in Graduation Speech http://bit.ly/f8YjxB #
  • xkcd: Genetic Analysis http://bit.ly/hDG3YX #
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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-04-19