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Facebook as Learning Management System: The Good, the Bad, and the Unexpected
December 6, 2013

Key Takeaways Inspired by a desire to make online courses more engaging for faculty and students, Saybrook University launched Project X , which offers experimental courses …

Fishing Where the Fish Are: Adding Facebook to the Learning Management Platform Mix
July 23, 2013

By Sidneyeve Matrix To increase student engagement with course materials and classmates, some higher ed faculty are making Facebook a platform of choice. In her Anatomy and Physiology …

I'm Not Your Friend: Social Networking in University Classes
July 18, 2012

Nicol Howard is Adjunct Faculty and a PhD Candidate at Chapman University. Key Takeaways What happens when an instructor implements social networking in undergradua…

What Facial Recognition Technology Means for Privacy and Civil Liberties: A Hearing
July 20, 2012

On Wednesday, July 18, 2012 the Senate Committee on the Judiciary held a hearing of the Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology and the Law entitled, “What Facial Recognition Technology Means for P…

Bucknell University Social Media Guidelines
April 1, 2011

These guidelines are intended to help Bucknell University faculty and staff who create and manage social media presences as University representatives, either as individual professionals or on be…

7 Things You Should Know About Personalized Digital Magazines
July 12, 2011

Applications like Flipboard, Zite, RSS5000, and Taptu aggregate content from personal social media networks and other sources, presenting the information in a snappy magazine-style format c…

New ELI 7 Things... Explores Personalized Digital Magazines
July 18, 2011

 Applications like Flipboard, Zite, RSS5000, and Taptu aggregate content from personal social media networks and other sources, presenting the information in a snappy magazine-style fo…

Social Media guidelines
June 4, 2009

This blog from Florida International University provides some guidelines for how to communicate on behalf of FIU on social media sites. This blog…

The Social Media Maze
October 9, 2009

Colleges are eager to leverage Facebook and Twitter to boost recruiting and fund raising, but many still don't have a coherent strategy for how to do it. …

Facebook: Eroding Privacy and Destroying Trust
December 11, 2009

If you logged onto your Facebook (FB) account yesterday, you would have received a notification from the company, informing you that their privacy restrictions have changed.  It would have dir…


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