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Frenemies on Facebook
December 29, 2008

A blogger exposes an elaborate effort by a private company to create a captive market of students on the popular social networking site. A blogge…

Podcast: Social Media in the Classroom - One Size Does Not Fit All
August 17, 2009

This sixteen minute podcast features an interview from the 2009 Colorado Learning and Teaching with Technology Conference . My conversation with with Mark Gammon , Academic Technology Consu…

E08 Podcast: An Interview with Sheri Thompson, IT Planning and Communications Officer for Louisiana State University
July 28, 2009

This fourteen minute podcast features an interview with Sheri Thompson , IT Planning and Communications Officer for Louisiana State University. The conversation was recorded at the EDUCAUSE 20…

Deciphering Social Networks
September 2, 2008

Adoption and usage data regarding social networking trends by consumers has convinced many business and IT leadership teams that social network sites, and their technological underpinnings, can …

Collaboration Tools
August 21, 2008

Students use technology in natural ways that allow them to do what they want: communicate with anyone they want, in the time and space that suits them best. Easily accessible and user-friendly, c…

Online Social Media in Crisis Events
August 4, 2008

© 2008 Leysia Palen. The text of this article is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 license (…

Facebook 2.0
March 14, 2008

© 2008 Tracy Mitrano EDUCAUSE Review, vol. 43, no. 2 (March/April 2008) Facebook 2.0 Tracy Mitrano Tracy Mitrano is the Director of Information Technology Policy and Comp…

Facebook Use on Campus: A Social Capital Perspective on Social Network Sites
December 7, 2007

Presentation at the Sixth Annual ECAR Symposium, December 5-7, 2007, in Boca Raton, Florida. This talk reviews scholarship on social networking sites, focusing on the use of Facebook among underg…

Teaching and Learning with Web 2.0
January 14, 2008

Since the 1990s, we’ve been putting our Web courses in boxes, mastering enterprise course management systems, and striving for single sign-on seamless integration between all Web-enabled busine…

Social Network Sites: Definition, History, and Scholarship
December 4, 2007

Social network sites (SNSs) are increasingly attracting the attention of academic and industry researchers intrigued by their affordances and reach. This special theme section of the Journal of…