Month: December 2007

Funded Facebook Course Apps

Tony Hirst looks at some tools that allow integration between Facebook and courses. While he comments One thing we are wary of doing with the app is intruding on the student’s social space; so finding useful things for users to do in the app without making it seem like we are forcing VLE functionality into…

Reconsidering Digital Immigrants…

Henry Jenkins looks again at the “Digital Immigrants/ Digital Natives” debate. Jenkins points out: Talking about youth as digital natives implies that there is a world which these young people all share and a body of knowledge they have all mastered, rather than seeing the online world as unfamiliar and uncertain for all of us….

Edublog awards

The 2007 eddies are just round the corner … this time they’re happening in Second Life – though there are some alternatives. The latest news, as well as the locations are listed on the Edublog Awards Blog. There are quite a few more categories than last year – some nominees are the same as last…

YouTube – Privacy and Social Networks

This is an information video from the Canadian Government. I think that it does reasonably well in terms of alerting people to the sort of information that they may be making available, without necessarily causing them to never put anything on the Web ever again. Via: Nellie Deutsch‘s facebook page….