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Facebook School Apps

Maybe you’re thinking about incorporating social media into the classroom this Fall? We’ve got a great opportunity for you with Schools App, a custom Facebook application just for San Jacinto College faculty, students, and staff. We have access to Schools

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Removing the People Pane in Outlook

The People Pane in Microsoft Outlook is a component of Outlook Social Connector that displays contact information and activity of an individual you are communicating with via email. Data for all persons included in an email, calendar meeting, or contacts

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Virginia Poised to Ban Teacher-Student Texting, Facebooking

From Read Write Web Should teachers friend their students on Facebook? Should teachers text their students? There’s no real consensus here. “No, never.” “Maybe, sometimes.” “Yes, but responsibly.” Nonetheless many schools and districts are drafting policies that dictate how school

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New College Social Networks, Unlike Facebook, Foster Academic Interaction

From the Chronicle of Higher Education Universities are turning to social networking to create online learning communities that mix serious academic work, and connections among working scholars, with Facebook-style fun. At the City University of New York, a new project

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Thoughts on Social Media and Learning

From Dr. Maureen Murphy, President, South Camups Friends, Lately, I have been thinking a lot about how technology has changed education and communication.  At a recent meeting in Toronto, I sat at a table with my colleagues from around the

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