Category Archives: social networking

Discussion about the use of physical networks (wired and wireless) and the software applications that leverage them to promote social interaction for communication, collaboration, learning, and transactions.

Using Mobile Apps and Social Media for Online Learner Generated Content

Here is a Web-based version of my presentation at the 10th International Conference on Mobile Learning 2014  conference: Using Mobile Apps and Social Media for Online Learner Generated Content http://www.programhouse.com/webpres/phml2014pres.pdf This Web-based Adobe portable document (.pdf) player software presentation describes initial, anecdotal findings about … Continue reading

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Following in the Footsteps

On my second pilgrimage in Spain – this time from Tui to Santiago de Compostela along the Camino Portugues – I became aware of the importance of this prayerful walk as one in which I was not alone, even though … Continue reading

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On becoming digital learning collaboratives

Unless we possess interdisciplinary knowledge and skills as individuals, we cannot fully address our needs to improve teaching and learning through the strategic use of digital resources. For those of us whose primary professional background is in IT, we may … Continue reading

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Social media for political good

In my treatment of online social media for social good in previous blog posts, I have touched upon the use of these online social platforms to promote communication for social change as witnessed in what we now call the Arab … Continue reading

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Make a joyful noise

Psalms 98:4 “Make a joyful noise unto the LORD, all the earth; make a loud noise, and rejoice, and sing praise.” In my treatment of online social media for social good in previous blog posts, I have touched upon the … Continue reading

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The Heart and Soul of Social Networking

Amid our ethical concerns about the downside of computer technology in general and social networking in particular, I celebrate the example that people provide in their charitable work, especially in how that work is helped by leveraging the power of … Continue reading

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Collaborative reasoning with a social strategy

In my previous posts on the value of mental and physical models, I suggested that it is the dialog that we create between these two types of reasoning that helps us tackle the discovery of what is novel and complex: … Continue reading

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Rap Rocks Revolution: Social Protest Music in Social Media

Rayes Le Bled (Head of State) by El General On December 17, 2010, after police confiscated his vegetable cart, the self-immolation of a Tunisian street vendor named Mohamed Bouazizi was a trigger that energized Tunisian youth to take to the … Continue reading

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This is how it will work – social media chases social crisis

On Sunday, February 20, 2011, Omar Amer (as ShababLibya for the LibyanYouthMovement) tweeted: “we will celebrate the free libya from the square in #tripoli this is how it will work #Libya #Feb17 (god willing).” If you were following the events … Continue reading

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Revolution 2.0 – Social Media for Social Change

On January 25, 2011, a social movement in Egypt led by young protesters moved to the streets and by February 11, a despotic regime fell and they continued their long journey on a path to securing human rights, social justice, … Continue reading

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