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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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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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#jan25

January 25 is an important day in Egypt’s history. On that date in 1952, when British troops stormed a police station where Egyptian police officers acting as commandos were holed up, a Free Officer Movement led to a revolt that … Continue reading

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The Way We Connect

In my travel to Spain to do research for a book on that topic, I journeyed through the north to Santiago de Compostela and by staying in a small inn outside of the city (the terminus of The Way of … Continue reading

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Social Networking Innovation in an Online E-Business Course

Here is a Web-based version of my ICERI10 conference presentation on the topic: Social Networking Innovation in an Online E-Business Course http://www.programhouse.com/webpres/phiceri2010pres1.htm This Web-based PowerPoint presentation (optimized for the Internet Explorer browser) describes a curriculum innovation that provides an authentic … Continue reading

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To tweet or not to tweet

When I began blogging as an alternative to hosting discussion forums with my Web site, I had some initial concerns that I expressed in one of my first blog entries: http://www.twitter.com/docteled I have made it a useful extension to my … Continue reading

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