Thursday, 10 May 2007
Australia Well On The Way To Excluding Social Networking Tools From Educational Institutions!
Web Nasties Crack Down And so it goes in Australia. Social networking tools face extinction in Australian learning institutions. Fear has taken over and blocking learners from learning environments the answer???? Is there not enough compelling evidence on the benefits of these tools, in learning, in business, networking in specialist areas such as depression, substance abuse and the like. The world outside of education embraces and the very institutions that exist, to prepare learners, for the world they will enter upon leaving their walls, block, disengage,create a false reality, intentionally denying learners a critical element of their learning. Learning in Australia behind the rest of the western world! Dumbing Australia - Not Happy!
anti-social media n. Communication channels favoured by the aged , and those that don't want to be "part of the conversatio...
http://blogs.zdnet.com/Hinchcliffe/?p=137 Articles such as the one above, six months ago would have left me clearly in favor of Myspace . F...
An interesting update on facebook and google. http://www.emarketer.com/Article/Google-Grabs-Social-Sign-In-Share/1009830
So I awaited my phone call. It was a senior manager at HIT. I was told I was being nominated as a flexible learning leader and had the su...