Archive for the 'Social Software' Category

Fall 2011 Courses

Saturday, August 27th, 2011

I am excited to be starting my Fall 2011 courses this week (hurricane permitting). Below are the syllabi from this semester’s courses, with some highlights: Projects in Digital Archives – Thursdays (PDF) In this section of Projects in Digital Archives, we will be working with the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (a.k.a. the Joint) to […]

Social Media @ Pratt

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

I am teaching Social Media again this Spring. One great thing about teaching it now is that it coincides with Social Media Week in New York, which seems to be getting more groups interested in it, including the New York Public Library. During the course, we will also be watching a few good documentaries on […]

Introducting EduExpression

Friday, July 16th, 2010

Given the interest in EduExpression I found at the ED-MEDIA 2010 conference, I have decided to make it Open Source and available for download at eduexpression.sourceforge.net. EduExpression is blogging software for educational programs serving youth in grades 3 to 8. Enjoy 🙂

ED-MEDIA 2010 Toronto

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

I am in the lovely city of Toronto presenting my paper Using Online Social Networks to Build Healthy Communities: A Design-based Research Investigation at ED-MEDIA 2010. The presentation is below: Using Online Social Networks to Build Healthy Communities View more presentations from ac2182.

Social Media Course Syllabus

Tuesday, January 5th, 2010

The syllabus is also available as a PDF.

Social Media Flyer

Friday, October 9th, 2009

I really dig the new flyer for my social media course that Sarah Lassie at Pratt SILS put together. Here it is:

Course on Social Media

Monday, October 5th, 2009

I am excited (and a tiny bit daunted) to be offering the class “Social Media” next semester at Pratt SILS. A description is below: Social Media (LIS-697-09) Wednesday, 3:30-5:50 PM The rise of the networked information environment, currently highlighted by such descriptors as Social Media and Web 2.0, and popularized by such web properties as […]

My Dissertation

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009

Although it has been done for a few months now, I realized I never posted my dissertation here. So here it is, enjoy! USING INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGIES TO ADVANCE A PARTICIPATORY CULTURE: A STUDY FROM A HIGHER EDUCATION CONTEXT Advances in information and communications technologies (ICTs) have empowered individuals to share their intellectual, cultural, […]

TCETC 2009

Tuesday, May 12th, 2009

The Teachers College Educational Technology Conference 2009 was great fun. Below are the slides from our presentation titled, Designing an Online Social Network: Lessons Learned, which presents some research on the implementation of the Building Healthy Communities Social Network. Designing an Online Social Network: Lessons Learned View more presentations from ac2182.

Using Social Networking Tools to Promote Healthy Communities

Wednesday, January 21st, 2009

I am pleased to announce that the Building Healthy Communities Social Network is being rolled out to 15 schools in NYC, Philadelphia, and New Jersey starting next week. The Social Network is a collaboration between the EdLab (moi), the Center for Technology and School Change (Ellen Meier and Caron Mineo), and The After School Corporation […]