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Science Networking Project: The Handout

I would like to thank all of the individuals on Twitter and those who have commented on the blog for help in thinking about how best to use Twitter in the classroom.  Below is the handout I will be giving the students the first day of class.  Feel free to make suggestions for improvement, or … Continue reading

Twitter Project: The Response

Thanks to some helpful re-tweets, some interesting discussion on Twitter and in the comments section of my previous post produced some suggestions and highlighted some challenges that may be encountered when trying to integrate social media into the classroom. I wanted to take a moment to summarize this discussion here, which, I hope, will generate … Continue reading

Science Networking Project: Twitter Revisited

In my initial post on using Twitter in the classroom, I had only begun to explore the idea as a method of information retrieval – a way for students to keep up with current findings. Since then I have been exploring ways to incorporate Twitter in more active ways, developing activities around the use of … Continue reading

Michael Nielsen and the open science revolution

@IleneDawn tweeted a link to an interesting video featureing Michael Nielsen, a pioneer in quantum computing and author of the recently published “Reinventing Discovery: The New Era of Networked Science.” (Just purchased for my nook!) This is a timely find, following up on my recent post aiming to explore novel or interesting ways to integrate twitter … Continue reading

Teaching with twitter

As part of the advanced molecular and cellular biology course I will be teaching next semester, I have been considering ways to integrate social networking into the course. I would like to encourage students to use twitter as one of the ways they can keep current with information in the field. Therefore, I pose the … Continue reading

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