Here are my favorite resources of the week, curated from my Twitter account.
Social Media Resources, Policy tools and How To’s
7 Myths of Social Media Friendships – by Jed Diamond, Ph.D.
Social Media Behavior Motivates System Evaluation – by Lisa Stephens, Technorati
Social Media News
Integrating Social Media into Business Process a Challenge – The Financial
Clear, written social media policy helps protect brand – by Christopher Pan
Is it OK for teachers and students to be Facebook friends? – by Melody Gutierrez
Social media give customers new ways to bite back – by Scott Canon
Defining the Excellent Online Instructor – by Rena M. Palloff and Keith Pratt
Ten Best Practices in Online Course Design – by Robin Smith
Removing barriers to e-textbooks – by Tony Bates
Occupy your sidewalk with a micro-library – Good Culture
International Languages News
The secret to learning languages – Tips from the polyglots: Find out how your brain works – by Colleen Ross, CBC
International Languages Resources
Latin roots in body language – by V.R. Narayanaswami
Education minister plans to fix Alberta’s aging schools – by Matt McClure, Calgary Herald
Re-thinking staff development for the 21st century – Education Is My Life
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Sarah Elaine Eaton is a faculty member in the Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, Canada.