Dr. Sarah’s favorite resources of the week (Jan. 2-8, 2012)

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

Educational Technology

Teachers Resist High-Tech Push in Idaho Schools – NY Times

Tips for Adding the Right Images to Your E-Learning Content – Atrixware

Defining the Excellent Online Instructor – by Rena M. Palloff and Keith Pratt

Ten Best Practices in Online Course Design – by Robin Smith

Best ten articles of educational technology and mobile learning in 2011 – EducationTech

Removing barriers to e-textbooks – by Tony Bates


Occupy your sidewalk with a micro-library – Good Culture

International Languages News

Foreign language program rules modified in the military – Army Times

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 News

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.


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