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Technology and the College Generation Technology and the College Generation
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The New York Times
September 27, 2013
Can Twitter Boost Literacy? Can Twitter Boost Literacy?
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NPR’s Tell Me More
August 19, 2013
How to reach the many offline students How to reach the many offline students
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Times Higher Education
August 15, 2013
Student Facebook Use Might Affect Future Success Student Facebook Use Might Affect Future Success
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NPR’s Tell Me More
June 27, 2013
Wealthier College Students Share, Connect More On Facebook: Study Wealthier College Students Share, Connect More On Facebook: Study
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The Huffington Post
June 25, 2013
NPR Boston Bombings Internet Hate Boston Bombing Sparks Firestorm Of Internet Hate
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NPR’s Tell Me More
April 22, 2013
Is your smartphone hurting your GPA?
Is your smartphone hurting your GPA?
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Chicago Tribune
March 6, 2013
KQED The Upside and Dark Side of Collecting Student Data The upside and dark side of collecting student data
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KQED MindShift
February 11, 2013
NPR Keeping Up With Kids' Online Privacy Keeping Up With Kids’ Online Privacy
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NPR’s Tell Me More
January 30, 2013
NPR Finding Learning Tools In Digital Footprints Finding Learning Tools In Digital Footprints
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NPR’s Tell Me More
January 29, 2013
NPR Can Online Anonymity Be A Good Thing? Can Online Anonymity Be A Good Thing?
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NPR’s Tell Me More
January 28, 2013
NBC Today Digital Life How Much Time Do You Waste On Facebook? How much time do you waste on Facebook? Less than you think, study suggests
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NBC Today Digital Life
January 23, 2013
The Atlantic You Do Not Use Facebook Nearly as Much as You Think You Do Report: You Do Not Use Facebook Nearly as Much as You Think You Do
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The Atlantic
January 18, 2013
Rey Junco NPR Tell Me More COPPA mobile devices interview Protecting Kids’ Digital Privacy
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NPR’s Tell Me More
December 13, 2012
International Business Times Rey Junco Twitter Uncivil Discourse / Trolls Is Twitter Making Us Meaner? Uncivil Discourse In The Age Of Social Media
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International Business Times
December 1, 2012
Post-Election Racist Tweets Raise Questions Post-Election Racist Tweets Raise Questions
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NPR’s Tell Me More
November 19, 2012
NPR Tell Me More Why Some Spread Misinformation In Disasters Why Some Spread Misinformation In Disasters
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NPR’s Tell Me More
November 2, 2012
New York Times 33 Educators Tips For ‘Connected Educator Month,’ Tips From 33 Educators We Admire
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New York Times Learning Network
August 1, 2012
USAToday Teachers embrace social media in class front page Teachers embrace social media in class
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USAToday
March 5, 2012 (Front Page)
Should you let your pre-teen join Facebook? NBCLatino Should you let your pre-teen join Facebook?
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NBCLatino
March 5, 2012
ZDNet Beware Facebook while studying? Beware Facebook while studying?
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ZDNet
March 1, 2012
Mashable Use Facebook While Studying, Get Lower Grades Use Facebook While Studying, Get Lower Grades
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Mashable
February 29, 2012
ReadWriteWeb College Students Choose Facebook Over Other Social Networks For Courses College Students Choose Facebook Over Other Social Networks For Coursework
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Read Write Web
January 17, 2012
Number of the Day Number Of The Day
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Time
December 7, 2011
Study claims using Facebook won’t tank your GPA Study claims using Facebook won’t tank your GPA
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The Next Web
December 7, 2011
5 Best Practices for Educators on Facebook 5 Best Practices for Educators on Facebook
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Mashable
December 5, 2011
Imagining College Life Without Social Media Imagining College Life Without Social Media
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US News & World Report
October 28, 2011
Facebook: Not so bad for grades Facebook: Not so bad for grades?
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Metro News
October 25, 2011
Q. and A. How Facebook Use Correlates With Student Outcomes Q. & A. How Facebook Use Correlates With Student Outcomes
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New York Times Learning Network
October 21, 2011
Facebook’s Impact on Student Grades Facebook’s Impact on Student Grades
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New York Times Choice
October 21, 2011
Weekly News RoundUp Weekly News Roundup
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KQED MindShift
October 14, 2011
Study shows Facebook impacts GPA Study shows Facebook impacts GPA
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The Independent Florida Alligator
October 14, 2011
Study reveals Facebook not to blame for low GPA's Study reveals Facebook not to blame for low GPA’s
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Digital Journal
October 12, 2011
Live chat: Putting student engagement at the heart of HE Live chat: Putting student engagement at the heart of HE
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The Guardian
October 11, 2011
No, Facebook Is Not Ruining Your Grades No, Facebook Is Not Ruining Your Grades
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Mashable
October 11, 2011
The Atlantic: Social Media's Slow Slog Into the Ivory Towers of Academia Social Media’s Slow Slog Into the Ivory Towers of Academia
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The Atlantic
September 2, 2011
Mashable: Facebook study: Bad students chat, good ones RSVP Facebook Study: Bad Students Chat, Good Ones RSVP
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Mashable
August 8, 2011
PBS MediaShift: How Social Media 'Friends' Translate Into Real-Life Friendships How Social Media ‘Friends’ Translate Into Real-Life Friendships
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PBS MediaShift
July 13, 2011
Miami Herald: 3 in 10 in South Florida don’t have Internet 3 in 10 in South Florida Don’t Have Internet
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The Miami Herald
April 23, 2011
Gainesville Sun: UF's Guidelines on Social Media Note Valuable Uses UF’s Guidelines on Social Media Note Valuable Uses
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The Gainesville Sun
March 1, 2011
Times Higher Education: Twitter Can Improve Student Performance, Study Says Twitter Can Improve Student Performance, Study Says
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Times Higher Education
February 3, 2011
Faculty Focus: Professors Use Twitter to Increase Student Engagement and Grades Professors Use Twitter to Increase Student Engagement and Grades
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Faculty Focus
January 18, 2011
NYT Twitter: The New Rules of Engagement Twitter: The New Rules of Engagement
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The New York Times
January 7, 2011
Huffington Post Online Social Media: Taming the Beast for the Classroom Part I 120210 Online Social Media: Taming the Beast for the Classroom Part I
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The Huffington Post
December 2, 2010
Higher Ed Morning Twitter: learning tool or waste of time? 120210 Twitter: learning tool or waste of time?
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Higher Ed Morning
December 2, 2010
National Examiner Dr. Rey Junco finds Twitter, social media useful in the classroom 120110 Dr. Rey Junco finds Twitter, social media useful in the classroom
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The Examiner
December 1, 2010
KABC Study: Twitter helps students improve grades 111910 Study: Twitter helps students improve grades
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KABC Channel 7 Los Angeles
November 19, 2010
Switched Can Twitter Boost Class Participation and Grades? 111810 Can Twitter Boost Class Participation and Grades?
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Switched
November 18, 2010
The Independent Florida Alligator Study shows Twitter gives GPA boost 111610 Study shows Twitter gives GPA boost
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The Independent Florida Alligator
November 16, 2010
The Daily Orange Chirp up: Students participate more in class when using Twitter, study finds 111610 Chirp up: Students participate more in class when using Twitter, study finds
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The Daily Orange
November 16, 2010
Hindustan Times Twitter can boost students' grades 111410 Twitter can boost students’ grades
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Hindustan Times
November 14, 2010
Physorg.com Researchers: Twitter can increase student engagement, boost grades 111210 Researchers: Twitter can increase student engagement, boost grades
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Physorg.com
November 12, 2010
Chronicle Tweeting Students Earn Higher Grades Than Others in Classroom Experiment 111210 Tweeting Students Earn Higher Grades Than Others in Classroom Experiment
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The Chronicle of Higher Education
November 12, 2010
Inside HigherEd: Harnessing Social Media Harnessing Social Media
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Inside HigherEd
November 8, 2010
Spotlight on Digital Media & Learning Reading, Writing and ... Tweeting?: Studies Show Advantages of Using Twitter for Class 110810 Reading, Writing and … Tweeting?: Studies Show Advantages of Using Twitter for Class
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Spotlight on Digital Media and Learning
November 8, 2010
Mashable Twitter Increases Student Engagement [STUDY] 110410 Twitter Increases Student Engagement [STUDY]
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Mashable
November 4, 2010
Chronicle More Professors Are Using Twitter-- but Mostly Not for Teaching 100410 More Professors Are Using Twitter– but Mostly Not for Teaching
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The Chronicle of Higher Education
October 4, 2010
Huffington Post Weirdest University Research 071510 The WEIRDEST University Research (PHOTOS)
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The Huffington Post
July 15, 2010

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