“To tweet or not to tweet?”: Selective empathy in a world of hashtag revolutions (Scholar’s Compass)

On the 7th January 2015 the world awoke to the harrowing news of an extremist attack on the Charlie Hebdo headquarters in Paris. News outlets across the globe covered this sad incident in intricate detail. Shortly after, political figures of all stripes and sizes marched the streets of Paris, showing solidarity with the people of France and the right to freedom of speech. Read more…

Twitter: a tool for a new generation of academic conversation or Not? (Updated)

You might remember various Technology in Higher Education posts exploring: “Creepy Treehouse”? Friending Your Professors or Students New Technology and Academic Research Who do you trust? Google and information gathering What Tools Do You Use? Should we not leave Twitter outRead more…