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Blazer, Christie – Research Services, Miami-Dade County Public Schools, 2009
More and more school districts across the country are joining social networking sites, such as Facebook and MySpace. This Information Capsule discusses the frequency with which school districts are using social networking sites, how districts are using the sites, and potential drawbacks associated with their use. Issues for districts to consider…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Social Networks, Information Technology, Internet
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Alexander, Bryan – Theory Into Practice, 2008
Students are, increasingly, digital content producers, and participate extensively in evolving online social networks. The emergence of the former represents subtle changes in students' experience of images, audience, copyright, ownership of learning, and technology. Experiencing the latter places students in an awkward position in terms of…
Descriptors: Intellectual Property, Educational Technology, Visual Environment, Social Networks
Hin, Leo Tan Wee, Ed.; Subramaniam, R., Ed. – Idea Group Publishing, 2006
The "Handbook of Research on Literacy in Technology at the K-12 Level" is the first reference work to provide comprehensive coverage of the issues, methods, and theories that define the converging worlds of literacy and technology at the pre-collegiate level. Over 50 international experts have combined their research and practical experience into…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Constructivism (Learning), Web Sites, Instructional Design
Murray, John – Online Submission, 2004
This study examines recent initiatives in the Irish Republic to integrate ICT into the primary school system. The study includes an analysis of the social, political and educational background to past initiatives, both government and teacher-led, to make more use of ICT in the general school system over the past 30 years. The government's…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Pilot Projects, Criticism, Foreign Countries