Alison J. Harris

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Archiving & Preservation in Social Media

Nearly a year ago, I started researching my family’s history. Anyone who has done this will know that it can be a challenging task. Sometimes there are so few resources and original documents available that fellow genealogists have to painstakingly piece together parts of their tree over a span of years. I have often imagined what genealogy will be like….

April 23, 2014 , Comment

Social Media in Education

It’s common for educators to use new technologies for instruction and social media is no exception. Using a blogging platform to discuss class material each week is even a great example of this. There are many advantages to using SNSs in the classroom, including the ability to collaborate and create a sense of community. Ercan Top discusses this in the….

April 12, 2014 , Comment