More Reading (June 20 selection)

Happy Monday. Here are some more readings on EdTech, PSE and general tech with a possible impact on education. Enjoy!


EdTech Stories

Counseling in 140 Characters: Engagement with diverse students requires that faculty and staff members develop new social-media strategies to reach students
by Alfreda James. June 13, 2016

Why EdTech Is A Good, But Not Great, Business
by Joshua Kim  April 24, 2016

Teaching and Learning Technologies: “Blending personal with digital: the quest for the perfect teaching and learning environment”
CUCCIO News Summary (no date)

How Academics and Researchers Can Get More Out of Social Media
by Lina Duque, June 08, 2016


PSE Stories

Copyright-free material edging out Canadian educational texts: Plunging educational book sales like ‘falling off a cliff’
by Nigel Hunt, June 19, 2016

YouTube Space Toronto opens at George Brown
(Press release: April 26, 2016)

Tri-Agency Statement of Principles on Digital Data Management
Government of Canada. June 15, 2016

This chart tells a fascinating story about higher education
by Danielle Douglas-Gabriel June 8, 2016

Nunavut not yet ready for its own university: Quassa Study suggests partnering with established university
NUNATSIAQ NEWS – June 9, 2016

George Brown finalizes $2.73M payout for students misled by course summary: International students paid $11K in tuition expecting to earn professional designations
by Laura Fraser, June 18, 2016

Are universities preparing students for the Fourth Industrial Revolution?
by Selina Chignall April 27, 2016

Canada 150: U of T prepares to mark a big birthday
UofT News. June 3, 2016


General Tech (with possible impact on ed) stories

Why Microsoft bought LinkedIn for $26 billion, in one word: Cortana – Know everything about your business contact before you even walk into the room.
by Mark Hachman. June 13, 2016

Creepy startup will help landlords, employers and online dates strip-mine intimate data from your Facebook page
by Caitlin Dewey, June 9, 2016