Is Social Media the New Smoking?

As far as I know this is the first time I have come across the term “alt-ac,” which means alternative academic. In his latest post Dr. Joshua Kim discusses  a post  by Jeff Nagle, Social Media is the New Smoking, You can read it here:


Facebook an Online Learning Platform?

Facebook is testing some new features that would allow instructors to teach online classes via the social network.

Facebook’s New Paper App

News article
It looks like a great way to do digital storytelling in the classroom. I wish we had had this app when we did the Summer Institute on digital storytelling. At least at first, it will only be available for the iPhone.