Social Networking, Performance Problems, Multitasking, & Research


Study: Social networks may subvert 'digital divide' - c/net

"What we found was that students using social networking sites are actually practicing the kinds of 21st century skills we want them to develop to be successful today," Christine Greenhow, a learning technologies researcher from the school's College of Education and Human Development, said in a release Friday.

Water woes, trouble, and training - Dave's Whiteboard

A one-page guide to performance problem analysis, just in case the cause of the problem is not restricted to a lack of skill or knowledge.

The Myth of Multitasking - The New Atlantis

When people do their work only in the "interstices of their mind-wandering," with crumbs of attention rationed out among many competing tasks, their culture may gain in information, but it will surely weaken in wisdom.

Information Overload Research Group news wrapup - emaildashboard

Wow. We publicly launched the Information Overload Research Group yesterday,

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