Archive for May 2008

SNS Ethnography of Ning: By Lee Harris

May 5, 2008

Ning: The Land of a Million Social Networks With the 21st century upon us, new forms of communication have been developed to allow access to individuals all over the world. Before, people would communicate between one another via word of mouth, letter, phone, or e-mail, but now there is a new tool at their disposal […]

Ning vs. MySpace/Facebook

May 3, 2008

My experiences using SNS website like MySpace and Facebook were to mostly network with my friends and find new friends in my general area.  They provided a way to keep in touch with those people who I graduated with from high school and college who I have not seen a long time.  In that respect, […]

Customer Service

May 3, 2008

Ning has a help section tab on its main page for you to click on if you have any questions regarading the various tools found within social networks.  The help page is broken up into two main sections for questions regarding tools for members of a social network and another section for those who are […]

When Principals Go Bad

May 3, 2008

This article discusses how a ex-principal who came into a elementary school and improved the scores drastically caused a commotion when she and some other faculty were creating testing irregularities. Some of her practices included holding back kids against the will of the parents and being negligent with test scores, leaving them out in the […]

Learn Some Manners

May 3, 2008

I think that nowadays we are in such a hurry to get where we are going that we forget our manners.  Manners are something that is usually taught by the family and forgotten in our society by most.  It is good to see an after school program in this article whose goals are to provide […]


May 2, 2008

More data from the Ning in Education social network on Ning: “I like it because of the quick feedback. If you have a question or comment someone is going to respond in a short period of time. When you respond to a blog you never know how or whether that conversation is proceeding (I know, […]

More Data From Ning

May 2, 2008

Here is the latest data I received today from Ning: How often do you use Ning? “I use Ning every day, often all throughout the day. :)” How many networks are you apart of? “Probably 25, but 4 that I regularly participate in.” I will have more data posted later.

I’m a 21st Century Learner Video!

May 2, 2008

I uploaded my video to Youtube.  Go check it out!!!

Feeling the Pressure

May 1, 2008

Once again, it is the end of the semester and I have so many deadlines to meet.  On top of coursework, I have summer work stuff I need to get done pronto.  Plus, I am on the hunt for employment.  I’m not trying to put my problems above anyone else.  I know there are much […]