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Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 12:46pm

Joshua Kim, director of digital learning initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL), discusses possible ways to forge closer connections among the Inside Higher Ed community.

Read the full story, published on 10/6/16, in Inside Higher Ed.

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Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 4:34pm

In his latest blog post for Inside Higher Ed, Joshua Kim explains why the best preparation for running successful web meetings is teaching synchronous online class sessions. Kim is director of digital learning initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL).

Read the full story, published on 10/4/16, in Inside Higher Ed.

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Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 4:31pm

Quotes Xia Zhou, assistant professor of computer science, about a Dartmouth project called 'DarkLight' is said to have demonstrated for the first time how visible light can be used to transmit data even when the light appears dark or off. DarkLight is claimed to provide a new communication primitive similar to infrared communication but it exploits the LED lights already installed rather than needing additional infrared emitters.

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Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 1:26pm
data protect

By Dartmouth’s Chief Information Security Officer, Steve Nyman

CNN, Fox, the New York Times and other news outlets report major IT security incidents daily: State-run breaches originate in Russia, China, and even North Korea, while criminal gangs and cyber hacktivists scour the Internet at large.

Is the threat as bad as it seems?

The answer, unfortunately, is YES.

In this vulnerable environment, how can you protect your data?

Here’s a brief checklist:

  1. Make sure your computer is configured with active antivirus software and is...
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Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 12:57pm

In his latest blog post for Inside Higher Ed, Joshua Kim discusses why his learning friends—faculty and non-faculty educators alike—wince when he says the words "flipped classroom." Kim is director of digital learning initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL).

Read the full story, published on 10/3/16, in Inside Higher Ed.

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Monday, October 3, 2016 - 3:24pm

In his latest blog post for Inside Higher Ed, Joshua Kim discusses the book Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy by Cathy O'Neil. Kim is director of digital learning initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL).

Read the full story, published on 10/2/16, Inside Higher Ed.

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Monday, October 3, 2016 - 3:15pm

In his latest blog post for Inside Higher Ed, Joshua Kim shares the thr small technological advances he'd like to see by 2020. Kim is director of digital learning initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL).

Read the full story, published on 9/29/16, in Inside Higher Ed.

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Monday, September 26, 2016 - 10:02am

In his latest blog post for Inside Higher Ed, Joshua Kim discusses how many workplace cultures, including non-faculty academic cultures, seem to be shifting away from the normative expectation that work is synonymous with office work. Kim is director of digital learning initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL).

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Monday, September 26, 2016 - 9:58am

Mentions that Dartmouth College and the University of Massachusetts-Lowell have launched a new app called "HillaryDonald" that allows users to virtually "boo" or "cheer" the candidates during the presidential debate by shaking or tapping their phones. The details of all this enthusiasm are then aggregated into maps and graphs displaying reaction around the country.

Read the full story, published on 9/25/16, in USA Today.

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Monday, September 19, 2016 - 2:59pm
social media

I work as a social media manager, curating social media accounts for two businesses in addition to my own personal accounts. In all honesty, when I got these jobs I was probably not qualified for them. I thought then that maintaining my own social media presence was sufficient training for managing business accounts. After getting the jobs, I realized that social media platforms are entirely different when used as business tools. Making these business’ social media presences successful took time and research.

Here are a few of the steps I took to get these businesses hundreds of...

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