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Online Learning Confusion in an Otherwise Excellent 'Revenge of Analog'

In his latest blog post for Inside Higher Ed, Joshua Kim discusses the book The Revenge of Analog: Real Things and Why They Matter by David Sax. Kim is director of digital learning initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL).

Read the full story, published on 12/19/16, in Inside Higher Ed.

The Couples Who Share Tech

In his latest blog post for Inside Higher Ed, Joshua Kim discusses whether higher ed couples are less likely than civilians to share their technology. Kim is director of digital learning initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL).

Read the full story, published on 12/18/16, in Inside Higher Ed.

Dartmouth Professor Selected for Prestigious Fellowship

Hany Farid, chair and professor of computer science, has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. Farid received the distinction for his work in digital forensics, which has included the development of programs that identify and flag child pornography and terrorist propaganda.

Read the full story, published on 12/16/16, in the Valley News.

The Heart-Wrenching Image You Shared from Aleppo Might Be a Fake. Here's What You Can Do

Quotes Hany Farid, chair and professor of computer science, in an article about how as the Syrian army closed in on Aleppo and pushed the rebels out of their last remaining enclaves, Twitter and Facebook have been flooded with photos claiming to show atrocities, but some viral images have turned out to be fake.

Read the full story, published on 12/16/16, in Quartz.

Facebook Is Fighting Back Against Fake News With PolitiFact as a Partner

Quotes Brendan Nyhan, professor of government, about how Facebook's new program to reduce the number of times that fake news is shared and viewed was overdue. "Their actions are a belated recognition of the lucrative market in fake news they helped create," Nyhan said. "With that said, the steps Facebook announced seem potentially effective. At this point, I'd like to see how well they work."

Higher Ed and 'The 100-Year Life'

In his latest blog post for Inside Higher Ed, Joshua Kim discusses the book The 100-Year Life: Living and Working in An Age of Longevity by Lynda Gratton and Andrew Scott. Kim is director of digital learning initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL).

Read the full story, which was published 12/11/16 in Inside Higher Ed.
 

'Oh, Florida!' and the State's Awesome Higher Ed People

In his latest blog post for Inside Higher Ed, Joshua Kim discusses the book Oh, Florida!: How America's Weirdest State Influences the Rest of the Country by Craig Pittman. Kim is director of digital learning initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL).

Read the full story, published on 12/8/16 in Inside Higher Ed.

Managing Your Online Reputation

You should understand how to present yourself on social networking sites and how to safeguard your information. What many may consider temporary or fleeting will most likely remain on the Internet forever. As a result, keep these dos and don’ts in mind when sharing online.

Will IHE People Read 'Thank You for Being Late'?

In his latest blog post for Inside Higher Ed, Joshua Kim discusses the book Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist's Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations by Thomas L. Friedman. Kim is director of digital learning initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL).

Read the full story, published on 12/5/16 in Inside Higher Ed.

Dartmouth Researchers: Fraud Not Shown in 2016 Voting Data

Continued coverage of research by David Cottrell, postdoctoral fellow in the quantitative social science program; Michael Herron, the Remsen 1943 Professor of Government and chair of quantitative social science program; and Sean Westwood, assistant professor of government; which found that Donald Trump's claims of widespread electoral fraud are not supported by voting data.

Read the full story, published on 12/5/16 in VT Digger.

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