September 12, 2016 archive

And so it continues…

Here is another great article exploring the topic of scholarship in social media…or is it scholarship? ¬†The author writes of his own scholarship and use of blogs and Twitter, being cited, and struggles within the academic scope of these forums being valued. http://www.digitalpedagogylab.com/hybridped/social-media-service-and-the-perils-of-scholarly-affect/

The New York Times: Matthew Desmond’s Evicted

In the New York Times book review of Matthew Desmond’s Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City, Barbara Ehrenreich notes that Desmond “has set a new standard for reporting on poverty”. ¬†Ehrenreich revisits some of the compelling stories from each of Desmond’s “informants” and captures a number of the disturbing themes observed by Desmond. …

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