Social bookmarking is and learner centered

In my four classes in Communication Arts, we’ve been exploring the impact of social networking on communication and information sharing. This prompted me to develop a quick and easy way to explain the social bookmarking site to my students (and as an aside, I was surprised how few of them had heard of social bookmarking).

I found a great video at YouTube that demonstrates the power of in less than four minutes. See my other blog, Listening Matters, for more info:

Today, I will take about 30 minutes to cull through my own bookmarks at and tag them for each of my classes. That way, my students will be able to see sites that I’ve marked specifically for them. And I’m encouraging them to create their own accounts and share their bookmarks with each other and with me.

My bookmarks on the topic of learner-centered teaching are found at


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