THE IMPLICATIONS OF LOCATION INFORMATION IN NEW MEDIA FOR UNIVERSITY CARTOGRAPHY INSTRUCTION

Connect-universum 2012
Author: Deakin A.K., Ph.D.

THE IMPLICATIONS OF LOCATION INFORMATION IN NEW MEDIA FOR UNIVERSITY CARTOGRAPHY INSTRUCTION

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New Technology in the Classroom: based on teaching experience in US Universities

Connect-universum 2012
Author: Matyash O.I.

Topic of report: New media users and social interaction in the everyday life

The initial question I was asked to discuss is, how to characterize the difference between the US and Russian universities in the incorporation of the new educational technologies? Are Russian and US universities comparable in terms of using the modern technologies?
In responding to this question, I'll first bring into discussion my own observations and examples based on my personal teaching experience in a number of US and Russian universities, then I'll show some statistics on the topic (using the Internet in the US colleges today) to support some conclusions.

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Modern youth media behaviour divergence

Connect-universum 2012
Author: Zhilavskaya I.V.


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Article is devoted to problems of interaction of new media and youth audience. It is provided the notion about different types of media behavior of youth audience, such as instinctive, conditioned-reflex and conscious. The concept «divergence» reveals with regard to media sphere.

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New media users and social interaction in the everyday life

Connect-universum 2012
Author: La Rosa A.E

Topic of report: New media users and social interaction in the everyday life

The scenario is one University class in any place around the world. We can suppose that the students are everyone taking attention to the lecturer, but this is not the true. Against the norms, some of them are sending and receiving SMS or are reading their account on a social media through their mobile phones. What about them? Are they so interested in virtual communication for entertainment? Are they so urgently needed to interact with their contacts? Do they fear losing their online relationships for not responding right away?

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