• August 29, 2015

Episode 76: What 'The Social Network' Says About Facebook's Place on Campuses

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The Tech Therapy team looks back on the rise of Facebook, as portrayed in a new Hollywood film, and asks whether colleges have a responsibility to educate students about the network's privacy implications. Also, we get a status update about e-textbooks from Joel Thierstein, associate provost at Rice University and executive director of the Connexions project, a platform for e-textbooks and other online education materials.

Links mentioned in this episode: The Chronicle's first article about Facebook | Coverage of the Rutgers incident

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Each month, The Chronicle's Tech Therapy podcast offers analysis and advice on what the latest gadgets and buzzwords mean for professors, administrators, and students. Join hosts Jeff Young, a Chronicle reporter, and Warren Arbogast, a technology consultant who works with colleges, for a lively discussion—as well as interviews with leading thinkers in technology.

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