Social Media Seminar 9/08/09 – Online & No Fee! By Sarah Benson for AACE Review, September 6th 2009 AACE Global U is pleased to organize the third free monthly online seminar series! Social Media: Trends and Implications for Learning When: September 8, 2009: 3:00 PM Eastern USA (World Clock Calculator) Where: target=”_blank”>http://aace.org/connect/socialmedia The seminar series, led by George Siemens and David Cormier, is without fee and will include live interactive sessions, in addition to discussions with guest speakers and participants. Social media and emerging technologies are gaining increased attention for use in education. The list of tools grows daily. Examples: blogs, wikis, Ning, podcasts, Facebook, Twitter, Second Life, cloud computing, surface computing, mobile learning, and so on. “Social Media: Trends and Implications for Learning” will explore the impact of new technologies, research, and related projects. Finding coherence in the midst of rapid changes is increasingly difficult. This monthly session will create a forum for educators to gather, present, and discuss the future impact of today’s trends. All sessions are co-sponsored by and will be archived in the Education & Information Technology Library (EdITLib).