Lee Skallerup Bessette

Lee Skallerup Bessette

Lee Skallerup Bessette is a learning design specialist in the Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship (CNDLS) at Georgetown University. You can read more of her work at readywriting.org.
On Social Media, Silence, and Things That Matter

On Social Media, Silence, and Things That Matter

This piece first appeared on Educating Modern Learners [http://modernlearners.com/on-social-media-silence-and-things-that-matter/]. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- I want to talk about Ferguson [http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/dana-milbank-ferguson-tragedy-becoming-a-farce/2014/09/12/e52226ca-3a82-11e4-9c9f-ebb47272e40e_story.html] . We need to keep talking about Ferguson because if these past 12-24 months have taught us anything (if we
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