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Colloquium with Professor Rosemary Powers, Oct. 23

Sociology professor discusses “Googledom, Twitterland & Planet MOOC”

News contact: Laura Hancock | University Advancement
541-962-3585 | lhancock@eou.edu
Rosemary Powers, professor of sociology

Professor Rosemary Powers

October 15, 2014

LA GRANDE, Ore. (EOU) – Rosemary Powers, Ph.D. and professor of sociology, will share her current study of the role of digital technology and new social media in higher education for the next colloquium at EOU Thursday, Oct. 23.

“Googledom, Twitterland and Planet MOOC: Sociological Adventures in the Worlds of Web 2.0” begins at 4 p.m. in Ackerman Hall, Room 210. A reception will follow.

Join Powers as she reflects on a year of participant-observation in online conversations, learning communities, and debates about knowledge creation, higher education policy, and teaching and learning practice.

A list of related resources provided by Pierce Library is available for more in-depth information on this topic. Visit http://library.eou.edu/colloquium. To be added to the colloquium mailing list call 541-962-3316.