Trade off as a way of thinking: An interdisciplinary undergraduate course and learning experience in technology / STEM education at Purdue Polytechnic

In Spring 2015, together with my colleagues, Michael Smith, Abrar Hammoud, and Davin Huston I developed a multidisciplinary learning experience

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Practice Capital Concept Applied through Social Network Analysis to the C-Span Video Archive

A new concept, practice capital, which extends the concept of social capital to collaborative projects is proposed in my chapter

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Principles, tips, advice, and ideas for designing, creating, growing, maintaining, or using online – virtual communities

A list of principles for designing on-line communities created by Dr. Sorin A. Matei and his students registered in various versions

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Virtual Sociability: From Community to Communitas book sees virtual space as permanent, conflict ridden initiation ritual (free download, Smashwords, Kindle, Amazon,PDF, .mobi, ebook)

To what degree can the human exchanges we observe online be called “sociability”? In other words, do these exchanges amount

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Is 2011 the worst tornado season ever? Historical tornado statistics suggest near record spike in a declining trend (KML, map, pictures)

The devastating series of tornadoes, of which the F-5 (maximum intensity) event that hit Joplin, Missouri left in its wake

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Abbottabad, the exact location of the compound where Osama bin Laden was killed in a firefight with American Navy Seals (Update Videos)

Following a tip received by CIA in August 2010, the US intelligence community determined that Osama Bin Laden is located

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Deciphering the social media genome: Toward an ecology of social roles in online collaborative spaces via Visible Symbiosis

Nothing seems more random to the naked eye than the babble of online exchanges. Are the posting patterns on Wikipedia

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The social impact of social media: creator or destroyer of social capital?

This is a learning module for the class Contemporary Social / Mass Media Theory taught at Purdue University by Sorin Adam Matei Social

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Idols of the forum (Idolii forului) book introduces Romanian publishing to 2d code universe

Our second 2d book, Idolii forului – Idols of the Forum, came out a week ago in my native country,

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Ubimark connects print and digital media via 2D codes and iPhone app

Cell phones may seem like a distraction when reading, but our latest project, Ubimark books,  can now be paired with

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Ubimark covered by major online sites: Gizmodo, ReadWriteWeb, Chronicle of Higher Education Wired Campus

Over the last few days my project, Ubimark, which turns print books such as Around the Word in 80 Days

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SIDE Theory, Small World Networks, and Smart Mob Formation: A Beginners Guide

Submitted by: Scott Sanders to the Online Interaction Seminar, COM 632Y, Spring 2006, Dr. Sorin A. Matei, Purdue University, West

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