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Education

Apps, Tweets & Fortnite: The Digital Future Of Education


Technology plays a big role in today’s classrooms with the increased use of social media and augmented reality. Teachers are jumping on twitter to help research classroom projects and students are using virtual reality to experience historical sites or experience online classrooms in a new way. Josh Murdock, an education technology professor at Valencia College, joins us to talk about these classroom transformations and how they bring a new learning experience.
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Texas Army National Guard move through flooded streets in Houston after Hurricane Harvey. Photo: 1st Lt. Zachary West, US Army.
Intersection

Intersection: Social Media & Free Speech


Ken Storey resigned from his job teaching sociology at the University of Tampa, after his tweet about Hurricane Harvey sparked a social media maelstrom. Eugene Volokh, who teaches first amendment law at UCLA joins Intersection for a conversation about the implications for free speech on campus and beyond.
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Intersection

Intersection: Friday News Round Table


Central Florida’s Puerto Rican population is growing. What does that mean at the ballot box here in Florida and how can they help their fellow Puerto Ricans back home, where the island is grappling with debt? Meanwhile local elections in Orlando are just weeks away. What seemed like a low-key mayoral race is heating up, as one of Buddy Dyer’s opponents pours thousands into a door-to-door campaign. But will it count on election day though?And a drunk driver who live streamed herself on Periscope got the attention of law enforcement and Florida Senator Bill Nelson. Should this social media platform be a tool for police to use?
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