I had the pleasure of chatting online with students in Elizabeth Lightfoot‘s Social Work in Cyberspace course tonight. Liz is at the University of Minnesota and it’s been great fun to connect with her about technology in social work. Here are some resources from tonight’s chat:
- Crowdsourced Fundraising
Donations to Help Haiti Exceed $528-Million, Chronicle Tally Finds
Four Myths of Obama’s Money Machine
- Technology and Social Work Practice
Social Media Help Keep the Door Open to Sustained Dissent Inside Saudi Arabia
Detective’s plea puts Microsoft to work – Computer system helps track child pornographers
Emergency Homeowners’ Loan Program (EHLP)
Information for Practice
- Gaming, Virtual Worlds and Therapy
Virtual Connections – Exploring Social Work & Education-relationships that promote learning & growth-in a New Media World
- Tools for Students
Remember the Milk
Mendeley – Mendeley is a free reference manager and academic social network that can help you organize your research, collaborate with others online, and discover the latest research.
Instapaper – A simple tool to save web pages for reading later.
What would you add?