Monthly Archives: February 2014

WhatsApp is the future; Facebook is history…

tl;dr Facebook was the huge winner of Web 2.0 but doesn’t really fit the mobile age. Despite the advantage of a huge user base, the primary functions of FB — photo and video sharing or text communicating — are better performed on smartphones by specialized apps developed for mobile. The purchases of Instagram and now WhatsApp is an acknowledgement that Facebook itself shares that vision! Continue reading

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Personal Learning Networks… A #PLN keeps on giving!

A personal learning network is indispensable for a true life-long learner. No one person can keep up with the rush of information in her/his area of interest, but a good PLN can filter the information and keep one alert of important trends and developments. Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Higher education, Innovation, LinkedIn, Personal Learning Network, Social influence, Social Media, Teaching SMM, twitter | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Reverse Mentoring in action… Or learning about social media from my daughter.

Reverse mentoring involves assigning newly-hired young employees to help educate experienced executives about technology or most often social media. Continue reading

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#Flip the flipping classroom!

“Flip” the classroom: Move lectures and readings to outside the classroom…. then close the laptops and do hands-on projects in class. Continue reading

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