Category Archives: Higher education

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

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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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Tips on #Teaching #Social #Media Marketing: Another Hangout!

Four members of the LinkedIn group “Teaching Social Media Marketing…” – Don Stanley, Jeremy Floyd, Matthew Kushin, and Gary Schirr – met for a Google+ Hangout to come up with 25 tips to improve teaching social media marketing. Continue reading

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Twelve New #Blogs!

Here are twelve new blogs from an MBA social media marketing class. The blogs are listed below by category. Check them all out! Continue reading

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Smartphones make us rude…and stupid!

RUDE I have heard smartphones referred to as “rudephones.” They certainly have coarsened behavior in the non-virtual world. Who hasn’t been stuck in a line behind someone telling the cashier to “wait a moment?” while they finish messaging or talking? … Continue reading

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SMM Case Exercise: Public Shaming & Hostile Environment

The world of high-tech start-ups is often referred to as a “boy’s club” where women have difficulty being taken seriously and treated fairly. These series of questions concern a sexual joke at a high-tech conference resulted in public shaming, a DDOS (distributed denial-of-service) attack, and a couple firings. Continue reading

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Creating and Nurturing your Personal Learning Network #PLN

Whatever our area of expertise or passion, it is hard to stay current in a fast paced world. Our online community, sharing our passion, is an aid to lifelong learning, a Personal Learning Network or PLN. Continue reading

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Social Media Marketing at Radford

The social media class played a major role in a new recruiting video for RU!

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Blogs that a Student of SMM should Follow…

I suggest that my new social media marketing class start following some blogs immediately. Below is my current list – any suggestions for improvement? Continue reading

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A presentation lasts FOREVER!

Today when you step up to the podium at a conference you must realize that your talk may well last FOREVER! Will it affect your presentations? Continue reading

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