My 12 year old is showing me websites and apps that he uses to help him learn his advanced algebra. He and fellow classmates bring their solutions to class and discuss with the teacher and class as a whole.
Social media has evolved into much, much more than a simple tool to stay in touch with friends or to share pictures from your most recent trip. It has become a powerful tool that has important applications for business, research, and education.
If you're not social - you're isolated. 'Nough said!
Pinterest is in talks to raise a new round of financing that would value the online scrapbooking site at $2 billion to $2.5 billion, said people familiar with the matter.
Does your higher ed institution have a Pinterst Account? How active, how often, how relevant? I am seeing more an more universities use pinterest as simply a brand extension, but one that (to me) becomes more approachable, and authentic.
Becca Ramspott, writer and social media specialist at Frostburg State University, writes about the importance of digital identity development in higher education.
Becca Ramspott provides a great look at 2013 and an area that I strongly believe will be critical in higher ed markeing. The interactive, digital, social brand across mutliple channels, for the ever-increasing savvy and shor attention span user.
Online versions of college courses are attracting hundreds of thousands of students, millions of dollars in funding, and accolades from university administrators. Is this a fad, or is higher education about to get the overhaul it needs?
This eloquent little book, by the former president of Princeton University and also the Andrew Mellon Foundation, William Bowen, is based on two lectures presented at a colloquium at Stanford University.