Category Archives: Social Media

(Issue #575) Eleven Years Ago

As you look at the titles and snippets below, has the past informed the present? What have we learned and what do we still need to master—or at least face? On May 31, 2010, I sat in an Austin hotel … Continue reading

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(#356) Are You Listening Or Adding To The Noise?

With a world full of noise, how can we fine-tune the needed listening skill? This past week I facilitated a San Francisco workshop examining how colleges and universities envision and implement faculty development.  My session subtitle: What Important Questions Should … Continue reading

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(#200) Have We Become More App-Dependent than App-Enabled?

Apps are tools that can have a transformative effect on our world. [A quick note: Today marks the 200th consecutive weekly post for my blog. While we have not uncorked any champagne here at world headquarters in Atlantic Beach, Florida, … Continue reading

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(#145) People Before Technology

The doctor has spoken; the prescription is simple. What a wonderful reminder—for all of us. In their book Generation on a Tightrope, Arthur Levine and Diane R. Dean assert that our newest generation of college students is more connected and … Continue reading

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(#139) Using Technology with a Purpose

There are 257 million mobile subscribers in the United States. Of that number, about 128 million are smart phone users. Think of the possibilities! Two things happened in class this week that reaffirmed the potential for the smart use of … Continue reading

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(#88) Information Literacy: Not All Information is Created Equally

What we have to remember is that the explosion of information does not necessarily equate to an explosion of credible knowledge. Video recommendation for the week: Maybe it is the heat of the political campaign season. The ads, debates, robocalls, … Continue reading

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(#63) The Power of Social Media

It has become a cliché to say that social media has changed the way we stay in touch with friends, family, and business associates.  Whether in the form of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Hootsuite, Google Docs, or some other form … Continue reading

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#1 Social Media–Know When And How To Use It

[NOTE: I previously posted on Blogger on May 31, 2010.] I am in Austin, Texas presenting at the NISOD conference.  Yesterday I had the good fortune to facilitate an all-day pre-conference institute with Robb Sherfield (author of Cornerstone) and Amy Baldwin … Continue reading

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