25 novembre 2017

Putting Social Media on Pause for a Week

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/student_affairs_and_technology_blog_header.jpgBy Eric Stoller. 13 years of non-stop digital engagement.
When Facebook came out in 2004, I joined, and immediately filled out my profile and started adding friends. More...

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A Week Without Social Media – Here's What I Learned

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/student_affairs_and_technology_blog_header.jpgBy Eric Stoller. 7 days sans Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Snapchat et al.
Putting social media on pause for a week sounds easy. I've never felt that I couldn't live without social media. More...

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Digital Engagement Builds Bridges and Flattens Hierarchies

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/student_affairs_and_technology_blog_header.jpgBy Eric Stoller. When Facebook first launched in 2004, there were quite a few members of the higher education community that said that Facebook would not ever be useful for anything related to teaching, learning, and/or enhancing the student experience. A prevalent idea at the time was that Facebook was a space that only held value for students and that it would not be acceptable to use in a professional/professorial capacity. More...

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Less Is Still More on Twitter

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/student_affairs_and_technology_blog_header.jpgBy Eric Stoller. When Twitter first announced in September that they were going to test out a new 280 character limit, the response was less than stellar. The 140 character limit for a single tweet has always been a fundamental element to engaging on Twitter. More...

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#WeAreHE - Fragmentation Will Damage UK Universities

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/student_affairs_and_technology_blog_header.jpgBy Eric Stoller. Since 2015, I've worked with 7 Russell Group Universities as part of my higher education consultancy. And, I've visited the campuses of 4 other RG institutions. That leaves me with 13 additional universities to visit (or work with) that are part of the UK's most well-known HE group. More...

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Reading 'The Four' and Fearing Amazon's Digital Book Monopoly

By Joshua Kim. What can reading about the four horsemen of the digital economic apocalypse, Amazon/Apple/Facebook/Google, teach us about higher ed. More...

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The Baumol Cost Disease Orthodoxy

By Joshua Kim. An alternative theory.
My Spidey-sense starts tingling every time I start to hear the same thing from everybody. Baumol’s cost disease as the explanation for the rising costs of higher education seems to be our latest orthodoxy. More...

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My First 5 Tech Steps at an Economically Vulnerable Institution

By Joshua Kim. The academic conference that I wish I could attend would be one focused exclusively on economical vulnerable institutions. We would spend 3 days learning from the leadership, faculty, and students of these schools - and then work together as colleagues and collaborators to try to come up with creative ways in which might help. More...

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Does Avoiding Social Media Limit An Alt-Ac Career?

By Joshua Kim. The cost of staying away from Twitter, Facebook and blogs in an emerging and networked profession. More...

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Is Comcast Really More Innovative Than Ed Tech?

By Joshua Kim. What the most hated company in America might be telling us about the reasons behind the stalled progress in educational technology. More...

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