Recently I stumbled upon someone’s Professional Journey on SlideShare. At first, I thought this was one of their own SlideShare presentations created for a presentation or talk. As I dug into it, I found the option to create my own Professional Journey. Creating a Professional Journey on SlideShare is simple and quick, especially for those of us who have up-to-date LinkedIn accounts. What is a Professional Journey on SlideShare? Professional
The number of new wearable devices in the consumer sector seems to be increasing daily, greatly outpacing the implementation of this technology at universities. The education sector is just beginning to experiment with, develop, and implement wearable technologies, though the potential applications are significant and vast. Smart jewelry or other accessories could alert students working in chemical laboratories to hazardous conditions, while wearable cameras can instantly capture hundreds of photographs
Adobe recently discussed in a blog posting that “Creativity should Be Taught Like Math or Science“. The article focused on survey data from a study, Creativity and Education: Why it Matters, produced by research firm Edelman Berland. In this study 88% of the U.S. professionals surveyed believe that creativity should be built into standard curricula. While 78% say it is important in their career, 32% don’t feel comfortable thinking creatively
I have posted several time on how social media can equal social good. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has developed this infographic to show how social media allows nonprofits and groups promoting social causes, even those with limited budgets, have the opportunity to magnify their voices. In a social connected world, individuals and organizations have the tools at their finger tips to effect change, raise millions of
Lots of great graphic have emerge recently to explain social media in simple terms. This includes everything from donuts to bacon but it’s time to add a new easy to follow explanation that everyone can relate to. CUPCAKES!
I decided to throw together a last minute presentation for BarCamp Orlando to discuss ways to network better in the 21st century. I have given this presentation before for educators and other organization around the nation. Here is my presentation if you missed it.