I decided instead of spending hour typing, posting, laying out a daily blog for all the information and experiences taken in during SXSWedu 2013 in Austin, TX, I would publish a series of video blogs. Did you miss them? Click the photos or links below to watch my video blog recaps of each day at SXSWedu: SXSWedu Day 1 Recap SXSWedu Day 2 Recap SXSWedu Day 3 & 4 Recap
I’m currently developing a new course at Valencia College called Social Networking for Job Search (CGS2650). It’s starting on February 28, 2013 but I still have lots to create for this online course to make this a very useful and exciting course for my students. This online one credit course will focus on various social media platforms that can help students become more connected and present themselves better for future
Recently I was interviewed for a segment that aired last night on Fox 35 on Social Media in the Classroom. They visited Valencia College’s West Campus to hear about how social media is becoming more important to students, both in connecting and preparing them for the workplace. I chatted about lots of different ideas behind why it’s important, how I train teachers with the Teaching & Learning with Social Media
Startup Weekend EDU Orlando is coming back for the second Startup Weekend EDU in the Southeast, January 18-20th. Startup Weekend EDU is an intense 54 hour event which focuses on building a web or mobile applications focused around education, which could form the basis of a credible business over the course of a weekend. The weekend brings together people with different skill sets – primarily educators, software developers, graphics designers and business
As Pinterest has exploded as a social network, especially among females (about 70% of the users), many professors and innovators around the country are looking into how this social networking tool can be used to engage students. It’s actually one of the tools used as a primary part of the Week 2 discussion and exampled in my Teaching and Learning with Social Media Part 2 for Faculty Development at Valencia College.
I think anyone you ask, would fully agree, that Google+ Hangouts is one of the best features and tools to come out of Google’s social networking platform. Google+ was spot on in developing an environment to collaborate, share, and reach around the globe in seconds with lots of great features. Many companies had paid top dollar in the past to access technology that could let you collaborate through web conferencing or stream to a live audience. This