At the 63rd Annual Association of Florida Colleges (#AFC63) I presented two sessions. Below are the SlideShare with lots of good links to helpful information and resources. It’s here! Social media is a growing resource for networking, communication, and learning in both education and our personal lives. Why be left behind not understanding how to take advantage of these tools? Learn more about Facebook Groups, Facebook Pages, Google+Hangouts, and Twitter
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
About a month ago I participated as a mentor in Startup Weekend EDU in Orlando. Startup Weekend EDU is an intense 54 hour event which focuses on building a web or mobile EDU application which could form the basis of a credible business over the course of a weekend. The weekend brings together people with different skillsets – primarily educators, software developers, graphics designers and business people – to build applications
The Central Florida Blogger Conference (better known as CFLBlogCon) is coming back to Orlando on September 15th. This year it’s being hosted at the Orlando Science Center, which means more room for more bloggers (250+ bloggers!). Don’t think you have to already have a successful blog to attend this conference. I think anyone that is interested in blogging, social media, or new media marketing would get their monies worth from
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!
Orlando Startup Weekend EDU is coming soon and I’ll be joining in on the fun as a mentor! This is my second Startup Weekend as a mentor but it’s the first Education-Focused Startup Weekend and it’s the first anywhere in the southeast. I’m excited to hear it will be hosted in Orlando. The event will be held the first weekend of August, August 3rd to the 5th. Teams will have the opportunity