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
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
Today I (@professorjosh) presented a session with my colleague Dr. Lisa Macon (@lisamacon) on Social Media: It’s Here and Faculty Want to Use It at Sloan Consortium International Conference on Online Learning. Social media isn’t a fad, it’s a revolution. Learn how we are preparing faculty and students at Valencia College to use this tool. Valencia College has created a variety of ways to prepare students, faculty, and staff in
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
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!