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
Almost everyone has heard of the famous “Gangnam Style” video that, since its release in July 2012, is the most viewed and liked video on YouTube. Now I’ve been pondering how this type of engagement would be great to recreate in e-learning. (This post was inspired by 6 Ways You Can Put a Little ‘Gangman Style’ into Your Video Marketing) . What does Gangman Style mean? Gangnam style refers to
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
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