I’ve just returned from a long, wonderful day at the 2009 Ride For Roswell. I was both a participant and an “embedded reporter” using social media to cover the event as it happened. ( see UB to Embed Twitter Reporters at Roswell Ride ) I learned a lot today about using social media to cover an Read more »
My friend and colleague Brad Ward has uncovered a scheme on Facebook that all colleges and universities should be aware of. Please read There’s something going down on Facebook. Pay attention and participate in the ongoing conversation and research.
On November 11, I will be teaching a webinar for Higher Ed Experts as part of the “Social Networks MBA” series. The objective of this series is to help you decide if your institution should launch its own private niche social networking website, and how to nurture and develop a thriving online community around your Read more »
eduWeb is now less than a week away. Brad Ward and I are teaching a workshop called Join the Conversation: Social Media in Higher Education where we will be providing an in depth look at how higher educational institutions can leverage the full power and potential of social media. We are using a wiki to Read more »
The uwebd social site hit another milestone today with the addition of the 700th member. Activity on the site continues to grow at a steady rate. There are now 36 groups, 18 videos, and 256 discussions in the main forum. Over the past month, we’ve had 4,608 visits, 19,953 page views, and visits from 80 Read more »
This June I will be giving several presentations at a conference hosted by Innovative Educators called Increasing Enrollment and Retention via Technology: Blending High Tech and High Touch. Here is the conference overview: Using technology is essential in attracting students to your institution and creating an atmosphere that cultivates success. Some feel that when incorporating Read more »