Friday, August 28, 2009

Twitter in Higher Education: Usage Habits and Trends of Today’s College Faculty

Faculty Focus has published a free report that provides some perspective on Twitter use in Higher Education. The PDF can be downloaded here:

http://www.facultyfocus.com/free-report/twitter-in-higher-education-usage-habits-and-trends-of-todays-college-faculty/

The 20-page report used survey data conducted between July and August of this year. About 2,000 respondents completed they survey. The majority of the faculty who responded do not use Twitter in Higher Education (for varying reasons.). The report is well worth a look.

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Thursday, August 27, 2009

Technology Tuesday: Blackboard Makeover

On Tuesday I gave a short presentation on how to spruce up your Blackboard site with a simple makeover.

A video and PDF handout is now available. You can watch the video in a streaming format, or download to iPods, iPhones and iTunes and watch at your leisure. The video is about 25 minutes long. The PDF handout has some quick Blackboard tips and suggestions.

Feel free to share with your colleagues.

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Saturday, August 22, 2009

Camtasia for the Mac

The oft-promised OS X version of Camtasia will be released on Tuesday 25th August. Techsmith has a couple of sneak-peak videos to whet your appetite here. It will be interesting to see how well Mac Camtasia compares with Screenflow.

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Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Sports and Interactive Media

The CADM is holding the perfect event for the interactive marketer who is also a sports fan. On Wednesday, September 23, 2009 the CADM has an impressive panel of luminaries sharing their expertise.

Naturally enough the event will take place at Harry Caray’s Restaurant in Chicago.

The event kicks off at 5:30 p.m. and concludes with an open bar and hors d’oeuvres.

Moderator: Josh Grou, Business Development, Branded Entertainment Google/YouTube and Instructor, Sports Media and Broadcast Relations, Kellogg MSA program

Panelists:

  • Joseph A. Inzerillo
    SVP, Multimedia & Distribution at Major League Baseball (MLB)
  • Ryan Huzjak
    Director of Corporate Sales, Chicago Bears
  • Mike Maguire
    Digital Sales Director, Midwest Region, ESPN Chicago
  • Elly Deutch
    Marketing and New Media Manager, Chicago Red Stars
  • Valerie Waller
    Director of Marketing & Communications, Chicago 2016
  • When: Wednesday, September 23, 2009 (5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.)
  • Where: Harry Caray’s Restaurant – 33 West Kinzie Street (State & Kinzie), Chicago

For more information visit the CADM's website.

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Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Barefoot Vodcasting: Half-day Workshop

Video, handouts and examples from the Barefoot Vodcasting Workshop have been posted to the site. You can find everything here….

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Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Madison, WI: 25th Annual Conference on Distance Teaching & Learning

I am in Madison for the 25th Annual Conference on Distance Teaching & Learning. It is a beautiful day and later this afternoon I will be presenting a blended workshop. Looking forward to meeting with as many people here as possible and filling my brain with information.

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