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Five Keys to Successful Personal Branding With Social Media

99620-20131028 With society increasingly becoming a knowledge-based economy, personal branding is more common today than ever before. Individuals representing a wide diversity of professions engage in personal branding as a necessary means of getting their name before the public—in most cases a very specific, targeted public, audience. Read More

Social Media (Networking) Activity and Enhancing Learning (Part 4)

Social Media Wordle (c) Dr. John Weidert | learning education college students networking blogs blogging wiki video interactivity YouTube Twitter LinkedIn Facebook Instagram Tubulr Having surveyed theories of social media activity applications in the learning environment, it would be helpful to conclude by offering some practical implementation tips rooted in the literature.Read More

Social Media (Networking) Activity and Enhancing Learning (Part 3)

Social Media Wordle (c) Dr. John Weidert | learning education college students networking blogs blogging wiki video interactivity YouTube Twitter LinkedIn Facebook Instagram Tubulr This essay sets forth three specific suggestions for leveraging social media activity in the college environment: (a) Moving assignment posting and peer critique to social media platforms, (b) working harder to enable rich online discussions on social media platforms, and (c) rewriting traditional curricula into social media. In this section, each of these proposals will be discussed in detail, with attention to both the academic literature that supports the proposals and practical recommendations for implementation.Read More