Tag Archives: Twitter

Friday Free Write: What I’ve Learned in Cleveland

Did you ever get “free write” assignments in class? These are usually assigned in English classes and the point is to allow the student to write about whatever they want to without the pressure of being graded. For this Friday … Continue reading

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Twitter in the Classroom: Marketing Case Study

Monday I introduced the idea of using Twitter in the classroom and shared a video of a “Twitter experiment” conducted at a university in Texas. Students these days are not being engaged by their teachers as well as they could be because … Continue reading

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Twitter in the Classroom

This week I am attending the annual Central States Communication Association (CSCA) convention in Cleveland. I love academic conventions because I end up learning something new every time, while meeting fellow communication nerds and participating in a great academic feast, during … Continue reading

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Use of Social Networking to Plan British Riots Raises Questions

Yesterday The Guardian reported on a recent survey which shows that 70% of United Kingdom adults who were surveyed said they would support a shutdown of social networks in order to control social unrest, such as the deadly British riots that … Continue reading

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Twitter & Turkey: Using New Media to do Good

This past weekend I attended one of the coolest conferences that I’ve been lucky enough to attend so far in my relatively young “conference career”; the social media focused PodCamp Cincinnati which, conveniently enough for me, was held on a Saturday … Continue reading

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