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Schools.com Launches Infographic Highlighting Professors’ Use of Social Media In and Out of the Classroom

Based on a recent Pearson study, Schools.com has created an infographic revealing the ways in which college faculty members have embraced social media.
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Could MySpace & Facebook Improve Student-School Relationships?

by June Ahn (find this post and others on my blog http://ahnjune.com) I’m still in the process of finishing up my dissertation, but I’m finding some amazing findings as I go along. Here’s one tidbit. In my study, I built a social network site using Elgg for 2 urban school districts. Classrooms were randomly assigned to use [...]
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422 Group adds Social Media Capabilities to Continuum 422 CRM™

The  422 Group has announced the integration of  social media tools into the company’s Continuum 422 CRM solution.
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I Don’t Care Whether Causes Will Support a MySpace Presence

Last week Causes announced they would no longer expend the resources necessary to be compatible with MySpace.  This is not surprising.  MySpace is shrinking every day and seems on a track to become at best a dating and music web site, so I find it hard to believe that institutions will be disadvantaged by the [...]
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MySpace slashing 30 percent of work force, bringing staffing closer to rival Facebook

MySpace seems to be falling to the wayside with the announcement of the elimination of 400 jobs.  I am not sure that bringing in former FaceBook executive Owen Van Natta can help.  What do you think?  Is it FaceBook all the way?...
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Twitter Goes to College

Zach Miners with US News reports how professors and higher education administrators are using micro-blogging services like Twitter as a teaching and learning tool.
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Internet is fostering a 'want it now' culture among students

A report in the United Kingdom issues warning over impact of Web 2.0 on teaching and learning, writes Rebecca Attwood for the Times Higher Education.
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Five Steps to Developing a Powerful Social Networking Strategy

Fritz McDonald writes in University Business the value web communities have in building relationships for higher education's most important constituents and the steps institutions should take to create a powerful social networking community. ...
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Blackbaud Launches “Connect” a New Partner Network

Blackbaud announced Blackbaud Connect, a comprehensive new partner network designed to encourage interoperability and help nonprofits succeed.
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SunGard Higher Education Free Webinar Series on Strategies for Managing Enrollment

SunGard Higher Education is conducting a series of free webinars on the topic of “Managing Enrollment: Strategies for Today and Tomorrow.” All higher education professionals who are interested in enrollment management best practices are encouraged to attend.