Student Involvement Sparks Growth in Twitter Followers

Student Involvement Sparks Growth in Twitter Followers
by Rob Johnson ·

At La Salle College High School, we’ve been seriously involved in Social Media since about 2010, with a growing buy-in from … Continue reading »

A Tale of Two MOOCs: The Importance of Community in Online Learning

A Tale of Two MOOCs: The Importance of Community in Online Learning
by David Korfhage ·

Fundamentals of Online Education (FOE), and E-Learning and Digital Cultures (EDC): two Coursera courses, two courses on e-learning, both MOOCs, both on Coursera, both offered by prestigious universities. Continue reading »

How Admissions, Alumni and Academic Offices can leverage Google+ Hangouts

How Admissions, Alumni and Academic Offices can leverage Google+ Hangouts
by Madeline Riley ·

With a simple click of a button, your alumni, advancement and academic offices can host live broadcasts through Hangouts, one of Google’s latest features in Google+. In this edsocialmedia webinar, Ryan Bowse from Wikispaces shares his knowledge of what has worked in Google+ Hangouts. Continue reading »

Breaking News: Area School Upset with Facebook Promoted Posts

Breaking News: Area School Upset with Facebook Promoted Posts
by Joel F. W. Price ·

I fully recognize that it’s a nuisance when something you’re used to changes how it looks and functions. For the purpose of this post, let’s take Facebook as the example. Here is a great look at how Facebook has changed looks over the years. Do you remember getting angry over any/all of these changes? Continue reading »

Instantly Actionable Ways To Leverage Twitter, with Dan Shure

Instantly Actionable Ways To Leverage Twitter, with Dan Shure
by Madeline Riley ·

Social media is all about people. In the world of education, this is no different. In fact, it’s essential!

To use Twitter effectively, you have to capture the attention and engagement of the right people. See how in this webinar recap with Dan Shure. Continue reading »

Word of Mouth Marketing for Your School

Word of Mouth Marketing for Your School
by Madeline Riley ·

During this webinar, Rick Newberry, President of Enrollment Catalyst, shows hundreds of school examples to illustrate how you can use your website and social media channels to inspire word of mouth. Continue reading »

How Assumption High School Sparked Fireworks with an Out-of-the-Box Video

How Assumption High School Sparked Fireworks with an Out-of-the-Box Video
by Madeline Riley ·

Imagine if you hit a “home run” as an enrollment manager: Would your picture-perfect scenario generate more than 45,000 video views, 17 pages of alumni comments, and oh, 30+ additional students in your freshman class? Impossible you say? Not for Elisabeth Russo at Assumption High School in Louisville, Kentucky. Her team created a knock-out lip-dub music video to Katy Perry’s “Firework” that generated the perfect scenario for a private school. Continue reading »

Collaborative Lyrical Analysis with Google Docs

Collaborative Lyrical Analysis with Google Docs
by Morgan Harris ·

As my colleague Nate Green recently discussed, Google Docs is a fantastic way to respond to student writing. Students receive … Continue reading »

Getting Started with Google+ Pages

Getting Started with Google+ Pages
by Madeline Riley ·

Google+ pages are now accessible for businesses, and your schools should be in the mix.   In a recent webinar, … Continue reading »

Down With Posters

Down With Posters
by Robin Neal ·

I despise glitter. It’s proudly gauche and sinisterly invasive. Once a bedazzled project crosses the threshold of my classroom, the … Continue reading »