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Mon, 27 Mar 2017 00:24:05 +0000By Jeffrey R. Young, EdSurge Many instructors see discussion boards as drudgery as well. “The threaded discussion felt always like the wrong medium for learning,” says Joyce Valenza, an assistant teaching professor at Rutgers University’s School of Communication and Information, who has been teaching online since 2001. “When you think about the larger world, people are [...]
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 12:05:46 +0000I know you don’t want to admit it, but we all know that you love Kitchen Nightmares as much as I do. I actually enjoy cooking shows of all sorts and like applying their lessons to my somewhat limited selection of Kansas delicacies, which are generally limited to cuts of select beef in different shapes. [...] .eduGuru, November 22, 2012.
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 12:05:44 +0000As Abbott & Costello demonstrate in this classic video, if you don’t ask the right question, you can end up going around in circles without ever answering the pertinent questions. As anyone who has worked with web analytics knows, there is a dizzying amount of information available to measure user behavior on your web site. [...] .eduGuru, November 22, 2012.
Thu, 08 Nov 2012 13:05:37 +0000Technology has enabled students and colleges to accomplish a lot online. Gone are the days of waiting in line to register for classes or even sitting in a classroom! More colleges are moving courses, orientations and administrative tasks online. Sounds great and efficient, right? Yes, but if you've read our new eBook, you know that [...] .eduGuru, November 8, 2012.
Thu, 08 Nov 2012 13:05:37 +0000I once got in an extremely heated debate with several people who were passionately opposed to one idea: Flash mobs. They argued their point for a good half hour, raising their voices, climbing up on chairs, accusing me of catering to the lowest common denominator. You would have thought I kicked a puppy. What they [...] .eduGuru, November 8, 2012.
Thu, 08 Nov 2012 13:05:36 +0000As reported on the Daily Texan, student debt hit $914 billion during this year’s second quarter. Unemployment stood at 8.3 percent during the summer season. With increasing student debt numbers and the struggling job market, a college education seems to be an exponential monetary burden that weighs little in the competitive, idle job market. As [...] .eduGuru, November 8, 2012.
Thu, 08 Nov 2012 13:05:36 +0000Sometimes we come across offers that we think would be really interesting/valuable to the community that we want to pass along. The following is a guest post from Mediabistro promoting their Social Media Marketing Boot Camp where .eduGuru readers can also get a $50 discount if you choose to sign up. How are you building [...] .eduGuru, November 8, 2012.
Thu, 08 Nov 2012 13:05:35 +0000To anyone who has been reading this blog for any amount of time the headline here isn't anything new. We might have felt this way for years, but a new report by CUnet finally gives us the data we have been looking for to support our gut feeling. This report has some very revealing numbers, [...] .eduGuru, November 8, 2012.
Thu, 08 Nov 2012 13:05:35 +0000Last week I spoke on a panel at the University Aviation Association annual conference. As part of this panel each presenter was asked to put together a short presentation on a subject. I focused mine on Understanding Marketing Funnels. Our regular readers have seen me write on this subject a lot because one of the [...] .eduGuru, November 8, 2012.
Thu, 08 Nov 2012 13:05:34 +0000I had a couple of people ask about the slides from my presentation at HighEdWeb ’12 yesterday so I’m happy to get these up here. The guys at Converge Consulting were awesome enough to livestream the presentation and you can view it here. (Sorry the first few minutes were cut off) Presentation Description: The rules [...] .eduGuru, November 8, 2012.
Thu, 08 Nov 2012 13:05:33 +0000Are you looking for ways to start recruiting students for your school through social media? Attracting applicants to your college through emails and social media is bound to become an important part of your strategy if you expect to grow your enrollment in the coming years. Students are taking a more active part in the [...] .eduGuru, November 8, 2012.
Thu, 08 Nov 2012 13:05:33 +0000There are times when the prestissimo advancing tech world seems to be a scared little kitten against the flagella of hackers, crackers and the like, with their unforgiving onslaught penetrating every sphere within the realm. In such turbulent conditions, what are the measures, if any, that a user may take in order to stay safe? [...] .eduGuru, November 8, 2012.
Thu, 08 Nov 2012 13:05:33 +0000Well, it’s that time folks. HighEdWeb 2012 is now upon us, and thanks to the generous donations of many of you, we were able to help send three lucky folks there who would not have been able to go otherwise. We wanted to take a moment and publicly thank everyone that made this possible. If [...] .eduGuru, November 8, 2012.
Thu, 08 Nov 2012 13:05:32 +0000In marketing, lead generation is the online interest and inquiries of a service or product made by prospective customers. For universities and online colleges, lead generation is potential students’ interest or inquiry in obtaining an education. The goal of lead generation for a business is to create sales leads and revenue, and educational institutions can [...] .eduGuru, November 8, 2012.
Thu, 08 Nov 2012 13:05:31 +0000The famous XKCD "University Website" comic has made the rounds of higher education web professionals for quite some time, even spurring this amusing .eduGuru post suggesting schools redesign their websites based on the calendar. We thought we'd revisit the comic in the light of a recent survey we conducted. Hundreds of students from Cornell University, [...] .eduGuru, November 8, 2012.
Tue, 25 Sep 2012 17:31:39 +0000<p>how about a solar panel?</p> D2L Discussion, September 25, 2012.
Tue, 25 Sep 2012 17:31:39 +0000<p>this is a new post</p> D2L Discussion, September 25, 2012.
Tue, 25 Sep 2012 17:31:39 +0000<p>I think it is a great insight!</p> D2L Discussion, September 25, 2012.
Tue, 25 Sep 2012 17:31:39 +0000<p>New grade item</p> D2L Discussion, September 25, 2012.
Tue, 25 Sep 2012 17:31:39 +0000<p>Hello there?</p> D2L Discussion, September 25, 2012.
Fri, 14 Sep 2012 16:16:01 +0000This is the description of the item D2L Test, September 14, 2012.