Category Archives: Learning and development

Podcast # 11 – The Impact of MOOCs on Teaching and Marketing

“They will change the way we all approach teaching.” This is what Vincent Mangematin, a professor at France’s Grenoble Ecole de Management, told me on FIR on Higher Education episode 11. MOOCs are certainly causing disruption. Mangematin wrote in the Financial Times that MOOCs … Continue reading

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Why Public Relations Practitioners Need to Be Organizational Educators

In the old days, it was simple for us communicators. Do some media training for just a few of the top spokespeople in the organization and ensure everyone is on message. Then work on coming up with a story, pitch … Continue reading

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Podcast 10: Disrupting Executive Education – The World Economic Forum’s New Forum Academy

Every January, the World Economic Forum (WEF) is in the news headlines as leaders meet in Davos, Switzerland to address some of the pressing issues facing the world. The WEF is also know for its thought leadership and research. Now, the organization is expanding into executive education. … Continue reading

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Re-thinking where you live and pursuing goals

Are you happy where you live at the moment? Are you able to pursue your goals – both personal and professional – in the current place you live? I am contemplating this question as I sit on a bench overlooking Lake … Continue reading

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Podcast # 8: Interview with Professor Amanda Sturgill on How to Teach Digital Communications

Odds are that if you studied communications more than five years ago in college / university, much of what you learned then is now completely outdated. There is a good chance that communications students today will say the same thing years from … Continue reading

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Integrating gamification in the classroom: Professor #FollowFriday 5, Steven Johnson

“Professor #FollowFriday” is an editorial series focused on academics’ best practice in digital communications. Every Friday, I highlight one academic who is strategically leveraging the power of digital communications. The goal of this feature is that if you are an … Continue reading

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Academics leveraging Instagram: #FollowFriday Professor 4, Karen Freberg

Every Friday, I highlight one academic who is strategically leveraging the power of digital communications in the editorial series “#FollowFriday Professor” . The goal of this feature is that if you are an academic or thought leader looking to establish an … Continue reading

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