Tag Archives: technology

Sugata Mitra: Build a School in the Cloud

Sugata Mitra’s TED talk, Build a School in the Cloud, on developing a learning lab in the cloud encourages students to use technology as a tool to teach one other. An educational researcher well before his time, Mitra  experimented with the use of computers to facilitate learning in rural India in the 90s. His longitudinal study revealed some key ways in which technology can enhance learning.

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2012 Annual Conference Presentation

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I will be presenting on Developing In-House Video Content for Successful Recruitment at the Unique Uses of Technology and Social Media in IE Fair

When: Friday, Jun 1 | 9:00 am-10:30 am
Where: Room 320 ABC


3 Key Mobile Tips

3 Key Takeaways on Mobile.

  • Be sure your website is mobile-optimized
  • Create content that is easy to consume and respond to via mobile devices (shorter responses are better)
  • If your audience is business-oriented or located in the Asia/Pacific region, make sure to develop a mobile strategy

The article where these are listed as key takeaways has some interesting statistics about social media and user behavior. You can read the full article here:
5 Social Media Tips for Finding and Engaging Your Target Audience


A Look Into The Life of Millennials

Courtesy of: FastCo Design

A look into our target student population, Millennials, and how they view the world, education, politics, work and more.

Full article posted here


NAFSA Technology Related Sessions

If you’re attending the NAFSA annual conference in Vancouver next week make sure to add the following technology related sessions to your schedule:

Day Start End Title
Tuesday 9:30 a.m. 11:00 a.m. Member Interest Group (MIG) Open House
Tuesday 6:00 p.m. 6:30 p.m. Tweetup 
Wednesday 8:00 a.m. 9:15 a.m. Beyond Facebook: Online International Student Communities
Wednesday 1:45 p.m. 3:00 p.m. Guest Speaker: The Power of Marketing: Standing Out in the Crowded e-World and Beyond
Wednesday 1:45 p.m. 3:00 p.m. Open Meeting: Technology Forum
Wednesday 3:45 p.m. 5:00 p.m. Technology MIG
Thursday 8:00 a.m. 9:00 a.m. Innovate Your Orientation to Engage Students and Enhance Intercultural Learning
Thursday 8:00 a.m. 9:00 a.m. Virtual Recruiting: Using Social Media, the Mobile Web, Apps and Webinars
Thursday 2:00 p.m. 3:15 a.m. They Said WHAT?! Managing Social Media Risks in Education Abroad
Friday 8:15 a.m. 8:45 a.m. Tweetup 
Friday 9:00 a.m. 10:30 a.m. Technology Fair: Unique Uses of Technology and Social Media in International Education
Friday 10:30 a.m. 11:45 a.m. Branding the Study Abroad Office: How to Communicate with Your Audience
Friday 3:30 p.m. 4:30 p.m. Apply the Power of Google Tools in the ESL Classroom

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