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Part 2: A New Approach To Digital Fundraising

Part 2: A New Approach To Digital Fundraising

In my last post, I discussed how we crowdsourced short video entries from University of Virginia students showcasing an individual display of talent. From these submissions, we selected 12 finalists for a Digital Talent Show competition that functioned as a component of a 36-hour fundraising event themed around Thomas Jefferson’s Birthday Celebration (#TJBDAY). A vote […]

Google+ Hangouts in Admissions

Google+ Hangouts in Admissions

Erin Supinka and Tanner Newcomb, social media ambassadors at Rochester Institute of Technology, join host Ashley Hennigan on Admissions Live and shares their insights on using Google+ Hangouts in admissions offices.

Video in Student Recruitment

Video in Student Recruitment

Mallory Wood, marketing manager at mStoner,  joins the show for an information-packed session on the use of video in student recruitment efforts. Mallory discusses strategy, reach, production tips and more. Whether you are a one-person show or have a highly equipped marketing team this is one show re-cap you will not want to miss.

Where YouTube EDU Went Wrong (and how it might recover)

Where YouTube EDU Went Wrong (and how it might recover)

YouTube‘s educational portal, YouTube EDU, entered its third year of operation this past week. In spite of some very optimistic publicity for its initial launch, its development as a teaching-and-learning tool has thus far proven rather lackluster. YouTube has shown little effort in expanding and supporting the site, and few institutions in higher education have […]

How Higher Ed Failed YouTube EDU (and YouTube EDU Failed Us)

How Higher Ed Failed YouTube EDU (and YouTube EDU Failed Us)

YouTube‘s educational portal YouTube EDU turned two years old last week. While its launch was heavily hyped, it’s obvious now to industry insiders that the site is not where it needs to be. The past year has seen limited expansion or support on YouTube’s end, and a rash of bad content contribution on the part […]

UPDATE: University of Lincoln Official Responds to Banned Admissions Videos

UPDATE: University of Lincoln Official Responds to Banned Admissions Videos

Yesterday we shared with you the story of University of Lincoln student Tom Ridgewell, who took it upon himself to create a series of hilarious admissions videos for his university. Only problem? The videos include zombies, dinosaurs and a lecture on fire.

Banned Admissions Videos Go Viral

Banned Admissions Videos Go Viral

UPDATE: A University of Lincoln official has spoken with Higher Ed Live regarding the videos University of Lincoln student Tom Ridgewell (aka TomSka) decided to make a series of admissions videos for his beloved university. Only problem? They contain zombies, dinosaurs and fiery explosions.

Episode 1: Social Media, Leadership and Student Affairs

Episode 1: Social Media, Leadership and Student Affairs

Ed Cabellon talks with us about the role of social media combined with leadership in student affairs. Ed shares his thoughts on the future of student affairs technology as well as his recent efforts at Bridgewater State University. Ed will be attending SXSW as one of very few student affairs practitioners to attend what is […]

Can Udemy disrupt education?

Ten years ago, MIT began offering its own courses on the Internet through its OpenCourseWare, but not many other major universities have yet followed suit. They face two major hurdles: getting higher-up university officials to buy into the concept, and finding the right software to put course content online without much difficulty. Gagan Biyani, cofounder […]

Social Media and Your Campus

Social Media and Your Campus

Michael Fienen, Mark Greenfield and Kyle James take part in this action-packed in-studio special. For a full 80 minutes they share their thoughts on the state of social media on the collegiate campus, what’s working and what isn’t. For higher ed marketers, communicators and web pros, this is one show you will want to sit […]

Episode 17: Seriously Advanced YouTube Tips

Episode 17: Seriously Advanced YouTube Tips

For 45 minutes Seth shares every advanced YouTube tip and trick imaginable. Learn everything from how to best YouTube’s ‘Related Videos’ algorithm to cropping letter-boxed videos and uploading custom thumbnails. If you use YouTube at all this episode is a MUST watch.

The Best Higher Ed Halloween Videos

The Best Higher Ed Halloween Videos

With Halloween upon us, I thought it would be fun to search out and find the best Halloween videos from official college and university YouTube channels. Below is my list – in no particular order – but if you think I’ve missed anything just let me know! And don’t forget to tune in this Sunday […]

Episode 7: #SimTech10 & Social Media Policy

Episode 7: #SimTech10 & Social Media Policy

Episode 2: Going Viral with YouTube

Episode 2: Going Viral with YouTube

HubSpot‘s Kyle James joins the show to talk about how colleges and universities can use online video to take their message mainstream. We break down what makes good web video and even tackle the task of defining what it means to “Go Viral.”

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