Tag Archives: Social Media

Jason Roberts: Social Media Aren’t a Must for the Classroom

Many teachers and professors have begun to incorporate social media into their classes, but Jason Roberts, professor of History/Government at Quincy College, isn’t one of them. He’s no Luddite, and he respects his colleagues who’ve gone down the social-media route – but for now, at least, he’ll stick with the old-fashioned ways.

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Robert J. Allison: Social Media Have "Opened Up the World to the Classroom"

Social media have changed teaching by making education accessible to many more people, says Robert J. Allison, chair of the History Department at Suffolk University. But no matter how much the technology may change, the essence of education – meaningful communication and human interaction – remains the same as it ever was.

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Jason Roberts: When It Comes to Networking, "You Can’t Do Enough"

For young people starting out in the job market, networking is essential, says Jason Roberts, professor of History/Government at Quincy College. And not just on social media – you’ve got to get out and show your face at conferences and meetings, too, because there’s no substitute for the human element.

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The Biggest Time Sinks

Facebook, cat videos, Netflix, the NBA: they’re the guilty pleasures that eat up big chunks of the day, even when that crucial deadline is looming. Successful professionals talk about their favorite productivity-killers.

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Online vs. Offline — Which Is More Important?

When it comes to promoting yourself and your brand, should you concentrate more on your online presence? Or your offline personal contacts? Successful professionals tend to agree: the answer is both.

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Christina Kulich-Vamvakas: Social Media Haven’t Changed the Way I Teach

Social media represent a potentially powerful classroom tool. But, as Christina Kulich-Vamvakas, lecturer in Government at Suffolk University, points out, the coming of the Information Age hasn’t changed the essence of good teaching.

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Opportunities and Challenges in Nonprofit Fundraising

Social media have created new opportunities for nonprofit fundraisers. But the greatest challenge remains the same as ever: finding ways to build lasting relationships with your donors.

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