Category Archives: teaching

live connect coverage


The UGA social media conference Connect kicked off tonight with a delish dinner & great keynote from Kevin Dugan. My ADPR5990 social media students are providing live coverage of the conference over at the conference blog. They are blogging, podcasting the sessions, doing short podcast interviews, flickr’ing (tag UGAconnect07) & […]

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blog scholarship


Who would have thought that this day would come? Not only is there a scholarship for blogging … it is for $10,000! Scholarship Requirements: Your blog must contain unique and interesting information about you and/or things you are passionate about. No spam bloggers please!!! U.S. citizen or permanent resident; Currently […]

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shamp’s secondlife


The most interesting thing I’ve done all week (& trust me, it has been an awesome & interesting week!) was to listen to the class-cast from 9/11 when Dr. Scott Shamp and his hair-flowing-avatar-having assistant Matt from the New Media Institute both taught my social media class about SecondLife. Dr. […]

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social media class blog


My Social Media class at the University of Georgia has been underway for a week now & we are really starting to have a good time. If you are interested in following the class, read the class blog at http://socialmediaUGA.blogspot.com.  The students and I will all blog throughout the semester […]

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help me plan my class


Classes start on Thursday & that is the day my syllabus for my new class on social media goes public. I’ve spent the summer reading tons (including the 2 text books Cluetrain Manifesto and Naked Conversations) & think I’m just about ready. But wait! Blogs are conversations, right? So give […]

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intern blogs


I did an internship as an undergrad. It wasn’t a real internship. At least by my standards today as a professor. But an organization needed a Web site, I had time & I needed the credits. So viola! Instant internship. In order to get the credit for it, I had […]

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podcasting class


I’m a little behind the curve when it comes to podcasting. Don’t get me wrong. I think it is great. But hearing my voice? Ummm. No. Not so great. Well, that was before I was asked to teach this awesome social media class for fall.  And before I had a […]

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de-tech’ing class


I consider myself pretty techy. I have a special work instant messenger handle I use at least 5 times a week outside of normal office hours for students to IM me questions. Yes, I get IMs right before midnight on the eve of an assignment being due, but I don’t […]

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social media class


I’m teaching a class on social media in the fall at UGA in Grady: Social Media and Communication Networks (ADPR 5990) Social media, described as the online tools used for connecting people to share opinions or information, is becoming a more important communication platform for people and organizations. This course […]

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