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Ten Tools for Tracking a Topic or Issue

There is a fair amount of buzz out there these days about tracking your brand or reputation online. Individuals and companies are increasingly trying to keep tabs on what is being said about them on the

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7 LinkedIn Tactics for Lifelong Learning

People tend to view LinkedIn mainly as a tool for finding jobs – whether “job” means actual employment or your next sale. Given the importance of continually building your personal knowledge base,

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6 Online Presentation Tips from 60-Second Lectures

As part of the continuing mission to learn, I stopped by the University of Pennsylvania’s 60-Second Lecture Series to partake of some knowledge. Here you will find videos of faculty members from the

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Blog Action Day, 43 Things, and Personal Learning

As noted in an earlier posting, today is Blog Action Day, a day when bloggers all around the world will write about the environment. The point is to increase awareness, cultivate involvement, and raise

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TechSoup, Learning, and Web 2.0

I had the pleasure of getting to know the folks at TechSoup several years ago in the beginning stages of work on WebJunction, a Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation project that was to (and does) include

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iPod, I Learn?

Like many others who keep track of developments in online learning and learning technology in general, I have been watching with interest as podcasting has assumed its place in the educational landscape.

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Life by PowerPoint

A couple of years ago I led a panel on online learning among nonprofit organizations at N-TEN’s National Technology Conference. As it happened, Guy Kawasaki was one of the keynote speakers at the conference,

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Web 2.0, Part I of …

I recently had the opportunity to attend the annual conference of Medbiquitous, an organization I have written about elsewhere in this blog. Given Medbiq’s focus on education, I was glad to see Web 2.0

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