Shocker of a site: StudentRights.com.au

… your right as a student during O-week to get a prepaid ANZ credit card? Welcome to Student Rights! This is Australia’s social, educational and commercial network for students only. The centre piece is this web site, which provides local and international students with a portal of information, resources and communication. For those lucky students that…

Favourite Australian social media campaigns

Best social media campaigns, well, my favourite case studies anyway. Michael Watkins over at Mudo Media isn’t impressed. He thinks –via Digital Ministry – that social media strategists are all talk and no media. Is he right? Probably. But irrespective of whether anyone is actually hiring consultants, employing traditional agencies or just dumping it on…

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Social Media: Facebook blogs marketing course

Social Media Campaigns: please see your doctor if symptoms persist. Do you know someone a little social media…challenged? They might like to explore social media campaigns in some depth? My courses fill up pretty quick at the University of Sydney, but this semester we are running the course twice. To cater for extra interest. These…

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Singapore: Web 2.0 Social Media courses

CORRECT DATES I’m heading to Singapore this weekend, for a week. I’ll be teaching THREE seperate public courses, so if you are in Singapore – or can talk the boss into an overseas trip, heh – this is what we’ll be doing: Wednesday 29th October 2008: Education and Teachers and Online CommunitiesUnderstanding Web 2.0 and…

Generations of Fear

Big news on Slashdot today: theodp writes “Confirming paranoid high-schoolers’ fears, a new Kaplan survey reveals that 10% of admissions officers from prestigious schools said they had peeked at sites like Facebook and MySpace to evaluate college-bound seniors. Of those using the profiles, 38% said it had a ‘negative impact’ on the applicant. ‘Today’s application…

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Course: Social Media Marketing Campaign

My attempt to scare marketeers into attending one of my web 2.0 social media courses. Did it work? *advertisement coming up* I teach a one day public course on how to create a social media marketing campaign. It’s on Friday 18th July at the University of Sydney, Centre for Continuing Education: Course description: Web 2.0…

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