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Social Media Education

Do You Need a Degree in Social Media? No Way, Some Experts Say

John Egan | Posted 09.28.2014 | Business
John Egan

Many experts in social media don't believe in the power of formal education -- through either certificate or degree programs at colleges and universities -- for anyone seeking to brush up on social media skills.

Public Schools Must Embrace Social Media

Joel Gagne | Posted 09.18.2013 | Technology
Joel Gagne

The disrupted digital status quo introduces compelling new opportunities for schools. Central to the ongoing digital revolution of the past two decades is a clear lesson.

Job Cred: Social Media Certification Revs the Resume

Jason Schmitt | Posted 04.23.2013 | College
Jason Schmitt

For the first time ever, the skill sets and resume building certifications that relate to the newest iteration of digital proficiencies are cheap, accessible, and increasingly credible.

Your Social Score Is the New Credit Score

Amy Jo Martin | Posted 02.18.2013 | Technology
Amy Jo Martin

Proper social media use can highlight your strengths that may not shine through in a job interview or on a college application. Use it wisely.

Machine-Made News

Lewis Lapham | Posted 06.23.2012 | Media
Lewis Lapham

Absent the force of the human imagination and its powers of expression, our machines cannot accelerate the hope of political and social change, which stems from language that induces a change of heart.

20 Big Ideas for 2012, Part Four

Don Tapscott | Posted 03.13.2012 | Business
Don Tapscott

What will happen in 2012? In the spirit of the aphorism "The future is not something to be predicted, it's something to be achieved," let me suggest 20 transformations.

WATCH: Twitter Brings Shy Students Out Of Their Shell In Classroom

Posted 08.10.2011 | Education

When L.A. teacher Enrique Legaspi asks his students a question about World War I, they pull out cell phones and computers and type off 140 character a...