Higher Education Content Strategy 101: The Fundamentals

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That means your university is competing with many other higher education institutions across the nation that are all catering to your potential students. And higher education marketing takes so many forms. Working in marketing at a university is one of the hardest jobs in the world.

American Education Services

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If you have taken out a loan to pay for college, then American Education Services is a name you may hear often. They access these loans for management from the US Department of Education database. The post American Education Services appeared first on Social Fish.

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How to Transform Your Higher Education Staff into “Retentioneers”

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Higher Education nonprofit management student and alumni engagementFor academic leaders, recruiting and solidifying the right students is top priority. But what happens after they arrive on campus?

6 Website Optimization Tips to Make Your Higher Education Institution Shine

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Your higher education institution likely has several goals and requirements in mind when building and maintaining your website. Visit the Blackbaud Higher Education Solutions content hub for more great resources to help your institution achieve its mission.

Why Higher Education Institutions Need to Leverage Data and Analytics

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Higher education professionals must tap data and analytics to know their constituents and better predict their capability and mindset to give. You can also examine the best practice of peers in higher education, which are often shared through industry cohorts.

Maximizing Multichannel Fundraising for Higher Education

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A survey from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) noted that “90% of higher education institutions agreed that social media is a much more important part of their communication and marketing efforts than three years ago.”

3 Ways to Digitally Transform Stewardship in Higher Education

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The next step is to then encourage students to document how donor funds have impacted their educational experience. > impacted your education? Higher Education bbcon bbcon2018 digital transformation Donor Stewardship higher education fundraising

Philanthropy Delivers New Promise of Quality Education for All

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Investing in education has an incredible multiplier effect as it leads to increased prosperity not just for individuals, but also for their communities and societies. Gallucci and Roy jointly announced a partnership of philanthropic organizations investing more than $15 million in grants to 23 projects as well as an additional $13 million available in the coming year for innovative projects that will increase the participation, quality, and relevance of secondary education.

Revenue, Retention and Reactivation: Findings from the 2011 Index of Higher Education Fundraising Report

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Download The 2011 Index of Higher Education Fundraising Performance Report to learn more about the 6% revenue growth and other key performance indicators of annual funds at more than 100 public and private institutions. 2011 Index of Higher Education Fundraising Performance.

December #4Change Chat: Education

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Education and it’s discontents are being changed by new ways of learning – much of it by new ways of creating, sharing and validating information and knowledge online. Tools and methods are being customized, adapted and remixed for various educational contexts. Topic: Education: How is social/new media affecting the future of education? Tags: events 4change education twitter This Thursday is the December #4Change Chat!

Educating on the SDGs: TEL FOR GOOD is CSR at Work

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team apply these eight core SDGs to their CSR strategy, but they continued to utilize and educate their employees on all 17 of the United Nations SDGs.

Getting Advancement into Gear: A Conversation on Higher Education Charitable Giving Trends

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Highlights of 2017 Charitable Giving Performance in Higher Education. As reflected in the recently released Charitable Giving Report Spotlight: How Fundraising Performed in the Higher Education Sector in 2017 , donors have responded to the calls for support in a resounding way.

Reimagining education in the digital age

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Technology and the future of education, learning, knowledge and universities (futurist speaker Gerd Leonhard) from Futurist Gerd Leonhard. ReimaginED: The Future of K12 Education from David Havens. From TED talk playlists to government speeches, everyone agrees: education is changing.

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 102: Spotlight on Giving Trends in Higher Education

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The digital world has opened a new range of possibilities for higher education institutions as they look to connect with alumni and other prospective donors. Topics Discussed in This Episode: The current state of higher education giving.

Education: The Key to Member Growth and Loyalty

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If your association targets recent graduates, young professionals, and those looking to gain more employable credentials (or would like to), you may be familiar with the current educational landscape. White-Paper Education Shelly-Alcorn Elizabeth-Weaver-Engel

SEO Hacks to Incorporate in to your Higher Education Digital Strategy

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Higher Education digital strategy Search Engine Optimization SEOWhat is Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and why is it important? . SEO is the process of improving the visibility of your website or webpage in search engine results pages (SERP).

Raspberry Pi for Educators

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Thanks to the Pi's low cost, simplicity, and extensibility, educators and do-it-yourselfers have been buying them up at times faster than the manufacturer can make them. The Raspberry Pi was designed to help educators and students understand technology better. Raspberry Pi Model B.

Are Digital Badges and DIY Learning the Future of Education?

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As someone who has a kid headed to college in three years, the concept of the staggering cost of a college education combined with the reality that a college degree (or even graduate degree) is no longer the guarantee of employment it used to be is one that weighs heavily on me.

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Performance Based Funding Institute to Improve Higher Education

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Ann Duffy, Facilitator, Education First. Phil Gonring of Education First, facilitating the Davidson County Community College team at the PBF Institute. Shaun Yoder of Education First, facilitating the North Carolina state team at the PBF Institute. Two weeks ago VisionLink''s W.

Online philanthropy boosts educators | Tallahassee Democrat | tallahassee.com

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Online philanthropy boosts educators | Tallahassee Democrat | tallahassee.com : Howell turned to the Internet for help. Though a combination of social media and the website Donorschoose.org, she was able to raise the money she needed in two days. Donors Choose is a charity website where teachers can post their needs as projects in the hopes of finding donors. Other colleagues of mine have had great success with the website,” she said.

Games for Change Keynote: James Shelton, US Department of Education

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James Shelton, US Department of Education: Education is probably the area where we have failed to innovate the most. I want to frame first the opportunity: we often talk about the competitiveness frame in education, that the US used to be number one, and now we are “falling behind.&# It has to happen outside this country because so many countries realized that education is the way to economic prosperity. Young people should enjoy the educational process.

How Video Conference Helps in Education

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Video Conference is taking over the corporate world and have also delved into the education system.

Free education tools you have never heard of

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—————— The number of education sites keeps growing at a fast rate. Scitable is available courtesy of NatureEducation which is an initiative for collaborative science education. This is a guest post by Sandra Miller, a tech writer from Brooklyn.

The Internet, Social Media and the Democratization of Education

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This is a guest post by Zach Buckley, a recent college graduate who is interested in the intersection of technology, education and online learning. The Internet as a Leveler for Education. In fact, Sir Ken Robinson argues that we need to completely redefine the way we view education.

Higher Education and the Mobile Revolution: How Texts Make Better Schools and Students

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College enrollment, grade improvements, and staying connected with student services are just a few of the advantages of higher education texting. Higher Ed higher education summer melt Ten years ago, text messaging’s role in the classroom was a head scratcher.

Are Digital Badges and DIY Learning the Future of Education?

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As someone who has a kid headed to college in three years, the concept of the staggering cost of a college education combined with the reality that a college degree (or even graduate degree) is no longer the guarantee of employment it used to be is one that weighs heavily on me.

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The Association Role in the New Education Paradigm

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————– I am very pleased to announce the publication of the white paper I co-authored with Elizabeth Weaver Engel, MA, CAE, “ The Association Role in the New Education Paradigm.” No Feeds Found.

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Twitter Enhances Accessibility with Alt Text for Images – ProfHacker - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education

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Twitter Enhances Accessibility with Alt Text for Images – ProfHacker - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education : "Twitter Enhances Accessibility with Alt Text for Images" 'via Blog this

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How Text Messaging Improves Educational Outcomes for Students

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For years researchers have been searching for small yet effective improvements to current educational models. Loosely defined as “behavioral nudges,” the idea is that educational systems don’t need major overhauls that exhaust budgets in order to make a change.

Shifting to Digital: The MPI World Education Conference - Engage365

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Shifting to Digital: The MPI World Education Conference - Engage365 : "If your annual education conference attracts only 20% of your members what are you doing for the other 80%? How do you create and deliver education for them? How do you bring your community together

How Salesforce Event Management Can Impact Higher Education

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And for higher education institutions relying on Salesforce to track data, it only makes sense to use your CRM for event management as well. While it’s possible to use a third-party platform to manage attendees and logistics, you’ll… Education Fundraising Events

How To Get Engagement in Your Online Education

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Rich Finstein interviews Kathi Edwards , a consultant on our CommPartners team, about her take on social learning and online education – and how important these are for getting the engagement everyone is looking for. What trends are you seeing in live online education?

Is your online education ready for Generation Flux?

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————– Since the announcement by Harvard and MIT about the launch of their joint online education venture, edX , I’ve seen several articles and opinion pieces about MOOC – massive open online courses. They’ll take charge of their own education.

Who Are Education's Big Visionaries?

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One of the results of my creating a Generosity Plan was that I remembered how much I care about public education, literacy education, and arts education. When I graduated from college, almost all of my friends worked in public education, including me , but now, they've all left.

Improve Healthcare Education in Your Community with Text Messaging

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The University of Maryland’s Food Supplement Nutrition Education program sends text messages to parents about keeping their children healthy. Text messaging is a powerful tool in improving knowledge about broader health issues within a community.

Austin Nonprofit Bridges Digital and Education Divide in Cambodia - PR.com

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Press Release Austin Nonprofit Bridges Digital and Education Divide in Cambodia - PR.com : That’s something that Austin’s Windows of Wonder Institute, or WOWi, wants to end. With its first international project in Siem Reap, Cambodia, WOWi aims to bring American audiences together with students of the Tchey school, to provide technical training to these students and help raise money for the education of Cambodian children.

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Online Philanthropic Resources Enhance Education Curriculum - Philanthropy - pitchengine.com

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Online Philanthropic Resources Enhance Education Curriculum - Philanthropy - pitchengine.com.

Beyond School Supplies: How DonorsChoose is Crowdsourcing Real Education Reform | Fast Company | Business Innovation

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Beyond School Supplies: How DonorsChoose is Crowdsourcing Real Education Reform | Fast Company | Business Innovation : The charity is using its networking strength to provide teachers with new kinds of resources, and its data to hold bureaucrats accountable

Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

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Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education: "More than 100 researchers interested in the emerging field of the social history of computer programming are running what may be the first academic conference held entirely using Web 2.0 tools

How To Apply Social to Education and Learning

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Do you work in the Education department? That’s where your expertise in learning and education is invaluable. Given all of that, what can the education team actually DO with social? You spend most of your time delivering formal education programs, as you should.

I just made an educational microloan!

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As someone with three kids in college, I'm used to the idea of educational loans. It's the American way of higher education! educational loans are not so common. And, education is the way out of poverty. This weekend, I made my first educational microloan, to Claudia Belén García Royz of Nicaragua, who is studying to be an industrial engineer. Kushal described Vittana as "Kiva for educational loans."

Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

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Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education: "Shortly after last's week's earthquake in Haiti, a group of students working in a laboratory in Colorado unveiled a project that makes it easier for victims and volunteers to tweet for help.The lab, at the University of Colorado at Boulder's Atlas Institute, produced a guideline for a 'help specific' Twitter syntax that allows tweets requesting.

Online Collaboration: Taking Education to New Heights

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Taking Education to New Heights. Pamela Clark began New Heights Educational Group in 2006, as part of a lifelong commitment to education. Pamela, inspired by her grandmother, saw an obligation to fight against these problems through education.