Douglas Crets

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Giving Credibility to the Shadow Education System

Social Experiment Rounding Up

I interviewed a group of people about their careers, their education, and how social media has influenced some of their choices in those areas. The plan was to then have each of them answer a specific question about their careers for Daily Endeavor. Daily Endeavor is the place to go for the new wave in how jobs will be selected, and created, for those who pursue what they love in their careers.

Here are the interviews.

Heath Black, Social Strategist, Always Be Social

Al Meyers, Consultant

Mark Schneidermann, Director, SIIA

Ted Fujimoto, Founder, Right to Succeed

Jason Rosoff

Noeline Wright, Senior Research Officer, University of Waikato, New Zealand

Jared Huke, Advertising Creative

Brenda Christensen, Director of PR, Nimble

DeLeana Tonks, Director, Open High School of Utah

Ryan Busch, President, EduFire

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Heath Black: Social Strategist, Always Be Social

Your Reputation Creates the Way You Will Learn — A Social Media Project that Tests the Reputation Graph

Credit to Jon Bischke who has really been the vanguard in reputation graph thinking. This series is dedicated to him.

Here’s one of the first interviews we’ve received in a social media project to track what people think about education and their careers. Your reputation online will model your ability to learn and to teach others, as people turn increasingly to the online space for their information, social networking and education. So, let’s get to know the people who will teach each other.

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Jared Huke: Advertising Creative

Jared Huke, Advertising Creative

Your Reputation Creates the Way You Will Learn — A Social Media Project that Tests the Reputation Graph

Today’s interview is with Jared Huke, an advertising creative.

This is a social media project to track what people think about education and their careers. We have based this project on the idea that your reputation online will model your ability to learn and to teach others, as people turn increasingly to the online space for their information, social networking and education.

Credit goes to Jon Bischke who has really been the vanguard in reputation graph thinking. This series is dedicated to him.

Keep following us and spread this around by copying the link and putting it on your social pages and blogs. I am interviewing people as they come in. You can contact me through email and by leaving a comment on this blog. Enjoy the interview.

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Media Literacy is the New Diploma and What You Can Do About It

Here’s a broad wash of the brush: The future will be constructed by people who can demonstrate their ideas to a wide audience and find their peers for projects in that wide audience. The future is about building a community around an idea, and the best tools for that are online technology and media, and smartphones that allow many people to connect to each other’s content and personas.

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Getty Image: A teacher shows a student the future

We’ve seen the power of youth yielding social media tools. Look at the massive shifts in hierarchy and decisionmaking, and the overpowering of autocratic state leaders –what the Chinese call the Jasmine Revolution — occurring in North Africa and the Middle East. Read the rest of this entry »

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