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About davefoord

Dave is an experienced FE and HE lecturer, who during his years of teaching (at Loughborough College), developed and perfected many techniques for providing high quality, innovative, and differentiated learning. Some of his best known work is in the area of ILT (e-learning) - using technology to enhance the learning experience. It is in this area that he has considerable experience and knowledge, and has received National recognition for his practical understanding and skills in this area of work. Dave has run over 1000 staff development sessions on over 100 different learning and teaching topics at Loughborough College, The University of Derby and since going free-lance. All of his sessions are very active, engaging sessions using a variety of different techniques.

The benefits of blogging for a college/university

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85+ resources: an educator’s guide to social media

http://emergentbydesign.com/2009/11/24/75-resources-educator-guide-for-integrating-social-media/ This site is full to bursting with ideas of how educators can use social media to communicate with students. Happy reading!

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Benefits of Social Media

Social media appears to be the next frontier of providing information and advice to potential learners and offers the opportunity to address two of IAG’s biggest issues. 1). Being able to present information to learners in the the format that … Continue reading

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7 March, 2012 11:24

http://socialmediamagic.com/blog/launch-recruitment-campaign-facebook/ Sent from my iPad

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Using Social Media to Engage Potential Learners

Apprenticeship recruitment and matching vacancies requires a fast turn around and engaging a large pool of potential applicants so it makes sense that social media is a useful tool in doing this, especially with the increase use of smartphones and … Continue reading

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How Social Media Is Used In Higher Education Infographic

Here is an interesting infographic that shows the different ways that Higher Education establishments use Social Media.

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Marketing Courses

Prospective students will be looking at our facebook page to find out more about the college, which is why I set up a landing tab so the first thing they see is what courses the college offers and work out … Continue reading

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