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MediabistroEDU Summer Sale- $75 OFF Courses

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MediabistroEDU wants this to be your best summer yet. That’s why we’re offering $75 OFF all courses and boot camps with code SUN75. Before you head to the beach, set your goals for the summer and register for one of our courses to guarantee you meet them!

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Social Media 201

Social Media 201Starting October 13, Social Media 201 picks up where Social Media 101 left off, to provide you with hands-on instruction for gaining likes, followers, retweets, favorites, pins, and engagement. Social media experts will teach you how to make social media marketing work for your bottom line and achieving your business goals. Register now!

Social Media Experts Lead Interactive Online Event

Social Media Experts Lead Interactive Online Event

Beginning February 18th, experts in the social media space will share their insight through a series of webcasts and interactive online sessions. Taking place over the course of six weeks, Social Media 201 will help those who are familiar with social media boost their personal or business-related online presence with easy-to-follow sessions.

Each week registrants will be invited to tune into a live webcast, taught by experienced marketing professionals including Geoffrey Colon, Group Marketing Manager, Social Media at Microsoft/Bing Ads, and Kayla Green, Digital Strategy Director at Saatchi & Saatchi. Webcast topics include “10 Habits of Highly Successful Twitter Users”, “Harnessing the Power of Image Driven Platforms” and “Social Media and Mobile”.

For a limited time, Mediabistro is offering 25% OFF the online event with code LOVEMB. Register before 2/14/14 to redeem this offer!

Is Twitter Ruining Our Writing Skills?

In a recent article, The Telegraph reflects on one Cambridge professor’s assertion that Twitter is causing students’ writing skills to “go down the plug hole.”

It’s not the first time the claim has been made that the brevity and fast pace of microblogging negatively impacts written expression.

But how much merit is there to it?

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What Are The Most Popular Education Topics On Twitter? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Educators love Twitter: some 90 percent of teachers have used social media in the classroom or for educational purposes. But how exactly are these educators connecting to each other and their students?
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How Are Educational Institutions Using Social Media? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Did you know that 80 percent of U.S. educational institutions are now using Twitter, with more than four in ten (43 percent) saying they’ve had on- and offline success with the micro-blogging network?

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High School Student Wins $20,000 With Single Tweet

We just had to follow-up on this story: a high school senior has landed herself a $20,000 scholarship after tweeting her “essay” about why she deserved the KFC-sponsored money. We reported earlier that this contest was in full swing, and after all tweets were read in late November, a single student has won her way through college in 140-characters or less.
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High School Seniors Can Win $20,000 Scholarship with a Single Tweet

2,000-word essays, no more. Now, high school students can apply for a college scholarship with a single tweet. In 140-characters or less, they have the chance to win their college tuition. And what media-savvy company is sponsoring this initiative? Finger lickin’ good KFC.
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Twitter Can Improve Students’ Grades

Engage them, and they will learn. That’s the lesson at the core of new research that shows that Twitter is a potentially powerful tool for educators looking to increase student engagement and even their grades.
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