Why do we LOSE OUR MINDS when it comes to social media? [NEACUHO Keynote Video]

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neacuhoLast Friday, I *gave* one of the four mini keynotes at the NEACUHO 2015 Annual Conference.  Unfortunately I couldn’t be there in person, but I did record the following to be shown in my absence.  In it, I explore why, as educators, we seem to experience such paralysis and paranoia when it comes to the changes brought by social media.  The abstract is as follows… with the video embedded below…

Social media is a new technology that enables us to do incredible things. For some reason, however, when confronted with using this new tool to educate our residents we seem to forget all of the knowledge, expertise and proven practices that we know work. Why is this? We already have all of the tools we need to use social media smartly and strategically. We just need to learn how to use them differently. This is how.

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  1. Reblogged this on and commented:
    Paul G. Brown explains that despite having all of the tools that we need to make SoMe work for us, the anxiety remains…

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