Author Archives: Gary R Schirr

What are the lessons from your organization’s crash course in working remote?

Many of us – in business, government, education, and non-profit organizations – have gotten a crash course in working remotely the past few months. Remote work comes in a variety of styles: Fully or mostly remote workers – “virtual company” … Continue reading

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#HIP – Was it High Impact for you too?

“High impact practices” (“HIP”) is a buzz word in higher education. Such practices are alleged to produce motivated students and loyal alumni of the university. Activities that have a high impact on students include: Varsity and intermural sports, Studying and … Continue reading

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Five things to do in Quarantine

Can something good come out of a pandemic? I have encouraged (some might say coerced) 51 students in my social media marketing class to become new bloggers. I will likely do a future post showing off some of the student … Continue reading

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Zooming – A progress report on the move online!

So far so good! The students seem to like having a weekly class session. (See left) Group sessions with the instructor seem to actually go better online than they do in class. I think we can concentrate better without the … Continue reading

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Using your Social Media Community to innovate

Was Mark Schaefer’s wonderful SocialSlam really eight years ago? I still use my talk about using your social media community to crowdsource innovation in my social media marketing class.  

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Higher Education and the pandemic: Zoom to the Rescue?

Will Zoom keep higher education running during the Covid-19 outbreak? Zoom seems to be the answer from every university, as they announce a physical shutdown for the semester due to the coronavirus pandemic. I understand why. I am a big … Continue reading

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Eat like Andy – epic or flop?

Thanks to Burger King, Andy Warhol got another 15 minutes of Fame! Google Trend for Andy Warhol

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