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Technology Continues to Change the Face of Higher Learning

The Washington Post recently published an article entitled, "Blogging Clicks with Colleges". In my opinion, it wasn’t a very well-written article. I thought I’d get a lot of information on blog use at the college/university level, but the reporter doesn’t seem to make a very good distinction between blogs and wikis in her article and then ends the by introducing ...

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Listening for True Voices

A question frequently asked about blogging is: How do you write a successful blog? At the NVHA Innovations Conference we heard over and over similar recommendations. A good blog is: Unfiltered by editorial oversight Honest Open to comments Has personality Is written with passion. I think Stowe Boyd has put the best phrase on the essence of blogging: True Voice. ...

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Hey, this is my corner!

Stowe Boyd has got just the thing for us would-be bloggers: a T-shirt. (Wasn’t it inevitable?) He’s testing the market for a shirt for those with True Voices. Would you rather wear a T-shirt that says "will blog for food" that looks like it was scrawled on cardboard by a homeless guy or one penned by a draftsman? I voted ...

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The abridged version

If you haven’t already I encourage readers of FISpace to take a look at the NVHAInnovations blog. If you’re involved with big voluntary health associations like the ACS,  I think you’ll be amazed at what the key people of several large agencies were told and how they thought about it as expressed in the breakout session transcripts. But if you ...

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