March 25, 2012 7:27 pm


In one of our most controversial conversations to date, Joel Goodman, web marketing manager at Trinity International University, and Brandon Croke, community manager at Inigral, join the program for a heated discussion on the state of social media in higher ed. After an exciting social media roundtable episode a few weeks ago, we’re left wondering – does the approach our industry is taking even make sense?

We breakdown the realities of our industry’s current implementation, including goals, strategy and implementation, and pose tough questions we feel have gone too long without being properly addressed.

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