Recap Part I: #PRStudChat Discusses PR Education & Learning

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After all, I am an educator, right? Compared to many other seasoned educators, I still have a lot to learn and reflect upon. On October 13, 2015, I joined an invigorating #PRStudChat with my fellow educators, students, and professionals about Teaching and Learning in Public Relations.

Big News!: Becoming an Adobe Education Leader

Karen Freberg

I have been named officially as an Adobe Education Leader. I have been so grateful for their support and investment towards education, and the kindness they have shown to other educators and students as well. What does it meant to be an Adobe Education Leader?

Reflect and Project: How has Your #PR education Prepared You for Your Career?

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As an educator, I’m constantly asking myself how teachers can better prepare students to excel in their careers; and more importantly, how can they create an impact in our society? Education and learning, they are critical to life success. .

The #PRStudChat Community Discusses PR Education and Learning on October 13th

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ET, the #PRStudChat community will gather to discuss PR education and learning in the classroom. PR professionals, educators and students will engage in a community discussion to share their perspectives on PR learning today. How has your PR education prepared you for your career?

Calling all higher education communicators

PR Daily

It’s lonely at the top in every field, but if you’re a communications leader in higher education, the buck always stops with you. We’re looking for wise, experienced, inquisitive leaders for our Communications Leadership Roundtable for Higher Education Communicators in Pittsburgh on Aug.

Should Sandbox Learning Be The Future Of Education?

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Should Sandbox Learning Be The Future Of Education? The post Should Sandbox Learning Be The Future Of Education? by Terry Heick Two decades into the 21st century, highly-structured, formal learning environments may have run their course.

The Future of Media: Key Trends for 2019 and Beyond

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Why Blitzmetrics is a Game Changer for Higher Education

Karen Freberg

They come from all backgrounds and industries, and this is truly one of the best ways to connect education with practice. It was impressive – as an educator – it’s so important to share with students these stories and say – HEY!

Part II: PR Education & Learning – A Recap of the October #PRStudChat Twitter Discussion

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What are your recommendations for improving PR education? . There were a lot of different answers and great suggestions, but one theme strongly stood out: the need to make PR education more applicable to the industry, which I wholeheartedly agree.

2018 CHE Senior Summit Spotlight: Communicating the Value of Higher Education


Members of PRSA’s Counselors to Higher Education Section will meet April 11–13 in Nashville, Tenn. Communicators in higher education, especially at liberal arts colleges, face extreme pressure to show the value of this type of educational experience.

Lessons From BBC’s Ebola Education Initiative via WhatsApp

Melissa Agnes

A few weeks ago, I wrote about BBC’s WhatsApp strategy for educating West Africans on how to stay healthy when it comes to Ebola. Evaluating BBC’s Ebola education initiative via WhatsApp. Subscribe to BBC’s Ebola education initiative on WhatsApp.

Can Educators Become Micro-Influencers?

Karen Freberg

I am actually doing a presentation on this very topic for the Australian Communication and Public Relations Education Seminar series about how professors can embrace to become their own micro-influencers tomorrow (well, it’s going to be Wednesday down in Australia).

Fast Forward for PR Education: Reflections on lated CPRE report

Karen Freberg

Public relations education has evolved and come a long way in many respects. However, there was ONE class or subject area where the practitioners and educators were aligned the same. There’s still work to be done in addressing the gap between practice and education.

5 ways Pinterest can be used for patient education

PR Daily

Pinterest is a good medium for patient education because many people learn best visually. Infographics and other images serve as powerful vehicles for educating patients. Images can help convey information that would be much harder to digest in words.

Snapchat proves educational in UK campaign

PR Daily

We need to educate and influence behavior change. The UK government is embracing Snapchat. Government officials are using the teen-friendly social media platform in its effort to warn against the dangers of driving under the influence of drugs.

12 educational resources every marketer should know

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DIY U: Edupunks, Edupreneurs, and the Coming Transformation of Higher Education ” by Anya Kamenetz: Half of Kamenetz’s book is a well-researched manifesto that preaches against the necessity of a college education.

College Educated, She Graduated…. Now what?


D efinitely join PRSSA (Public Relations Student Society of America), their entire mission is to enhance members education in PR and help launch students careers after graduation. The post College Educated, She Graduated….

Creating a Community for Continued Education: Launching #FrebergAlums FB Group

Karen Freberg

Here are some of the main reasons why I wanted to create this FB community: Embracing continued education. Continued education, especially in public relations and social media, is not only expected, but a mandatory task to do.

Social Media Rock Stars: Collegis Education’s Kendall Bird

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Higher education advocate. Let’s hear from Kendall about life in her current role at Collegis Education, how she keeps up with all the changes in social media each week, and what trends she sees emerging in the months ahead. Social media and communications professional.

Marketing higher education: How to make your story stick

PR Daily

College students and the marketing tactics that reach them effectively have changed considerably over the past decade. Aside from the obvious technology factor, today’s students demand instant gratification and access to information, presenting a unique set of communication challenges.

Breeders Cup X FrebergPR: A partnership between industry and education

Karen Freberg

Brands, celebrities and companies are not the only ones that can formulate some great partnerships.

APR: A Boon to Foreign-Educated PR Professionals


The APR comes with no modest demands in terms of past experience, understanding of the profession and commitment to continuous education — and rightly so. After having worked for about 15 years in public relations in Brussels, I moved with my family to the Austin area in the summer of 2015.

Your finance, fashion and education campaigns deserve recognition

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Romanian education official steps down after sexist remarks

PR Daily

Anyone wondering how to lose a job as a Romanian education ministry official should look no further than Vasile Salaru. I think this is a side of Romanian education that has been totally neglected and that could remind us, I hope you don’t smile, of the former boarding school education. That, ladies and gentlemen, is how one loses his job as a Romanian education ministry official.

TCIP #005 – Teaching Crisis Communication in Higher Education with Karen Freberg

Melissa Agnes

In this episode, Karen and I discuss: The social professor / educator: Risks and benefits for themselves as well as their students. Whether you’re an educator, a student or a professional working for an organization, this podcast is definitely one that you won’t want to miss. The post TCIP #005 – Teaching Crisis Communication in Higher Education with Karen Freberg appeared first on Agnes + Day.

New international ethical principles for PR welcomed, education and enforcement required

Stephen Waddington

The next job is education and enforcement. The next challenge is education and enforcement. Industry associations rightly put ethical training at the forefront of their educational efforts.

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Lessons From BBC’s Ebola Education Initiative via WhatsApp

Melissa Agnes

A few weeks ago, I wrote about BBC’s WhatsApp strategy for educating West Africans on how to stay healthy when it comes to Ebola. Evaluating BBC’s Ebola education initiative via WhatsApp. Subscribe to BBC’s Ebola education initiative on WhatsApp.

Department of Education gets slammed for misspelling and typo in tweets

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The Department of Education recently learned that it’s important to proofread your tweets. Here’s the original post: Education must not simply teach work - it must teach life. US Dept of Education (@usedgov) February 12, 2017.

Why PR for Higher Education Requires a Different Strategy


Those working in PR for higher education face an even more complex landscape with unique challenges and opportunities. EducationIt’s hard to put into words how profoundly the practice of public relations has changed over the last decade.

Presenting on future trends + micro-influencers in social media education: Reflections of the ACPRESS webinar

Karen Freberg

I feel it is one of the best areas of focus for practice and education. I had the chance to do a webinar on social media, particularly focusing on future trends to note in 2018 and how educators can become their own micro-influencer.

Educate Prospects to Cultivate … and Keep … Clients

Maine PR Maven

The post Educate Prospects to Cultivate … and Keep … Clients appeared first on | The PR Maven By Nancy Marshall Don’t you hate getting calls from people you’ve never met before who start out by saying, “How’re you doing today?” ” You know right away it’s a cold call and they really could care less how your day is going. When this happens to me, I’m turned off right from the start. Cold […].

The Higher Education Bubble

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With tons of federal money flowing into higher education in the form of loans and grants, it is relatively unresponsive to competition and market forces. for Aid to Education, a non-profit organization, seeks to test the. College is expensive.

Facebook launches tips to educate users on fake news

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In addition to the education component, Facebook is working to improve its ranking system by enabling users to report fake news and working with independent fact-checking organizations to spot false reporting. Facebook wants to teach its users how to spot fake news.

Teaching research integrates the key to bridging practice and education

Karen Freberg

I do think there are some arguments that would either support, or even disagree, with this statement, but I would say teaching and research are both essential parts of higher education. Being a true educator and sharing your ideas with others.

Dealing with various stakeholders in the educational sector


Challenges in the Education industry. The educational field has always had a tough time juggling budget, goals, time and interests. PR professionals have limited time and budget to make sure their educational organization is being noticed by the right people.

Cosby touts education program, deflects questions about allegations

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He’s doing so by touting a pro-education message in some of the country’s most underserved areas, namely rural Alabama. There are now efforts afoot to stop Cosby from taking part in a march for education across the Selma, Alabama’s Edmund Pettus Bridge. Bill Cosby’s image may be beyond repair in the wake of sexual assault allegations from more than 30 women. However, that’s not stopping the comedian from attempting to return to the public’s good graces.

Importance of having class clients to bridge the education and professional gap

Karen Freberg

We need more partnerships like this to help bridge the gap between practice and education. I am a big believer of making sure students are able to get real world experiences with their work, so they can share these lessons with future colleagues and employers.

Leveson Inquiry archive important contribution to debate and education on media ethics

Stephen Waddington

The Discover Leveson website is online archive that consists of a comprehensive, fully searchable and freshly curated educational resource.

Presenting at #CASESMC: Discussing trends and takeaways for social media and higher education

Karen Freberg

Most of the professionals who were at the event worked in other roles of higher education – so I thought this was a great opportunity to show others what faculty are doing in social media situations.

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