Free Socialnomics Learning Lab

This is for all those educators that are teaching students about social media, digital citizenship and empowering students to be digital leaders. This post is jam packed with resources and stats, as well as a link to your free copy of our Socialnomics Learning Lab.

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To start things off here are a few WOW stats about the state of digital and tech in education.

  1. The online learning enrollment growth rate is 14x the growth rate of overall higher education enrollment. (http://www.knewton.com/digital-education/)
  2. There are over 20,000 education specific apps now available. (http://edtechreview.in/news/792-the-digital-classroom-infographic)
  3. This academic year it is projected that 81% of post-secondary students will take some or all of their classes online. (http://www.knewton.com/digital-education/)
  4. 96% of students with internet access are using social networking sites (http://gettingsmart.com/2014/01/ways-implement-safe-social-media-schools/)
  5. 96% of teachers believe that using technology in a classroom increases student engagement. (http://www.weareteachers.com/hot-topics/topics-in-education/the-digital-classroom-2013)
We’ve curated a few great ‘how-to’ posts for the digital leaders in education…
  1. How to Create a Class Podcast in 5 Easy Steps http://buff.ly/1gqOR3a
  2. The Innovative Educator: How to showcase #TeacherEffectiveness using digital portfolios http://buff.ly/1gqQtKk
  3. A Simple Way To Introduce Your Students To Coding http://buff.ly/1m8EW7S
  4. Ways to Implement Safe Social Media for Schools http://buff.ly/1gqSDcG
  5. How To Create Dynamic Learning Environments Using Gamification – Edudemichttp://buff.ly/1m8GuyK
And now for the grand finale, check out the BRAND NEW Socialnomics Learning Lab! It was designed to accompany the Socialnomics textbook. Socialnomics is being used as a textbook at over 100 universities! This is our way of saying THANK YOU for using Socialnomics, we hope this learning lab helps to engage your students in a very important dialogue about digital citizenship!

Socialnomics Learning Lab

If you are interested in using SocialnomicsDigital Leader or What Happens in Vegas Stays on YouTube as a common reader for your incoming class, your students, or for faculty/staff, please contact us [email protected] discuss our bulk ordering options! Also, if you are using any of Erik’s books currently in your class and are interested in him Skyping in to the class, email us [email protected] set up a Skype chat!

About the Author: Erik Qualman

Often called a Digital Dale Carnegie and The Tony Robbins of Tech, Erik Qualman is a #1 Best Selling Author and Motivational Keynote Speaker that has spoken in 49 countries.

His Socialnomics work has been featured on 60 Minutes to the Wall Street Journal and used by the National Guard to NASA. His book Digital Leader propelled him to be voted the 2nd Most Likeable Author in the World behind Harry Potter's J.K. Rowling. Qualman is a sitting professor at Harvard & MIT's edX labs.

His latest book What Happens in Vegas Stays on YouTube is a Pulitzer Prize nominated work.
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