The Oklahoma State Cowboys have excelled in Veterinary Medicine Education, Agricultural and Economics for years and are now poised to take the lead in the Social Media and Technology space.
As one of the first Universities in the region to offer courses in Social Media that began with the hiring of Professor Bill Handy; OSU continues to the lead the way for students in the Web 2.0 Edulution (a new word that comes from Education and evolution.)
Communication is changing. Penmanship is going away as elementary age children forget how to write in cursive and the internet exacerbates our societal A.D.D.
Michael D. Butler 9/13/11 Syndicated M3NewMedia.com MichaelDButler.com This, combined with several seismic shifts such as global economics, evolution of the internet, and the end of the industrial revolution and a 24/7 news cycle combined with the Magic Power of a Word Press blog has created the perfect storm for anyone wanting to be “Rock-Star” famous beyond the 9-5. Barack Obama in 2008 was elected as the first “Social Media President” • Celebrities, News anchors, Actors, Authors, Speakers-we are ALL free agents! • The “Knowledge Doubling Curve” makes ACCESS to information more valuable than the actual info. • The internet evolution from Web 2.0 to Web 3.0 will create “over night online Rock-Stars” • Every industry and every niche. Ie Fitness instructors (from gym to membership website, e-book, videos,Voice and Music Instructors, Anything that can be taught will be monetized online. THE NEW OPPORTUNITY TO MONETIZE YOUR PASSION
With the web becoming more intuitive every day we see the growing value of and evolution of Web 2.0 into Web 3.0 when Amazon suggests what book we should buy. Our personal apps are learning us and serving up Niche specific-Data-Preferences at our finger tips. And the exploitation by marketers to intimately know and sell our buying, reading and online behavior habits. Long form content (Long-tail key words) for more content creation information see ReadWriteWeb.com and CopyBlogger.com.
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Stay tuned for more from this class. Thanks to Joe Williams the Professor for the Creative Copyrighting class at OSU Tulsa. In the coming weks they will have Walsh Branding Interactive, Littlefield Brand Development, Acrobat Ant a guest from the Ogilvy Mather Agency and their class project will be with the Tulsa Zoo.
We’ve invited the students to contribute updates to this blog post so you may see some updates, links, photos and continuing information on this page soon, so book mark it and check back often. Also, please leave us comments below about your experience at OSU Tulsa, the class or any questions you may have for the students, Mr. Williams or the Tulsa Zoo project.
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