Mark Greenfield’s Delicious bookmarks

Out there in the higher ed social media sphere, you’ll run in to all types of people. But when it comes to scouring the web for interesting, useful stuff, aggregating it and sharing it with the rest of us, you won’t find anyone better than Mark Greenfield.

Mark’s Delicious bookmarks are a fantastic resource. Connect with Mark’s Delicious feed, and you’ll connect with great resources about education, social media, marketing, etc., all reviewed and vetted by a seasoned marketing and web pro.

Mark is one of the few higher ed influentials out there who knows how to use social bookmarking as a connector to those of us who spend more time blogging and tweeting than bookmarking. He’s also one of the few true experts who manages to expand our knowledge base without inserting his ego into the mix. Thanks, Mark, for sharing all this great information in a straightforward, spin-free manner. We could use a lot more of that these days.

(Follow Mark on Twitter — @markgr — to get his latest finds.)

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Author: andrewcareaga

Higher ed PR and marketing guy. Communications director for Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) in Rolla, Missouri, USA. Slow runner, mediocre guitarist, lover of music and puns, and an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan. I blog and Tweet about #highered, #music, #gocards and #random stuff.

2 thoughts on “Mark Greenfield’s Delicious bookmarks”

  1. Thanks! IMHO, one of the big changes we have seen in recent years is a shift on how we view knowledge. Instead of knowledge being power and something we hoard, sharing is now power. By sharing with others, I earn their respect and they are more than willing to share as well – a perfect win-win.

  2. Reflections on connection forming: “I’ve encountered lots of sticking points while I sought to integrate these new ideas into what I already comprehend about learning, knowledge, networks, chaos and cognitive neuroscience. I’m thrilled whenever this happens. Getting stuck in the process of cultivating a new comprehension immediately gives me things to question, explore, challenge and rethink. Often it pays off more than adding “new nodes to my conceptual network” – like changing new links and adding more links to previous knowledge.” The point made toward the end of this quote – new nodes amplify, rather than only add to existing knowledge – is important. When we connect ideas, the impact is often more than the connections warrant. Why? A new connection can serve to bridge ideas previously unconnected…it can serve to strengthen connections that had been weak…or to instigate novel/diverse formations between ideas that already have an existing link. A connection amplifies – it is more than its surface effect.

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