Friday Five: weekend reading

Some interesting stuff for your weekend reading:

  1. Why Lady Gaga matters. Yeah, I know. Weird, huh? But Jessica Krywosa makes a compelling argument that we in higher ed have a lot to learn from this Fame Monster.
  2. Brad J. Ward’s squaredpeg post, Augmented reality in higher ed, show a great example of how one Australian university is using augmented reality [AR] in its student recruitment efforts. (Related from Mashable: Harvard Teams Up With Foursquare For Collegiate Check-Ins.)
  3. Who lives in our content village? Georgy Cohen goes medieval on us with this great post on her blog, Safe Digression.
  4. Introducing…youRon Bronson‘s thoughts on connecting with people in the social mediasphere.
  5. 20 tools for tracking social media marketing. Some practical stuff here for your online listening post.

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.

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