Ignore Web 2.0 at your peril

June 19, 2008

In his presentation at the 2008 AARAO Conference earlier this month, Academica Group's Ken Steele pointed out the benefits of utilizing social media in student recruitment. Web 2.0 is not about technology, but its use to fulfill people's desire to connect and be heard. At the bare minimum, PSE institutions should monitor what's being said in social networks, where students, applicants and alumni are driving the conversation. Ken recommends schools consider using Facebook, blogs, YouTube, podcasts and banner ads. Connecting with the Facebook Generation