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Carol Bates
Works at Jefferson Davis Community College
Attended University of South Alabama
Lives in Monroeville, AL
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Do any of these  *Google+* facts, figures,  or statistics surprise you? Do any make you angry?
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Selecting the right #keywords is fundamental #SEO. #Long-tail keywords have more potential for great #ROI.
What are long tail keywords and why are they important? Long tail keyword SEO. View long tail keyword examples and learn how to find long tail keywords.
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Community college students should begin to make a great impression. A strong online presence is important. Every community college student should post on LinkedIn. Do you agree?
Community college students should build a strong online presence. Students should begin while in college to make a great impression. Every Community College Student Should Post On LinkedIn   According to Jess Fee’s post on Mashable.com, 37% of surveyed job recruiters identified social professional networks as a crucial part of the hiring process. Ninety of the […]
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The Disconnect between College Students and Aging Faculty. I fit into the aging faculty category. :) Comments appreciated.
The Disconnect between College Students and Aging Faculty. We see a split in our colleges between faculty who "get" this generation and those who do not.
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Thank you for your thoughtful comment, +Ella Crane . It is great to hear from a recent graduate.
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Did you know that you can embed your Instagram video into your web site?
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Blog demonstrates how to embed Instagram video into your website.
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Social Media is a Better Way to Connect with Customers. Do You Agree? If so, please comment, like, and share. 
Social Media is a Better Way to Connect with Customers. If this is so, why are more small business owners not using social media to connect with customers?
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Have you experienced difficulty adding a YouTube video to your #PowerPoint #presentation? Check out this tutorial for step-by-step instructions. http://wp.me/p2KHum-Om
This tutorial demonstrates how to add a YouTube video to PowerPoint presentations.
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Thank you +Cassie Hicks Kerr . Glad the tutorial was helpful.
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Are you using Pinterest to drive traffic to your website or brick-and-mortar business? 
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Do you think privacy as we know it is dead? How do you feel about giving up your privacy? Your comments are appreciated.
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The Pew report indicates how teens use social media. Generation X views privacy differently than earlier generations. Cell phones are teens lifelines.
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+Ann Mullen Interesting comment, Ann. Thank you.
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Many users are not using LinkedIn to its full potential. Are you?
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7 Extremely Useful LinkedIn Optimization Tips. Learn new skills to help build your professional network and/or find the perfect job.
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The use of e-mail in community colleges and universities is prevalent. It is the primary mode of communication, especially in online classes. Even phone calls and office visits are pretty much obsolete.

More and more I hear comments from instructors about the way students misuse e-mail.
Email Etiquette is a basic skill in community colleges and universities. This article offers 24 email etiquette suggestions. Can you add to the list?
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Work
Occupation
Division Chair/CIS Instructor, Jefferson Davis Community College
Skills
Computer training, social media, HDR photography, blogging
Employment
  • Jefferson Davis Community College
    Division Chair/Instructor, 2012 - present
  • Jefferson Davis Community College
    Interim Dean of Instruction, 2011 - 2012
  • Jefferson Davis Community College
    Instructor, 1994 - 2011
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Currently
Monroeville, AL
Previously
Thomasville, AL - Scottsboro, AL
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Division Chair/CIS Instructor
Introduction
Instructor/Division Chair Jefferson Davis Community College. Expert design and presentation tips. Teach social media, web page design, and microcomputer applications. Thrive on teaching others as I learn. Enjoy blogging and photography, especially HDR. Adore my husband of 42 years, children, and precious grands!
Bragging rights
Teacher at heart. Served in leadership roles for over 8 years. Taught at the community college level for over 20 years. Proud wife, mother, and grandmother. Love teaching Sunday School. Learning about Social Media and how this powerful tool can be used to engage students, connect deeply with family, encourage others, and build relationships. PHD Instructional Design & Development.
Education
  • University of South Alabama
    Instructional Design & Development
  • University of West Alabama
    Business Education
  • Alabama Southern Community College
    General Studies
  • University of South Alabama
    Additional Computer Science Hrs.
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Female