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Category Archives: Brand Ambassadors

Three Advantages Of Virtual Reality For Online Education (Part1)

By Manuel Feldmann, M.A. Since the Corona crisis at the latest, digital education has been used in many countries. At least during the lockdown, many students receive their assignments and materials online via email or other digital ways. This stimulates the discussion about whether digital education will be used in future, for example through video […]

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Interview with Luis Chavez, 3D Printing Community Ambassador

By Shanshan Thompson A leader in 3D Printing technology adoption in his native Honduras, Luis Chavez is part of the maker movement’s response to the global COVID-19 pandemic.  He is managing an effort to 3D print Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) so that medical professionals can provide appropriate care to patients afflicted with this deadly disease.  […]

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Become a Community Ambassador for our MOOCs

By Shanshan Thompson and Mark Eric Benson   The Illinois Community Ambassador Recruiting Guidelines  Are you a team player? Do you easily connect with people even if you don’t meet them face to face? Are you comfortable participating in an online meeting?  A Twitter Chat? A Facebook Live Chat? Most importantly, are you passionate about […]

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Enlightening More Than 200,000 Learners: A Conversation With Chaired Illinois Professor Aric Rindfleisch Upon Reaching A Milestone With His Course “Marketing In A Digital World”

By Mark Eric Benson, Manuel Feldmann and Shanshan Thompson It is an accomplishment worthy of recognition by the Illinois Community Ambassadors–Aric Rindfleisch, John M. Jones Professor of Marketing and Executive Director of the Illinois Maker Lab, eclipsed 200,000 enrolled learners in his pathbreaking Massive Online Open Course, “Marketing in a Digital World.” It is amazing […]

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Digital Marketing for Startups: How to Increase Brand Awareness

By Mark Benson, MBA; Professor Vishal Sachdev, Illinois Makerlab; Manuel Feldmann, MA, Ph.D. Candidate; Shanshan Thompson, MS; Natalie Papazian, BS; and other contributing Illinois Community Ambassadors As most students taking the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Digital Marketing Specialization likely know, brand awareness is an essential initial stage in the McKinsey Consumer Decision Journey, indispensable in […]

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Illinois Community Ambassador Showcase: Mark Benson

Hometown: Waltham, MA. Occupation: Subject Matter Expert/Course Consultant for an innovative learning company located in Waltham. Education: Dual Bachelor of Arts; Master of Liberal Arts; Master of Business Administration. What is your favorite part of being an Ambassador? Course Ambassadors share their passion for learning and promote the benefits of taking online courses with the […]

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Meet Illinois Community Ambassador Manuel Feldmann

Meet our Illinois Community Ambassador Manuel Feldmann! As a member of our team, Manuel moderates our Digital Marketing Book Club and produces engagement strategies to better communicate with learners via social media. Additionally, he is a blogger on our website and creates content for our YouTube channel. A true binge learner, a top 2% influencer […]

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Illinois Community Ambassador Showcase: Mariana Pinto Veiga

This week, we are highlighting our very first Illinois Community Ambassador. Mariana joined the team in June 2016, and since then has been a vibrant member of our ambassador team.

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