Social Media and Higher Education: Does Rate My Professors.com Hurt College Professors?
June 26, 2013
Hosted by D. Anthony Miles, Ph.D.
The influence of social media is a new phenomenon that has affected every sector. Social media has also affected the higher education sector. Social media has a major influence on this new generation of college students. Reputation management is a big issue with social media. With the emergence of social media influences such as Facebook.com. When things go viral, it can tarnish someone’s reputation in a matter of minutes! Rate My Professors.com (RMP) can damage a professor’s reputation. Many students misuse the teacher evaluation process to settle a score with a professor. Many students misuse RMP to damage a professor’s reputation for revenge. Even more damaging is when university search committees use RMP to research potential professors. That can be a big mistake. Does Rate My Professors.com help of hurt professors’ reputation? We will be joined by experts, Dr. Jammie Price, Professor in Sociology at Appalachian State University (ASU); and Dr. Wanda Sparks, researcher and Chair of the Nursing Department at Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU); You don’t want to miss this show! Come join us at Game On ® Business Talk Radio with D. Anthony Miles
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D. Anthony Miles, Ph.D.
Dr. Miles is from San Antonio, Texas. He is CEO and founder of Miles Development Industries Corporation®, a consulting practice and venture capital acquisition firm. He is a leading business expert in entrepreneurship, management, and marketing. His experience includes over 20 years in the retail, banking and financial services industry. He has held positions with Fortune 500 companies, and has consulted several start-up ventures and small, medium, and large-sized businesses and companies. Dr. Miles developed a business and strategic plan for Brooks City-Base, a former military base that was under Base Realignment Closure. He conducted research on minority contract awards trends with the City of San Antonio Government's Economic Development Department. Dr. Miles’ certifications include: Management Consultant Professional, Registered Business Analyst, Certified Chartered Marketing Analyst, and Master Business Consultant. His published books are “Risk Factors and Business Models: Understanding the Five Forces of Entrepreneurial Risk,” and “Entrepreneurship and Risk: The Five Forces of Entrepreneurial Risk: Forces That Cause Business Failure and Discontinuance,” and academic journals including Academy of Business Research Journal, Southern Business and Economic Journal, Journal of Business Research, Journal of Management Research, and others. He holds a Ph.D/MBA in Entrepreneurship and General Business, MBA in Management and BBA in Marketing/Management.