These YouTube resources can help college administrators deliver instruction more effectively, enhance the student experience, and keep costs down

tech-admin-youtubeAdministrators are using social media for marketing purposes embracing mobile technology to help campus leaders in their search for a more sustainable business model as the higher ed landscape evolves.

Videos are some of the best teaching tools available to administrators and educators, and YouTube offers a seemingly infinite number of educational channels on varying topics.

Take a look at the following five YouTube resources for admins on technology and innovation in education. If you feel that we are missing some terrific resources, please share your views and opinions with us in the comments section below and by joining the conversation on Twitter @ecampusnews.

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Freeman Hrabowski 

For 22 years, Freeman Hrabowski has served as president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. His area of expertise focuses on math and science, with an emphasis on minority affairs. U.S. News & World Report named Krabowski as one of America’s Best Leaders, and ranked his university as the best “Up and Coming” school the past five years (2009-13).

Watch this 2013 TED Talk of Hrabowski addressing minority issues in higher ed.

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Ken Robinson

Want to learn how to escape education’s “death valley?” Sir Ken Robinson, PhD, an expert in innovation in education, shares his views and opinions on how environment and diversity impact learning and proposes three steps for the human mind to flourish — and how current education culture works against them.

Watch Sir Ken’s 2013 TED Talk on how to escape education’s death valley.

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PBS News Hour

Do you think online learning is helping or harming higher education? In this special PBS News Hour report, get a more in-depth look at what educators and students think of massive open online courses (MOOCs), and how they are redefining long-held beliefs of the traditional four year degree. Where do you stand in the debate?

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HigherEd Live

If only there was a YouTube channel specifically for higher ed content which focused on pressing ed-tech issues such as the role of digital media, student life, admissions practices, and more. Well, you’re in luck, because HigherEd Live features exclusive content from ed-tech specialists and leaders. From combating sexual assault on campus to the role of social media in the classroom, this channel contains valuable resources and insights for today’s campus admin.

Watch this clip on how to use Google+ for campus admissions.

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Milken Institute

The Milken Institute is a California-based nonpartisan economic policy center that aim to promote innovative financial solutions for job creation. At the 2013 Global Conference, influential educational and business leaders including the co-founder of Coursera, former U.S. Secretary of Education, and a lead analyst at Moody’s Investors Service, discuss the future of higher ed in the United States.

Watch the full clip here.

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