Addressing technology and education

Addressing technology and education

So as I await and prepare for an interview, I am thinking about technology and education. I strive to create within my classroom an innovative culture, where the students utilize several tools, techniques and traditional forms of technology to extend their book learning or foundations. The digital natives of today need to become proficient in [...]

Crisis Management and Boston

Crisis Management and Boston

This past Monday's tragic events at the Boston Marathon is a teachable moment for a host of classes. I covered crisis management in my lodging class just last week. I show the video Hotel Ground Zero, handout a case study on the recovery of the tourism and hospitality industry in Washington, DC that was conducted by [...]

Don’t throw the bath water out just yet…

Don’t throw the bath water out just yet…

Signed up for a course in the fall from the free database at Coursera called Creativity, Innovation and Change.  I am a stickler for innovation.  A friend and co-worker commented the other day about my use of mind-mapping that she had never heard of it before I arrived at my current local, job.  I am  not [...]

Podcast: The Business Environment

Podcast:  The Business Environment

Podcast: The Business Envirnoment The Business Environment Podcast from B. A. Pudliner on Vimeo. Podcast of lecture on the Business Environment is a podcast about the business environment that I made back in 2008 for my classes.  To follow along, download the Powerpoint:  Podcast Powerpoint for business environment . Transcript for Business Environment Podcast

Reflection…short and long-term thinking.

Reflection…short and long-term thinking.

Sometimes, I feel like I'm constantly in the dental chair.  (Nothing against dentists, but it is not my favorite place to be, even with the sonic cleaning tools.) It is a challenge to engage the students in strategic thinking, to discuss the overall short and long term impacts on a business as well as the [...]