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Ben Filla

Distance Education Coordinator, Southern State Community College

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DEDTalks: Brain Power in Appalachia

Our video is fun, but the topic is real: how do we engage folks in rural communities that traditionally under-value higher education? How do you get a company like Google to locate in the inexpensive towns and cities of Appalachia?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uNTM14bUdS0&feature=channel_video_title

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    Oct 27 2011: What active audience participation! And you had no trouble enforcing the 18 minute time limit :) But I really wanted to hear from the zombies.
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      Oct 27 2011: LOL - but they kept his body on the big red spot! :) As to the zombies, it was hard to get them to spill their guts on how they felt.

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