Monday, October 24, 2011

Live Interview Tuesday October 25th - Mike Marriner from Roadtrip Nation

Join me Tuesday, October 25th, for another live and interactive FutureofEducation.com webinar with Mike Marriner co-founder of Roadtrip Nation. "Roadtrip Nation began in 2001 as an idea Mike, Nathan, Brian and Amanda, four friends fresh out of college, formed when they were not sure what to do with their lives. Initially, the scope of the plan was relatively small – climb aboard an old RV, paint it green, and traverse the country with the purpose of interviewing people who inspired them by living lives that centered around what was meaningful to them. Along the way, the four realized that the conversations that they were having on the road could not remain within the confines of their own RV, but held relevancy that could be shared with a world that was losing the know-how of living lives that pulse on personal passion rather than someone else’s expectations." Roadtrip Nation now helps students take education out of classrooms and into the real world by encouraging them to find what they love, gather a team to interview people that inspire them in order to learn from their stories, and then to share these experiences with others.

Date: Tuesday, October 25th, 2011
Time: 5pm Pacific / 8pm Eastern / 12am (next day) GMT (international times here)
Duration: 1 hour
Location: In Blackboard Collaborate (formerly Elluminate). Log in at http://futureofed.info. The Blackboard Collaborate room will be open up to 30 minutes before the event if you want to come in early. To make sure that your computer is configured for Blackboard Collaborate, please visit the support and configuration page. Recordings of the session will be posted within a day of the event at the event page.
Recordings: The full Blackboard Collaborate recording is at https://sas.elluminate.com/p.jnlp?psid=2011-10-25.1742.M.9E9FE58134BE68C3B413F24B3586CF.vcr&sid=2008350 and a portable .mp3 audio recording is at http://audio.edtechlive.com/foe/roadtripnation.mp3.

The Roadtrip Manifesto (click to enlarge):



Mike Marriner is RoadTrip Nation's Founder / Director of Strategic Partnerships.  From his website bio:

How are you different than you were four years ago?
I fly on planes instead of driving in motor homes. But I still love it all.

How did you come to work at Roadtrip Nation?
That's complicated, is it really work?

I aspire to...
inspire people.

Miles on your odometer?
32 (Magic Johnson's number, YES).

Best conversation you've had while in a vehicle?
With my wife in Nepal.

What is your favorite place in the world and why?
Nepal – the people and the mountains.
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