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Starting IT Labs with @MSoneNote #LITengage

Three Canadians

BACK IN 1997, I started computer labs with a task list published on my blog. I'm doing the same thing in 2016 as I begin to show a new cohort of sports management students how to quickly move from desktop Office to collaboration inside Office 365. There's a task list below the fold for people who are curious about how I begin the OneNote on-boarding process with new converts. Several of the activities specified in the task list generate follow-up cards automatically inside Contactually, the CRM system I use with hundreds of students every year.

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Sports Management Blogs #fitnessmedia

WE'RE MARKING THE 2015-16 academic year by setting up dozens of blogs with sports management and strength and conditioning students in the Limerick Institute of Technology. I'm using this blog post to list the ones I've spotted in my Google Alerts.

Kilmaley Minor Final - Padraig O'Connor
Photo from Padraig O'Connor of Kilmaley Minor Final.

These blogs were started in 2015 as part of the two separate degree programmes offered by the Limerick Institute of Technology, one in Thurles and another in Moylish Park. Hopefully, some of these blogs will offer sports insider news, information about sports business deals and some perspective on effective sports marketing. These topics are as important to aspiring sports managers.

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Connecting SNC and Sports Management Blogs #fitnessmedia

Photo saved by Levi Howard.

WE HAVE MORE THAN 60 new bloggers in the Strength and Conditioning (SNC) and Sports Management programmes developing their presence online through blogging and social media. I'm taking a moment to begin listing the names and hyperlinks to athletes' blogs I've discovered on the Moylish and Thurles campuses of the Limerick Institute of Technology.

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#PersonalBest with Boston #GAA

David Reidy achieved a Personal Best when winning a Boston Hurling Championship for the hurling club Tipperary Boston in the summer of 2015. This is part of his story.

David Reidy Hurling
From Google Images.

I went to Boston for the last six weeks of the summer holidays. My main aim going over was to play hurling, but i had to work when over there. There is a very competitive Hurling Championship in this part of America. It is a credit to members of the GAA in both Ireland and America to have a such a strong championship in a foreign country with a mixture of nationalities playing.

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Strong Team #PersonalBest

This guest post by Ryan McGovern is one of a series written by sports management students in the Limerick Institute of Technology.


My Personal Best goes back to 2012 when I was playing gaelic football with the local team 'Na Gaeil'. I was playing my first year at minor level, the group of lads playing this year was relatively strong compared to pervious years but by no means could we predict for what we went on to achieve. 

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31 Goals in One Memorable Season #PersonalBest

This guest post by Rory Macbeth is one of a series written by sports management students in the Limerick Institute of Technology.


I would place my Personal Best in the 2013-2014 football season when I played for my local teams Newmarket A and B.  These are a premier division side in the Clare League. 

I started the season playing for the "B" side as I had to work my way up the "A" standard.  The first match of the season was against Lifford, at this point I was with the "B" team.  As the match progressed I was playing on the right side of midfield.  After about 25 minutes we scored two goals. The match was one-sided so it was easy to have fun with the ball. At half time we were leading 4-0. The second half commenced and immediately from kick off my teammate played a lofted ball over the top and I went on to finish. We won the match 6-1.

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