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Topic: Education

Brilliant YouTube Banner Ads in Peru Cover Subtitles to Promote English Lessons

'The action's up there, not down here'

Learning a new language is never easy, and for many Peruvians, it's a lot easier to just read the Spanish subtitles on their favorite U.S. movie trailers. Armed with that insight,…

College President Will Buy Your Textbooks for a Year if You Can Beat Him at Madden NFL

He's already talking trash

If you've ever seen a movie about college, you know that the dean or president or whoever is always the villain, and if you can beat him at his own…

Google Thanks Every Teacher on Earth for Helping Kids Discover the Worlds Beyond

An unfulfilled dream becomes a lifelong passion

Google thanks "every teacher on Earth" for inspiring students to reach for the stars in this clip that uses space exploration and astronomy as its central theme. Space is a great…

Adweek's Top 5 Commercials of the Week: May 2-9

These hot and cool spots crossed borders. Vote for your favorite

As the tulips pop and the winter garb is tucked away in the backs of closets, some of the brands that gave us our biggest ad hits of the week…

This Delightfully Sarcastic College Recruitment Ad Will Make You Want to Enroll Today

Monash College is a blissfully brainwashed utopia

Looking for a good way to spend the next few minutes? May I recommend … (looks at camera and grins cultishly) … this amazing recruitment video for Monash College? In a…

College Recruitment Ad Hides a Real Graduate in a 'Digital' Kiosk

Attention-grabbing stunt from Royal Roads University

Soliciting testimonials from alumni isn't a new way to advertise a university, but this example definitely takes it to a new and charming extreme. Canada’s Royal Roads University decided to let…

Blacks and Hispanics Are More Likely Than Whites to Use Twitter

Graphic breakdown from Pew by age, gender, race

With fully 67 percent of Internet users on social networks, social media is an established mainstream activity. But while 67 percent of the online population uses Facebook, the demographic portrait…

University of Chicago Confused by Crazy, Wonderful Indiana Jones Package

Intricate materials arrive in the mail

"If you're an applicant and sent this to us: Why? How? Did you make it? Why so awesome?" These and many more questions are being asked this week by the…

First Mover: Amanda Goodfried

A creator of lonelygirl15 is taking her social know-how to a new dance network on YouTube

Specs Age 33 New gig Chief marketing officer, DanceOn Old gig Senior manager of digital content, Disney Interactive Entertainment You went from working for a huge media conglomerate in a seemingly very fun space…

10 College Commercials That Actually Don't Suck

Today's advertising lesson will be educational

College marketing is bound to get a lot more interesting, what with the corporatization of higher ed and all. But right now it's mostly still boring pastiches of smiling white…

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