Named one of the “Top 50 Blogs to Follow in HigherEdTech”

“Look no further for the smartest and savviest bloggers in higher education.” I’m excited to be joining the good company of my friends and colleagues on EdTech Magazine’s 2015 Dean’s List: 50 Must-Read Higher Ed IT Blogs.  This is my first year making the list, but my perennial favorites are still there… Laura Pasquini, Josie Ahlquist, and Ed Cabellon. I ❤ these people and am so honored to be picked alongside them and many other amazing minds. Go check out the list!!!! Paul Gordon Brown Take a look at the power of social media… Read More

How to Blog with Confidence #SAwrites

Blogging takes courage.  It requires confidence.  It requires you to put your thoughts and ideas out there for everyone to read.  It requires that you be open to feedback, open to change, and open to exposing the sometimes messy process of your learning to the world. I’ve been blogging in earnest for the past three years and I’m constantly learning in the process.  I frequently hear from new bloggers (as well as from some experienced ones) that they struggle with being confident.  This struggle is often due to a few reasons: Bloggers may… Read More

#ACPA15 & #NASPA15 Presentation: #SAwrites: Blogging in Student Affairs and Higher Education

I am pleased to be presenting on blogging in higher education and student affairs with some amazing colleagues at the ACPA Convention this week and at the NASPA convention later in the month.  To go along with our session, we’ve created a resource page.  I’ve included it here, but you can point your browsers to SAwrites.com at any time to go to the most up-to-date permanent landing page.  Perhaps this can become a resource page for bloggers in the future? This website was developed as a companion to two educational sessions originally presented at… Read More

Blogging and #SAwrites. My guest appearance on the SA Spectacular Podcast show…

I had the pleasure of being on the Student Affairs Collective’s Podcast series this week.  Dustin and I talked about blogging, what I do here on this site, and few other things.  It was super fun.  Check it out below… (Original post here.)

Celebrating Blog Post #100!

This marks my 100th post since I began blogging approximately 2 years ago and I thought it marked an excellent time to look back, share some stats and highlight some of my most popular posts. The total number of hits my blog has recorded to date: 78,891 The highest number of hits in a single day: 7014 Top searched for term leading to my site: Residential Curriculum Top 5 countries sending traffic to my site: Country Views United States 71,955 Canada 1,362 United Kingdom 418 Australia 355 Brazil 174 Top 20 Blog Posts and… Read More