Posted on 03.15.14 by Paul Gordon Brown
Being an instructor in the Higher Education Master’s programs at Boston College and Merrimack College, and as former Res Lifer, I’ve always been interested in how to advance student learning outcomes through the use of technology and social media in classroom and training environments. I’ll have the opportunity to present on both at the upcoming national conventions of ACPA and NASPA. Below you will find the slide deck from my presentation as well as some resources for further reading.
Posted on 06.11.13 by Paul Gordon Brown
Approximately one month ago, I wrote a blog post entitled “The Bacon Kitty George Takei Star Wars Experience” about my definition of social media. A few weeks prior, I had also titled a post, “Your Professional Network is Powered by Bacon.” After doing this, an odd thing happened. In the statistics for my website, “bacon” became the most frequent search term directing traffic to my site. The following are the search engine term statistics from my site for the past 30 days:
Posted on 05.07.13 by Paul Gordon Brown
I’m not completely above baiting people with key buzzwords on occasion to get more traffic. Bacon? Check. Cats and Kittens? Check. George Takei? Oh my! And Star Wars? What a Wookie. This semester I had the incredible experience of taking MI621: Social Media for Managers in the Carroll School for Management at Boston College. I learned a lot through this course, not only about social media itself, but how to teach with it. The experiences was a bit meta. One of the questions that frequently reappeared throughout the course, however, was: What… Read More