Digital Identity Is NOT About (A Separate) Identity At All

My research passion is about college students and how social media and technology impacts the developmental process. Unfortunately, I’ve found a lot of the discourse in student affairs around this subject to be lacking. When you attend a conference session or read a thought piece centered around this topic, they often focus on marketing, technological tools, and their use, rather than what’s occurring at a more theoretical or fundamental level. If articles and sessions do focus on student development, it is often on the byproducts of a larger developmental process rather than on how technology may be changing the… Read More

Heading to St. LouASHE: The Future in 6:40 Revisited

I’m heading to the Association for the Study of Higher Education national conference in St. Louis this week.  I’m excited to be presenting a Future in 6:40 session with some amazing colleagues.  (If you’re new to all this, you can find out about PechaKucha’s and what’s been done in the past, here.) Here is what we have on deck (Saturday at 12:30 in Regency B) for the Future of Higher Education: PechaKucha #1: Student Development Theory for Cyborgs (Paul G. Brown) PechaKucha #2: The TED University (Ana M. Martinez-Aleman). PechaKucha #3: Billion Dollar Campaigns, Oversized… Read More