SPOTLIGHT: Use Listly for Crowd-Curated Web Lists

List.ly is a social list making and content curation site.  If you’re trying to crowdsource a list on something (ex. the best photography sites?  your favorite eggplant parmigiana recipes?  best restaurants in Boston?) then Listly can help.  With Listly, you set the topic, and then add links to items you want included on your list.  You can order the list however you want (curate it) but also allow visitors to vote up or down items to create a crowd-ranked lists.  The lists are also social, so others can add to them.  Lastly can… Read More

Experiments in Teaching and Training With Social Media and Technology

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.