HigherEdTech and Innovation Conferences in One Handy Infographic

Higher-Ed Edtech And Innovation Conferences

All the higher ed tech and innovation conferences in one easy to consume infographic! The folks over at EdSurge made this AMAZING design that outlines some of the key conferences on tech and related innovations in the higher ed space. While this previously existed for our K-12 colleagues, EdSurge has performed this excellent service for those of us that work with and in colleges and universities. If you click on the image above, it will take you to the original post which includes a PDF of the graphic along with full dates, locations, and… Read More

Social, Digital and Tech Program Picks for the 2016 NASPA Convention

Yesterday’s post provided a preview of the tech-related sessions being offered at ACPA 2016, and today we move on to the NASPA Convention.  Again, what strikes me about this list is the sheer number and diversity of programs.  The topics presented are wide-ranging from faith development to online education.  Every year the offerings get more and more exciting.  Take a look…

Social, Digital and Tech Program Picks for the 2016 ACPA Convention

What a difference a year makes!  When I started doing these blog posts in 2014 highlighting the tech-related sessions being offered at the ACPA and NASPA conferences, it required a lot more keyword searching and scrolling to compile these lists.  Now that Technology exists as its own competency area, the process has become significantly more easy!  Click, click… BOOM!.  In addition to the sessions being easier to find, the quality and number of them has also noticeably improved.  If you’re interested in one’s on tap for ACPA related to tech… have a look…

3 Ways #ACPA14 Was The Most #Social #Innovative #Inspiring #StudentAffairs Conference Ever

I recently came back from the 2014 National Convention of ACPA-College Student Educators International… and it was AWESOME.  The Convention Team really took to the challenge of “reinventing” the conference experience into something new.  As a leader in the Association, I left the experience proud of what my colleagues had accomplished and excited that ACPA has become a nimble organization that is able to change quickly but with thoughtful intention.  Throughout it all, it was evident that ACPA’s values were front and center: (1) research and scholarship, (2) social justice, equity and inclusion, and (3) innovation and… 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.