Presenting at University of Delaware Today…

I have the privilege of sharing my time and space today with the staff and students at the University of Delaware.  There are two workshops I’ll be giving which are both revamped presentations with a lot of new content arising out of my research.  Hopefully you will find the information helpful as well. In particular, one topic that has gained significant salience for me in the past couple months is the extent to which social media can impact and distort reality–ultimately impacting our behavior and self esteem.  The “pursuit of the like” is… Read More

Presenting at Boston Latin School Today…

I’m excited to be presenting at Boston Latin School today for a number of reasons… One.  Boston Latin is the first and oldest public school in the United States.  As an exam/application-based school, it recruits some of the best and brightest in the Boston area and boasts a number of notable alumni (Samuel Adams, Leonard Bernstein, Benjamin Franklin…).  Its unique curriculum, and hence its name, includes the teaching of Latin. Two.  This is the first time I’m speaking to a high school age audience. Every time I get the opportunity to present… Read More

4 Things Every New Digital #SAgrad Should Do 2015

  It’s time for a yearly update! My advice for the digital #SAgrad of 2015… So you’ve recently started your journey towards a Master’s degree in Higher Education and Student Affairs.  CONGRATULATIONS!  As a former instructor in a number of these programs, one of the topics I like to review with my students is how they can begin to network and gain valuable professional development… digitally… and often for free.  Going digital really isn’t an option anymore, and with that in mind I wanted to give your four tips that can start you on your… Read More

Available on Amazon Today! What Happens On Campus Stays On YouTube

Today is the day!  The “What Happens On Campus Stays on YouTube,” the book to which I am a contributing author, is available for shipping!  A great work geared towards college students that helps them understand their digital identity and the potentials and pitfalls of interacting online. You can order yours on Amazon now! Want a peek inside the book by Erik Qualman?  Take a look here:

Adding ‘Digital Identity’ to your Student ‘Development’ Syllabus [REBLOG]

Originally posted on Paul William Eaton:
It is the start of spring semester here at Louisiana State University.  I am fortunate, blessed, and honored to once again be co-teaching our Master’s Level Student Development Theory course, alongside Dr. Danielle Alsandor and Kristin Satterlee (pedagogically, team-teaching is an incredible opportunity to add diverse perspectives to a classroom). We have decided to add discussions of ‘digital identity’ to our syllabus.  This is an ethical responsibility, necessary and important for future leaders in our profession.  If you are teaching student development theory this spring, or…