PRESENTATION VIDEO: My Appearance On HigherEdLive’s Contested Issues Live Debate

From the creative minds of Tony Doody and Heather Shea Gasser, comes the HigherEdLive Contested Issues Live Debate.  The debates took place at the 2016 ACPA Convention in Montreal and involved a series of pairs doing a live point-counterpoint on designated issues.  I had the pleasure of going head-to-head with Ed Cabellon over the idea that students affairs master’s degrees represent the best preparation for working in the field.  I believe they are, Ed believes that there are other avenues that can be pursued.  It was a fun debate to be a… Read More

PRESENTATION VIDEO: Digital Explorer, Educator or Influencer? The New Student Affairs Technology Competency

I, along with a panel of my colleagues at both ACPA and NASPA, participated in a panel on the implications of the new Student Affairs Technology competency for higher education practice.  (ACPA/NASPA Competencies for Student Affairs Educators)  Above is the video of the ACPA session, while below you will find additional information and resources from our sessions.

#ACPA16 Presentation: Social and Digital Technology Competency Institute for College Student Educators

Myself and a number of my colleagues from the ACPA Digital Task Force came together to propose a pre-conference session that is intended to help practitioners make sense of the new Technology competency area in the ACPA/NASPA Competencies for Student Affairs Educators.  The following post gives a broad overview of the session as well as additional resources for participants and guests alike!

Contributing to a New Book: Going Digital in Student Leadership

I’m excited to let folks in on a little secret.  I and a number of other folks will be contributing to an upcoming edition of the New Directions for Student Leadership (NDSL) Sourcebook Series titled… Going Digital in Student Leadership Co-edited by Lisa Endersby and Josie Ahlquist, the book will cover a variety of topics including how technology impacts all stages of the leadership journey; the influence of technology on students’ leadership development and an evolving leadership competency for faculty and staff; issues of access and accessibility; building digital leadership capacity; teaching leadership development online; digital social activism; and team building in… Read More

Guest Appearance on HigherEdLive: The Future of Digital Education [VIDEO]

I was pleased to be a part of this week’s HigherEdLive broadcast along with my amazing collaborators and friends on ACPA’s Presidential Task Force on Digital Technology.  The video of our show is embedded below.  I think there are some really great nuggets of wisdom in here.  Laura Pasquini also curated a Storify of the backchannel. Enjoy! THE FUTURE OF DIGITAL EDUCATION ORIGINALLY STREAMED LIVE: WED, APR 1, 2015 @ 12:00PM (EST) Nine months ago, a team of top scholars, practitioners, and leaders from a range of industries were brought together by ACPA to address the… Read More