A Tour of Our HigherEd Tech “Start-Up” Offices…

So what’s it like to work at Roompact? Working at a young, rapidly growing higher ed tech company is exciting. It’s also both a lot of fun and a lot of work. I wanted to share a bit about our office and our work experience to give you insights into what’s happening “behind the screen” when you’re using our software. Roompact was founded and is headquartered in Chicago. Although we moved around a bit in our early years, we’ve finally settled into an office in the River North neighborhood. For those of you familiar… Read More

Relaunching SATechResources and (Higher)EdTechResources dot com…

In doing my research I often come across great tutorials on social and digital technology as well as excellent examples of their use in higher education. Rather than keep them to myself, I decided to post them publicly to help others “get up to speed” on these tools and their uses. I’ve been doing this for a number of years now, and as my resource pages grew, it became time for a redesign (and a unification). Enter: HigherEdTechResources.com aka SATechResources.com. Below you will find links to topics on my completely redesigned resources page. It includes… Read More

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

Named one of the “Top 50 Blogs to Follow in HigherEdTech”

“Look no further for the smartest and savviest bloggers in higher education.” I’m excited to be joining the good company of my friends and colleagues on EdTech Magazine’s 2015 Dean’s List: 50 Must-Read Higher Ed IT Blogs.  This is my first year making the list, but my perennial favorites are still there… Laura Pasquini, Josie Ahlquist, and Ed Cabellon. I ❤ these people and am so honored to be picked alongside them and many other amazing minds. Go check out the list!!!! Paul Gordon Brown Take a look at the power of social media… Read More