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

#ACPA15 Presentation: My Improbable Love Affair… with JetBlue

I’m excited to take the stage once again to be presenting a PechaKucha style presentation at the 2015 National Convention of ACPA-College Student Educators International.  Last year I did a more serious research-focused presentation and this year I’m going the fun and inspirational route.  I’ll post the video when it’s available, but until then, enjoy the slides!

The Only Life and Social Media Maxim You Need To Know

(Picture above from the Kaumana Caves on the Big Island of Hawaii.) Knowing of my adventures in the past year, one of my students shared a passage with me from W. H. Murray’s The Scottish Himalaya Expedition from 1951.  The passage reads: Until one is committed, there is hesitancy, the chance to draw back, always ineffectiveness. Concerning all acts of initiative (and creation), there is one elementary truth, the ignorance of which kills countless ideas and splendid plans: that the moment one definitely commits oneself, then Providence moves too. All sorts of things occur to… Read More