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

Writing or Revising Your College’s Social Media Policy? Here’s a List of 250+ of Them

Originally posted on techKNOWtools:
During the course of my dissertation research, a few events connected to the scope of my study, and directly to the social media documents I was gathering.  I ended up building a database of 250 post-secondary education (PSE) institutional guidelines and policies to completely understand HOW the PSE sector is ACTUALLY  “guiding” social media. More importantly my research uncovers the organizational identity and cultural values of social media among 10 different countries. {More to be shared post dissertation defense June 12, 2014.} If you are interested in either…

Education Radicals: An Evolution of Image

At left, Michelle Rhee’s Time Magazine cover from 2008 when she was Chancellor of the Washington, DC schools.  At right, two years later in 2010 after she resigned from office. Education and politics are littered with change sagas and heroes.  I find individuals who enact radical change, however, to be particularly interesting.  It always intrigues me how the image of these public figures evolves over time.  They often undergo the journey from being viewed as controversial autocrats to being hailed as trail-blazing visionaries (well, at least the “successful” ones, anyway).  When confronted… Read More