Posted on November 16, 2014 by Paul Gordon Brown
I have the pleasure of presenting at the NASPA Region I Annual conference today. The topic? How might we re-envision Student Development theory for the digital age. Below you will find an abbreviated version of my presentation. Some additional resources that might be of interest include: My past posts related to digital identity and identity development in digital/social media contexts. My dissertation research proposal on college students, social media, and the self. An animated video on Bronfenbrenner’s Ecological Theory reimagined for social media. A video of my ACPA 2014 PechaKucha title “Digital… Read More
Posted on September 15, 2014 by Paul Gordon Brown
So you’ve recently started your journey towards a Master’s degree in Higher Education and Student Affairs. CONGRATULATIONS! As an instructor in one 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 three tips that can start you on your way: 1. Follow ACPA/NAPSA on all social media channels As the two main professional… Read More
Posted on March 15, 2014 by Paul Gordon Brown
Being an instructor in the Higher Education Master’s programs at Boston College and Merrimack College, and as former Res Lifer, I’ve always been interested in how to advance student learning outcomes through the use of technology and social media in classroom and training environments. I’ll have the opportunity to present on both at the upcoming national conventions of ACPA and NASPA. Below you will find the slide deck from my presentation as well as some resources for further reading.