#ACPA15 & #NASPA15 Presentation: Social Media Researchers Panel

At the 2015 ACPA and NASPA National Conventions, we’ve brought together a group of four researchers (1 newly minted doctor and three soon-to-be) who study social media and technology and their effects on college students.  In this panel, each researcher will present a brief overview of their work followed by a question and answer session.  Come learn about our work, our research process and where we think the future of social media and technology scholarship is taking us. College Students and Digital Technology: Research, Outcomes, and Implications ACPA: Saturday, March 7 (5:00 PM – 6:00 PM) Tampa… Read More

Introducing My Dissertation Topic: College Students, Social Media and the Self

This Thursday, I will (finally) have my dissertation proposal hearing.  This means I will present my proposed dissertation research to my committee and seek approval to move forward into the data collection and analysis phases.  Proposals  generally include the “first three chapters” of a dissertation.  These chapters are typically an introduction, a review of literature, and a research plan including methods of data collection and procedures.  Below you will find a sample from my proposal as well as the presentation I will be using when I present it to my committee.  Enjoy! The following study attempts to… Read More