Recently, I was selected by LinkedIn to be a "featured follow" on their new app for my work in higher education and technology. As a result of this selection, I have been exploring and engaging on LinkedIn more than ever before. Although I have always been a big fan of the site, I don't... Continue Reading →
Trends in Web-Enabled, Open Higher Education
I created the following SlideShare to review some of the contemporary changes, trends and cross currents happening in higher education. From open educational resources, to the rise of the MOOC, these slides provide a broad overview of what's happening as technology is disrupting educational delivery.
Simpler is Better in Presentation Slides
One of the constant reminders I have to tell myself when designing slide decks is to remember that "simpler is better." Rather than trying to load my presentations with bells, whistles, and animations that are more likely to distract, I have to remember to takeaway. I designed this Slideshare (embedded below) to help illustrate the... Continue Reading →
Are wearables turning us into the cyborgs of science fiction?
It might be happening sooner than you think...
5 Quick Social Media Strategies for Educators
I was pleased to have one of my slide presentations selected by HaikuDeck as a "Featured Deck." It's a quick and simple short set of slides to give you some reminders of how to interact online as an educator. This was also uploaded and featured as a part of SlideShare's 2015 Upload Campaign.
Year in Review: My Most Viewed SlideShare Presentations (2014)
I have been on SlideShare since 2010 and am a big proponent of the platform. Think of it as the YouTube of presentations. This year I was designated a "Keynote Author" by SlideShare which saw the traffic to my content increase SIGNIFICANTLY. The following is a review of my most viewed presentations from 2014.
The Future in 6 Minutes and 40 Seconds
Today, I am pleased to launch a resource page for higher education and student affairs professionals interested in organizing their own PechaKucha presentations as a part of the "Future Series." The "Future Series" is something I first conceived of back in the Summer of 2012. The Future series entails a diverse group of colleagues coming together to... Continue Reading →
Presentation Tip: Finding Free High Quality Images
A key part of a good presentation is finding and using the right images. The Internet has made this incredibly easy… easy to steal images, that is. When searching for images, most people go to the search engine of their choice and do an image search. This makes sense as it is an incredibly easy... Continue Reading →
Guest on Student Affairs Live: Building Innovative Slidedecks
I had a blast as a guest on the Student Affairs Live broadcast on Wednesday, April 24 at Noon EST. We talked about how to design and give presentations. I love this topic and frequently present on it, and media design in general, to my students. If you're curious about some of my work, you... Continue Reading →