SPOTLIGHT: Ello, The New Social Network On The Block

The new social network “Ello” has been getting a lot of press lately, so I thought this Wednesday’s spotlight might be a good time to share some of my experiences with it.  Is it going to be an EdTech tool any time in the near future?  Absolutely not.  Is the rise of interest in it fascinating?  100% yes.  If you log on to Ello, you’re treated to a relatively spartan experience.  As the creators state, the network is still in beta and new features are added every day.  The site is currently… Read More

Experiments in Teaching and Training With Social Media and Technology

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.