Presenting at the OrgSync #ConnectDallas Conference Today…

  This month brings me to a number of locations, but I am super excited to be heading to Dallas to be spending time with the amazing team at Campus Labs and OrgSync to present at their users conference about my research and my work with social technology. Platforms such as those provided by these companies provide an excellent opportunity for professionals and educators to connect with students and engage them in campus life. Although I frequently use the term “social media” and refer to popular platforms such as Snapchat, Facebook, and… 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