5 Tips To Make The Most Out Of Your Smartphone Photography

Smartphone cameras have very quickly become our primary go-to cameras.  They are always on us and are always ready at a moment’s notice.  They are perfect for capturing those special life moments, from baby’s first steps to a surprise party. What smartphone cameras gain in ease-of-use and accessibility, however, they often lose in terms of features and image quality.  Stand-alone film and digital cameras are still the gold standard if you’re looking for the best image quality.  But what do you do if you don’t want to make that investment or if… Read More

Why Academics Should Be On LinkedIn… And How To Do It

  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 know that I ever truly appreciated its potential.  It is an excellent way to build and maintain networks.  Increasingly, it is also an excellent source for sharing and discovering content.

10 Questions To Ask Yourself Before You Start Blogging

The following “10 questions” are modified from a presentation I did last year with a number of higher education bloggers.  If you’re thinking of getting started blogging, or if you’re early on in your journey, see if you can answer all of the following questions.  Thinking about what you are doing and why you are doing it will set you up for success!

7 Tips To Finish Your Dissertation Without It Finishing You

I came across this GREAT SlideShare from Wiley promoting their book by Joanne Broder Sumerson, Finish Your Dissertation, Don’t Let It Finish You.  Although I cannot vouch for the book itself, having not actually read it, this slick little piece of marketing material hits the nail on the head.  If you or someone you love are working on a dissertation, here are some tips that you can share.

What We Need To Teach Digital Student Leaders

A simple series of slides giving some pointers and tips that we need to educate student leaders on as it comes to social media.  Feel free to use, share and distribute with attribution!