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... Continue Reading →
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... Continue Reading →
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... Continue Reading →
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!
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 →
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.
#ACPA15 & #NASPA15 Presentation: #SAwrites: Blogging in Student Affairs and Higher Education
I am pleased to be presenting on blogging in higher education and student affairs with some amazing colleagues at the ACPA Convention this week and at the NASPA convention later in the month. To go along with our session, we’ve created a resource page. I’ve included it here, but you can point your browsers to SAwrites.com at... Continue Reading →
Top Tips from #SAchat on Preparing Your Resume for a #StudentAffairs #SAsearch
The Student Affairs Collective hosted an excellent Twitter Chat (#SAChat) on resumes last summer. Many of the tweets echoed the advice and thoughts that I've encountered in my teaching of Higher Education Masters students. Below you'll find a curated list of what I consider to be some of the "best tips" and thoughts. You can also... Continue Reading →
Presentation Tip: Become a SlideShare Rockstar!
I'm a big fan of the website SlideShare. Think of it as the YouTube of presentations. You can upload your slides from a presentation to share them with others. I was recently selected to be a "Keynote Author." This is a designation given by SlideShare to select users who are recognized as "top content creators." I'm... Continue Reading →