Archive | Integration of Social Media in the Classroom


Creating Curriculum on Digital Student Leadership

For the last year I have taught for Florida State Univeristy, in the Undergraduate Certificate in Leadership Studies program. I have developed a three credit online course based on digital leadership curriculum called Leadership in the Digital Age. In this class I blend the Social Change Model leadership framework with digital leadership skills. I have blogged […]

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Teaching and Learning in the Digital Age

I am pleased to share a professional development opportunity, Teaching and Learning in the Digital Age.  This interactive course is hosted by NASPA and can be completed at your own pace.  Please find more information below! This session will explore how faculty and administrators can engage with technologically savvy college students, who want to learn […]

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Cabellon and Ahlquist Co-Edited Publication: Engaging the Digital Generation (NDSS)

Ed Cabellon and I are thrilled to share that we have been selected to serve as Co-Editors for an upcoming “New Directions for Student Services” (NDSS) sourcebook, to be published in 2016, tentatively titled, “Engaging the Digital Generation.” The book will cover a variety of topics including how digital technologies have fundamentally changed higher education; new […]

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California Protecting Student Digital Privacy: Legal Updates in Education

What is privacy in the digital age?  While platform adoption and creation increases, state and national governments race to keep up.  Two particular populations have received the most significant attention in the legislature, including employees and students. I live in California, where a number of bills have been proposed and successfully passed which protect a […]

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Tell Me About Tumblr

Tumblr is a microblogging social media platform created in 2006.  Recently acquired by Yahoo! for 1.1 billion, it hosts over 201.3 million blogs. The brain of the internet, aka Wikipedia, reports sharing has increased by 1299.5% since 2011.  Further, “The service is most popular with the teen and college-aged user segments with half of Tumblr’s […]

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{Visual Remix} Social Media Best Practices in Higher Education

One year ago I posted, “10 Social Media Best Practices in Higher Education” which has proven to be one of my most popular posts.  This is not surprising, as many of my campus speaking engagements include covering such topics.  This top 10 list includes: Implement a Social Media Strategy Produce Quality & Accurate Content Manage Platforms […]

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