The companion to the Student Social Media Academy:

Chapter 9: Digital Role Models and Leadership in Practice

Summary of Exercises

This chapter 9 exercise has five parts:
  • Modeling Your Digital Practice - Liz Gross
    Let’s learn from Liz Gross. Complete one, a few, or all of these prompts, which will connect your practices with hers.
  • Modeling Your Digital Practice - #PrezNair
    Let’s learn from #PrezNair. Complete one, two, or all of these prompts, which will better connect your practices with his.
  • Inspiring Your Digital Practice - La’Tonya
    Let’s learn from La’Tonya. Complete one, two, or all of these prompts, which will better connect your practices with hers.
  • Inspiring Your Digital Practice - Karen Freberg
    Let’s learn from #SMprof Karen Freberg. Complete one, a few, or all of these prompts, which will better connect your practice to hers.
  • Inspiring Your Digital Practice - Marci Walton
    Let’s learn from Marci Walton and the ResLifePuppies. Complete one, a few, or all of these prompts, which will better connect you to this feature. Don’t forget to check out Marci, Iggy, and Frank in the book community, where they have their very own page.

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Next Steps

Now head to our book community, the Digital Leadership Network found at http://bit.ly/DigitalLeadershipNetwork, and find the chapter 9 topic, where you can share a few of your reflections, discoveries and actions on any of these exercises.

The Digital Leadership Network is a community of learners reading the book Digital Leadership in Higher Education.

Chapter Resources

This rewind of my path of technology adoption outlines major shifts in tech tools over the last 40-plus years. Use my timeline as a jumping-off point to reflect on your own relationship with technology.

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Rebekah Tilley

Assistant Vice President, University of Iowa Center for Advancement

Rebekah Tilley is the assistant vice president of communication and marketing for the University of Iowa Center for Advancement (UICA). In that role she supports fundraising and alumni engagement efforts for the university, including its CASE Gold winning Iowa Magazine, and serves UICA in a variety of strategic communication efforts.

Previously she was the director of strategic communication for the University of Iowa Tippie College of Business, and the director of communication for the University of Kentucky College of Law. She is a Kentucky native and a proud alum of the University of Kentucky.

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