There is supposedly an old Chinese curse that states, “May You Live in Interesting Times.” I would think that this last week – the first week of President Trump’s administration – qualifies as interesting times. As someone who teaches about social media in both leadership and education classes, it was fascinating to watch unfolding events… Read more The Leaky Social Media Question
In the New Testament Bible, John 18:38, Pilate responds to Jesus’s statement that he should bear witness to the truth with this question, “What is truth?” Two thousand years later, we seem to still be grappling with this question. This past year, 2016, was a year in which “truth” became very nuanced. Oxford Dictionaries selected… Read more What is Truth?
In my ILD831 class for Creighton University this week, my 12 students will be looking at digital tools. Using Jane Hart’s C4LPT Top 200 list as a starting point, they self-selected the following tools to explore and analyze from a leadership perspective (number indicates rank on the Top 200 list): Audacity (28) Canva (57) Clarify… Read more Other Tools to Consider
A few days ago, I discussed my upcoming doctoral class on leadership in a wired world. I will also be teaching a Masters of Education course starting next week. EDU 6323 at Northeastern University is entitled Technology as a Medium for Learning. We explore aspects of digital technology through the lens of Michelle Miller’s (2014)… Read more Smart and EdTech
Next week, I will once again be teaching a section of ILD 831 – Technology and Leadership – in Creighton University’s Interdisciplinary Doctorate in Leadership. I have taught this course for five years and over those years, evolved the course, shifting the textbook from Tom Friedman’s (2007) The World is Flat to Clay Shirky’s (2008)… Read more Leading in a Wired World