My Own White Bias

Over the past six months, I have been teaching courses on social media and education technology against the backdrop of both the COVID-19 pandemic and the social unrest sparked by the killing of George Floyd on May 25th.  In both tweets and posts, students have woven these two forces of change into our weekly topical… Read more My Own White Bias

On Being There

An interesting conversation developed today in my class hashtag on Twitter.  One student shared Mary Ludden’s post “How to connect in a connectionless environment…”, which suggested that three key areas of focus were: Be present. Be connected. Be real. For some reason, the old book Fish! and the Fish Philosophy jumped to my mind. I… Read more On Being There

Upcoming Conference

This coming Friday, I will be in Boston to attend the Northeastern College of Professional Studies 2018 Faculty Development Conference.  I have been teaching at Northeastern for 3 years, and enjoy both the classes and the progressive approach to education that is Northeastern.  Given that I live 560 miles south of the campus, I usually… Read more Upcoming Conference