And just like that, it's fall! (or Autumn, same deal)
Thu, Sep 3 2020 12:27 | Conference, dissertation, FOMO, instructionalDesign, learning, online, onlineLearning, synchronous conferencing, teaching
It's hard to believe, but the summer is in the rearview mirror. Next week the fall semester begins and as I look back over the summer I see some things I learned (or observed) in these coronatimes:The FoMo is still strong!I thought I had beaten back FoMo (fear of missing out) but I guess not :-). This summer many conferences made the switch to online this summer due to the ongoing
How to measure connected success (for academics)
Wed, Feb 11 2015 04:30 | academia, academic, career, connected, network, online, PhD, reputation, twitter
A week or so ago I had read Terry Anderson's blog post asking the question on whether it is worth it for aspiring academics to blog (and tweet, and generally be visible on the interwebs). It's an interesting post and I encourage everyone to read it and post their opinions on twitter, here, on Terry's post. I'd love to know what other newer academics think about this.I am new, but not new, to academia.