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Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico

Thank you to the faculty members at the Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico for being excellent hosts. This week, I facilitated two faculty development workshops at the university. The workshops focused on (1)  integrating technology into the classroom and (2) digital and media literacy. The slides and resources for workshop participants are below: Resources mentioned…

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Digital Cities: Urban community development through information design

I was privileged to present a paper – “Digital Cities: Urban community development through information design” – at the annual conference of the National Communication Association in Orlando, Florida. The paper is an extension of my work on space, technology, and user-experience. The theoretical argument sits at the intersection of information design, city planning, and…

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DNC Insights 20 seconds at a time

The following article was featured by Queens University of Charlotte on Sept. 5, 2012: In precisely 40 minutes and 120 slides, five Queens’ faculty members and an alumnus regaled students with six presentations tied to the Democratic National Convention. The topics ranged from the history of political protests to the increasing role of influence that…

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Opening Remarks for #COMM360

Welcome to COMM 360: Charlotte and the Convention! On behalf of my colleagues in the Knight School of Communication at Queens University of Charlotte, I am pleased to welcome you to an innovative learning opportunity like none we’ve tried before at Queens. Next week, Charlotte will play host to a nation as the Democratic National…

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Pedagogy, then Technology

Want to integrate technology into your classroom? Choose technology that supports your pedagogical aims. That’s the message of my workshop conducted this morning at the Teaching Professor Conference in Washington, DC. Attendees worked together to create opportunities to infuse their courses with technology. I presented 4 experiments that I’ve tried in my classroom with social…

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Honoring Van King

On May 4, I had the pleasure of honoring Van King, Founding Dean of the James L. Knight School of Communication at Queens University of Charlotte, who will be retiring next month. Below is a copy of my remarks, delivered at the university’s Board of Trustees Meeting. *** You should always be reflecting on your…