Creating a Community Archive: Storing, Citing, and Sharing Visual Data at #NCA15

At the 2015 National Communication Association annual conference, Dr. John A. McArthur presented his paper titled “Creating a community-generated archive: Digital tools for storing, citing, and sharing visual artifacts.” The paper and teaching resource describes the benefits of social bookmarking and social networking for developing an archive of ideas in the classroom. NCA 2015 was held…

Next Generation Learning Spaces

I was honored to be invited to present at the Next Generation Learning Spaces conference in Nashville, Tennessee. Below are some resources for conference attendees and interested onlookers. Practical Lessons from User-Experience Design for Spaces for Learning Download the article now *** Managing Competing Agendas in Learning Spaces – Mastering the Art and Science of…

Recapping AAC&U’s 2013 General Education Conference

“What colleges have been doing isn’t wrong or irresponsible. But, it is insufficient.” These opening sentiments from Dr. Terrel Rhodes, AAC&U’s Vice President set the stage for considering the change facing higher education at the 2013 conference on general education. The meeting’s setting along Boston’s Freedom Trail was a telling metaphor for for a conference…

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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Intersections in Nonverbal and Health Communication at #NCA12

At the 2012 National Communication Association annual convention, researchers from around the country shared their work in a panel titled “Intersections in Nonverbal and Health Communication.” I was drawn to the panel because most of the papers incorporated some kind of communication technology either in the research design or the methodology. Here’s a quick recap of the…