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Book Launch – Digital Proxemics

GREENVILLE, SC — On June 23, 2016, M. Judson Booksellers & Storytellers hosted a book launch celebration for Dr. John A. McArthur’s first book, Digital Proxemics: How Technology Shapes the Ways We Move. Dr. McArthur read two sections of the book, describing proxemics to the audience and introducing the connection between proxemics and digital technologies.…

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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…

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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…

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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…