Speaking & Consulting

Dr. McArthur was the perfect energetic, topic starter we needed to kick off our day. All attendees agreed he shared many thought provoking ideas on the hot marketing topic pertaining to intergenerational dynamics. Thanks for sharing your expertise with our group and agreeing to be our early morning kick-off speaker! – Kelly Johnson, Senior Vice President, SunGard

JAMcArthur speaking on social media Dr. John A. McArthur is available to the media and to universities, corporations, and non-profits as a speaker, trainer, and consultant. To host Dr. McArthur as a speaker or consultant, please inquire directly.


Dr. McArthur is currently offering the following prepared workshops for organizational development:

  1. Courting Millennials: Digital Media & Information Design
    This talk centers on the Millennial generation and how business enterprises can strategically target Millennial consumers and clients using information design. (approx. 1 hour) Business and non-profit pricing available by request.
  2. Other need-specific presentations (topic areas listed below).


Dr. McArthur’s current presentations for faculty development include:

  1. Pedagogy, then Technology
    This lecture with discussion centers on the relationships between student learning outcomes and technology in the classroom. Can be facilitated as a 45 min lecture with Q/A and/or workshops to follow (1 hour to 4 hours).
  2. Innovation & Pedagogy
    This 2-4 hour workshop engages faculty in integrating innovative concepts in four areas of course preparation.
  3. Other need-specific presentations (see below).

Presentations and workshops for corporate and non-profit groups are also available in the following topics of expertise

  • Strategic Communication & the role of Digital Technology
    The role and impact of communication technologies (including digital and social media) on society, broadly, and on personal interactions and strategic communication initiatives, specifically.
  • Physical and Digital Spaces (Proxemics)
    The structure and use of proxemics in spatial design, and the ways that spaces are designed in digital environments.
  • Information Design & User-Experience
    The design of messages with the purpose of creating experiences for readers, viewers, or users.
  • Educational Instruction and Assessment
    The assessment of educational variables of student learning and teacher behavior: How students learn and ways for teachers to create environments and opportunities for student success.
  • Combinations of Technology, Space, & Education
    Dr. McArthur’s research and consultation often involve combinations of the three areas above, for example:
    The role and use of digital environments and technologies in strategic communication
    The impact of space on student learning and teacher behavior
    The design of physical and digital learning environments