Community standards for technology use

Article that inspired this blog post: Should students be allowed to use smartphones in the classroom? One of the trends I noticed throughout my time in college was how some teachers prohibited use of electronic devices, including computers, in the classroom. It was a pretty standard statement on most syllabi. As time went on it and…

What are you doing on that cell phone?

Technology, specifically cell phones, take the blame for a lot of things these days. The assumptions people make regarding mobile device usage can be very irritating. Usually people assume negative intent or behaviors when individuals are on their phone, such as that they are distracted or not paying attention. I love this meme (found on…

New Project: CSAA-D Blog

This semester I am working with colleagues (shout-out to Dr. Dunn, Carrie, Alex, and Evan!) on a project for the UGA College Student Affairs Administration Ph.D. program. We launched the new blog yesterday and will share more information via posts over the next few weeks. I hope that through this increased online presence we are able to…

What is so great about Twitter?

I still meet a lot of people that do not use Twitter or do not understand why I like Twitter so much. Friends or colleagues that take a chance on Twitter either try it and love it or try it and do not understand why others find it so useful. Twitter gets categorized with Facebook,…

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