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Student Affairs and Technology

News, tips, and practical insights about technology for student affairs practitioners by Eric Stoller.

January 25, 2012 - 8:07pm
With more than 3,000 views on YouTube, Kellen Story's "Stuff Hall Directors Say To RAs...because swearing doesn't help build community" is a fantastic glimpse into the day-to-day humor that arises in residence life. Story, a graduate hall director and member of the SAAHE program at Ball State University, created the video "hastily," because "hall directors have a lot of work to do." It's satire at its finest. Story's story (how could I not resist doing that) on YouTube paints an accurate and humorous picture of stereotypical res life moments.
January 18, 2012 - 8:03pm
Consider this post to be the last time I write about Vimeo.
January 16, 2012 - 2:29pm
Radical Student Affairs Practitioners ... Do they exist? Does our profession allow them to exist? Do we nurture them or isolate them? Are they leading our associations or quietly leading from the periphery? Does Student Affairs deconstruct the status quo or do we sustain it?
January 12, 2012 - 6:38pm
It was announced this week that ACPA had appointed a Student Affairs "Credentialing Implementation Team." Included in the announcement was news that "the ACPA Governing Board unanimously approved the creation of a professional credentialing program, to consist of a Student Affairs Register and Specialized Skill Certification."
January 11, 2012 - 4:58pm
In this edition of the Student Affairs Job Search series, I have decided to cover two items that cause a lot of consternation for many Student Affairs professionals: cover letters and résumés.
January 5, 2012 - 4:29pm
While I have not always agreed with some of the tenets of the phenomenon known as "personal branding," I do value the importance of certain aspects.
January 3, 2012 - 5:25pm
In starting this new year, I've decided to hijack my blog and create a series of posts about the Student Affairs job search. While the job search for Student Affairs professionals does require a certain amount of technology, these posts will focus more on the process of searching.
December 22, 2011 - 3:10pm
A year-end post ... with shoutouts to many colleagues.
December 21, 2011 - 2:40pm
RSS (Really Simple Syndication) has been part of my daily brain sustenance for more than 5 years. Most sites that produce content on a regular basis provide RSS feeds for their readers.
December 20, 2011 - 4:55pm
Efficiency is important. Being more efficient usually means that you have more time. Having more time generally allows additional space for innovation, planning, conversing, thinking, creativity, etc. Technology can be instrumental in making us more efficient. For Student Affairs professionals, efficiency is something that we can usually increase.


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