Higher Education Webinars
News, tips, and practical insights about technology for student affairs practitioners by Eric Stoller.
June 21, 2011 - 7:00pm
"Doing more with less." It's a familiar saying for folks who work in higher education. One casualty of budget reductions has been funding lines for professional development. Some of my colleagues have been restricted from traveling out of state for conferences and the overall climate of professional development within student affairs isn't very positive.
June 16, 2011 - 8:15pm
Last summer I wrote a post on my personal blog about a plugin that makes it easy to optimize a self-hosted WordPress blog for mobile devices. Apparently the heat of the summer got to me and I never shared it with readers on this site. When I purchased a Droid X last year, I started consuming massive amounts of web content via the mobile web. My own personal blog rendered in a way that was almost unreadable.
June 7, 2011 - 7:15pm
Where do student affairs practitioners go for information about technology and student affairs? I generally point folks toward several websites, including: BreakDrink, The SA Collaborative Blog, Higher Ed Live, and of course (ahem) this particular blog.
June 6, 2011 - 8:00pm
The National Conference on Student Recruitment, Marketing, and Retention (July 26-28, Denver, CO) is one of the marquee events for higher education professionals who work within what's known as "the funnel." According to the NCSRMR Twitter account, there are already more than 500 professionals who have signed up for the event.
June 2, 2011 - 7:00pm
I started doing laundry when I was in my teens. When I began attending community college in the mid-90's I was fairly adept at making sure that I had enough clean clothes. The laundromat was a popular hangout as it was connected to a pool hall. I played a lot of billiards while waiting for clothes to wash/dry. Quarters were useful for starting loads of laundry and for holding your place at the pool table.
May 30, 2011 - 4:00pm
When I was a kid growing up in Iowa, my Uncle John and my dad taught me how to shoot. I fired rifles, shotguns, and pistols. The first time I fired my dad's twelve gauge shotgun, it felt like my shoulder had run into a car. The recoil was tremendous. While I never went hunting, I did do a fair amount of target shooting. Guns were present throughout my formative years. I've always been fascinated with the mechanics of firearms. Why am I bringing this up?
May 26, 2011 - 9:30pm
My last #SAtech profile was two weeks ago and consisted of
May 24, 2011 - 3:30pm
The month of May has been terrifically busy for me. I moved 3,000 miles from Corvallis, Oregon to Columbia, South Carolina. That's right, a Beaver alum has entered Gamecock country. Many have asked why I made the move from the Pacific Northwest to the Southeast. The answer is very simple: I fell in love.
May 9, 2011 - 9:00pm
Here is part 2 of my interview with Joe Sabado. Joe shared a wealth of information about student affairs units and social media. And, the ever-present issue of "technology competency" is analyzed with a tremendous amount of thoughtfulness:Social media is being implemented by student affairs divisions all over the US. How is social media being used at UC Santa Barbara?