A Day with Rey

Just a quick update, folks. Both sessions will be streamed here:
http://www.ustream.tv/channel/teachlearn.

Major Discoveries

Greetings colleagues and students,

Junco

 It is with a great deal of excitement that I get to share with you a remarkable opportunity of which we’re all about to be beneficiaries.  The Research Academy for University Learning at Montclair State is bringing Reynol Junco to campus as part of the Provost’s speakers series. For those of you who don’t know him, Rey is arguably one of the nation’s foremost social media scholars and focuses his research and publications on the effect that social media have on student learning and cognition. He is also a Fellow at Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society, an active higher education-focused blogger, and a colleague with whom I’ve collaborated a number of times. 

Upon hearing the good news that Rey was coming to Montclair State to deliver an address to the academic community, I approached my VP with a request that she sponsor the second half of Rey’s…

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About Art

I've been a higher education professional for over 15 years and an Academic Advising administrator for the past eight of those. I have a background in exploratory student advising and have spent a great deal of time guiding students through contemplating their personal college-to-career pathways. I've published, presented, and consulted on the intersection of social media and academia and am a firm believer in social media's power as a tool for engagement rather than solely information delivery. I've worked at public and private institutions as well as 2-year colleges and 4-year universities. I believe in Academic Advising as a teaching and learning activity, that learner-centered education is the key to students' academic success, and that as long as we keep students' individual goals and success at the center of our decision-making process, the problem of college-level student attrition can be solved.
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