Jonathan D. Becker, J.D., Ph.D.

Living at the intersections of education, technology, leadership, and policy.

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Regulating Social Media

(Double entendre warning…) Over the last 4+ days, I have been reading a LOT. A few of the articles I read kind of hung together in my head. The headlines below are linked to the articles if you would like… Continue Reading →

Connected Learning as informal learning across an academic department

I’m working on a concept paper that I hope will make the case for taking advantages of modern, networked technologies for “extracurricular,” informal learning within and across an academic department. My main contention is that we don’t have to limit… Continue Reading →

Tweet of the day – 4/2/17 #365project

We’ve waited 151 days for this. Play Ball! #OpeningDay pic.twitter.com/81cUDyN9zd — MLB (@MLB) April 2, 2017 Few, if any, organizations do social media as well as Major League Baseball. Today was Opening Day (sort of) for MLB, so this tweet… Continue Reading →

Hiring a network

Yesterday, VCU, the institution for whom I work, announced the hiring of Tressie McMillan Cottom as an Assistant Professor of Sociology. This is a huge win for VCU and for our sociology program. I’ve come to know all of our tenure-track… Continue Reading →

Twitter strategy

For lots of reasons, it has been an interesting start to the new academic year. One particularly interesting development has been the number of high-level administrators at VCU who have joined Twitter in the last week or two.  Academic deans,… Continue Reading →

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