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

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



Tweet of the day – 09/26/17 #365project

Apparently Twitter is trying out a 280 character limit. So many jokes… — Clara Jeffery (@ClaraJeffery) September 26, 2017 + The 280-character limit is a terrible idea. The whole beauty of Twitter is that it forces you to express… Continue Reading →

Tweet of the day – 08/08/17 #365project

59% of Americans think Trump's presidency has been a failure. The other 41% still don’t have twitter. — Stephen Colbert (@StephenAtHome) August 9, 2017

Tweet of the day – 3/6/17 #365project 

If you're into Twitter lists, I put one together for tracking repeal-and-replace news — Adrianna McIntyre (@onceuponA) March 6, 2017 Today, the GOP released the text of their proposed new healthcare plan. I’m blinded by my privilege and thus… Continue Reading →

Tweet of the day – 2/28/17 #365project

Amazon’s Cloud is down but Twitter is unaffected, because it runs on pure animosity. — Downtown Josh Brown (@ReformedBroker) February 28, 2017 Other than President Trump’s joint address (which I am avoiding right now), today’s big story was an outage… Continue Reading →

Tweet of the day – 2/3/17 #365project

That New York Times video of people looking down from a 10-meter diving board is how I feel opening Twitter now — Dan Cohen (@dancohen) February 3, 2017 I fell asleep rather suddenly and unusually early last night. As a… Continue Reading →

Dissociative (Twitter) Identity Disorder

I tried something new a few months ago, and I’m not sure I like it. You see, I used to tweet a lot about sports. Still do, kinda. I tweet about lots of things related to my interests, but for… Continue Reading →

Tweet of the day – 1/23/17 #365project

I've gotten questions about distinction bw/ executive orders and presidential memoranda (which are what Trump signed today). Some answers: — Gregory Korte (@gregorykorte) January 23, 2017 I might have to rename my #365project “Twitter thread of the day.” This is… Continue Reading →

This is tweet #100,000

[featured image courtesy of Tijakool Yiyuan ]   If I did this right, I will have hit publish on this blog post when I’m at 99,999 tweets and IFTTT will have automatically pushed out a tweet announcing that I’ve written this post…. Continue Reading →

The communications conundrum

Ever since VCU’s Center for Teaching Excellence became the Academic Learning Transformation Lab (ALT Lab), a persistent challenge opportunity has been to let the VCU community know what ALT Lab is and does. Getting that challenge out is complicated on… Continue Reading →

Dissociative (Digital) Identity Disorder

If nothing else, if this post causes you to learn that Dissociative Identity Disorder is the actual term for what lay people call “split personalities” or “multiple personalities” (or entirely incorrectly “schizophrenia”), I will feel good about having written it…. Continue Reading →

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