This post is a quick reminder that, as always, during the summer months I will be toning back my frequency of posting on this blog. But don’t you worry! I’ll be picking up full steam with my regular publication schedule of posting every 2 weeks during the academic year.
This blog tends to get a lot of traffic during the summer with readers looking for assignments and syllabi as they work on updating courses for next academic year. So I’d like to point out a few resources below. But first…
A few Recommended Blog Posts, Content & Articles
- My four part series detailing a social media analytics assignment I used in my Communication research class this past semester. Start here.
- Dr. Ai Zhang is authoring a wonderful ongoing series on innovation, social media and higher education over at Medium. Here’s a post to get you started: “Social Media as A Pedagogical Tool: A College Professor Explains Why.”
- Hidden Brain, one of my favorite podcasts, recently had an episode on the effect social media can have on our happiness and our tendency to compare ourselves to others.
- Check out the Arthur W. Page Society’s new podcast “The New CCO.”
Summer Reading Suggestions
- For work: Dr. Karen Freberg’s book “A Roadmap for Teaching Social Media.”
- For self: “How to Relax” by Thich Nhat Hanh
App Recommendation (to Get Motivated)
A few Resources From this Blog for Summer
If you are looking for assignments and syllabi, you’ll see that I’ve written about many of my assignments and included the assignment documents themselves.
To access those select the green menu bar at the top titled “Blog topics” -> “Teaching Social Media” -> “Classes” and then select the class.
Syllabi can be accessed either via the “Syllabi” menu at the top of this blog and selecting the course, or by selecting the “Teaching Materials” menu and navigating to an external document repository to access all my uploaded syllabi.
If you have questions about any of the assignments or syllabi, please do not hesitate to send me a Tweet. I’d be happy to chat.
What’ll I be doing this summer?