Jane Fried argues that student affairs educators must be able to speak the theoretical language of teaching and learning in higher education in order to challenge the positivist epistemology of academic culture and shift the focus to engaging and educating the whole student.
Elyse D'nn Lovell, mentored by Betsy Palmer, harnesses her Highlands College students' enthusiasm for social networking to increase their feelings of connectedness and improve critical thinking and writing skills.
With the effectiveness of traditional methods of connecting with incoming Wittenberg University minority students waning, Forest B. Wortham spans the virtual and physical worlds to help them find their place.
Interested in incorporating social media into your teaching but wary of the effort it might take? According to the research reviewed by Paige Abe and Nickolas A. Jordan, the challenge may be well worth it in terms of increased student engagement.