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Using Social Media in Student Affairs: An Evidence-Based Approach #ACPA14 Slides

Posted by reyjunco on April 3, 2014 in Presentations |

Here are the slides from the talk I gave this past week at the #ACPA14 conference in Indianapolis. The talk is loosely based on a chapter from my upcoming book Engaging Students through Social Media: Evidence Based Practices for Use in Student Affairs Using Social Media in Student Affairs: An Evidence-Based Approach from Rey Junco

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Heading to Iowa

Posted by reyjunco on April 1, 2014 in Commentary |

I’m incredibly excited to announce that I’ve accepted a position as an associate professor in the School of Education at Iowa State University starting this summer. I’ll be teaching and advising students in the Student Affairs graduate program. Many of you who follow this blog know that I started a new position in the Purdue University Libraries […]

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Student affairs professionals: Looking for social media examples for my book

Posted by reyjunco on July 11, 2013 in Commentary, Research |

Student affairs professionals: I need your help for my next book, Engaging Students through Social Media: An Evidence-Based Approach for Student Affairs being published by Wiley/Jossey-Bass. I’m looking for examples of how you are using social media in your functional areas. Successes and challenges are both welcome! Feel free to post your story in the […]

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New appointment at the Berkman Center

Posted by reyjunco on August 31, 2012 in Commentary |

I am thrilled to announce that I will be a Faculty Associate at the Harvard Berkman Center for Internet and Society for the academic year. I will continue my work with the Youth and Media Team and look forward to working with other faculty, fellows, and associates. I am especially thankful to Urs Gasser and Sandra Cortesi for their […]

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Will iTextbooks increase student engagement? Not really.

Posted by reyjunco on January 30, 2012 in Commentary |

Over at Wired, Tim Carmody wrote a great piece about Apple’s latest foray into the education market – digital textbooks via the iBooks 2 app. Tim hits the nail on the head in his introduction (emphasis mine): Engagement is a big word in education. It combines both objective participation and subjective emotion. It’s one of the […]

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Too much face and not enough books? Facebook use and academic performance

Posted by reyjunco on October 10, 2011 in Research |

My latest paper Too much face and not enough books: The relationship between multiple indices of Facebook use and academic performance published in Computers in Human Behavior last week reports the findings of a study I conducted with 1,839 undergraduates. I collected data on Facebook use by surveying students and I had access to student grades […]

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Video Interview focusing on social media, academic, and student affairs

Posted by reyjunco on July 18, 2010 in Commentary |

I had a great time being interviewed by Ed Cabellon as part of his video interview series. We discussed topics including my latest research on social media and student engagement, using social media in academic and student affairs, meeting students “where they are,” and helping reluctant colleagues engage with social media. Live Video Interview with […]

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Using multiple video chats in education

Posted by reyjunco on April 6, 2010 in Commentary |

Earlier this week, a few things gelled for me in thinking about my research area and about the higher education administrators, students, and researchers I’ve met online via Twitter (mostly through #sachat). First, I’ve been wanting to teach a graduate course on social media in higher education; however, I never thought it was possible because […]

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Digital Media and Learning Competition Entry

Posted by reyjunco on January 30, 2010 in Research |

Please check out our entry for the MacArthur Foundation Digital Media and Learning Competition: Learning Factory Live: Harnessing digital media to engage pre-college students in engineering capstone design experiences. I look forward to reading your comments!

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