Why Educators Can't Live Without..

Why Educators Can't Live Without Social Media

Monday, 21 November (1pm - 3pm)

Session Details

From student recruitment to alumni relations, social media has a place at every step of the student experience. Digital literacy, capability, and capacity have never been more important for employability, critical thinking, and academic success. Our digital identities matter and we are lifelong learners with digital channels. Eric Stoller discussed how social media create pathways for learning, teaching, and engagement.




Session Facilitator

Eric Stoller is a higher education thought-leader, consultant, writer and speaker. He frequently gives keynotes on how educators can use social media for learning and engagement and is a proponent for teaching students about digital identity development. With a background in student affairs, academic advising, wellness, technology, and communications, Eric focuses his energies on educating clients and captivating audiences. As Student Affairs and Technology blogger for Inside Higher Ed, he generates conversations, answers questions, and provides insight about a variety of "tech topics".

Eric is a former Academic Advisor & Web Coordinator for the College of Health and Human Sciences at Oregon State University. He served previously as a Marketing Specialist for Student Affairs at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Eric has over 14 years of experience in higher education / student affairs and has been blogging for more than 10 years. Eric can be found online and on twitter.