Below are some examples of my public writing for broader audiences.

ArticleYearMain ArgumentVenue
A ‘return to normal’ on campus? 5 ways university students and faculty hope for better2021Faculty and students hope for better futures - they don’t want “a return to normal.”
How workplace harassment policies need to adapt to an increasingly digital education environment2021Harassment and discrimination policies focus on campus spaces & institutional personnel. Their scope excludes acts of harassment that occur outside of institutionally-sanctioned platforms (such as social media) to the detriment of everyone on campus.
What has COVID-19 taught us about the barriers to online education? 2021Canada needs more and better data on online learning
Professional development for the 2020 fall semester: how to help faculty and administrators prepare2020Top 3 professional developments for online teaching needs are pedagogical, student support, and online assessment strategies,
How do faculty and administrators imagine the future of higher education in Canada?2020Faculty and administrators are generally optimistic about post-pandemic institutional futures.
The 7 elements of a good online course2020A list of qualities for good online courses. Physical proximity isn’t a precondition for good education
What (Some) Faculty Are Saying about the Switch to Remote Teaching and Learning2020Faculty tweets about "my student" show faculty express concern, pride, humanity, support, but but some need to be aware of the information they share about their students.
What (Some) Students Are Saying about the Switch to Remote Teaching and Learning2020Student tweets about " "my professor" provide guidance for education.
COVID-19 pushes universities to switch to online classes — but are they ready?2020Remote teaching and learning recommendations in the first week of institutional closures in North America
How to address coronavirus misinformation spreading through messaging apps and email2020Some ways to interrupt misinformation flows.
Will Shift to Remote Teaching Be Boon or Bane for Online Learning? 2020The COVID-19 crisis will highlight the expertise, creativity, resilience, and humanity of learning and teaching experts, especially instructional designers, educational technologists and other professionals who work in places like centers for teaching and learning.
We should never minimize online harassment2018Online harassment is always "bad enough." What hierarchies of harassment of harassment do is to minimize harassment and its impacts.
Social Media as Weapons to Harass Women Academics2018Social media harassment persistently threatens and impacts academic women’s well-being in a multitude of ways.
How do faculty benefit from renewable assignments?2017Renewable assignments are often framed in terms of the benefits they offer to students, but they also provide numerous benefits to instructors as well.
Education strategies are backed by evidence2017There is ample empirical literature to support the adoption of inquiry-based learning and the use of technology in education.
Disconnected: Can universities surpass brand image to make their social media relevant?2017Universities fail to exploit social media’s most compelling features, tending to broadcast their brands instead of engaging students and the public online.
#NotAllEdTech Derails Critical Educational Technology Conversations2017The argument that "not all educational technology is benign" is a tactic that derails and deflects from discussions of educational technology as a practice that needs deep questioning.
Using Video and Audio to Share our Scholarship2016Creatiung short video and audio clips that accompany each one of my published papers may be helpful to colleagues, students, and broader audiences.
The moral baseline of social media policies2016Some social media policies leave academics exposed to accusations of defamation and incivility, and enable individuals in positions of power to regulate and restrain social media activity and freedom of speech.
The significance of educational technology history and research2014The use of technology in education has a long and rich history, and that history can inform the design of contemporary digital learning environments.