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How Social Media Has Evolved

I’ve been using social media since 2006 when I started this blog. I got on Twitter in 2007 and was one of the first million users of the platform. For 11 years I’ve been fascinated by social media, and I’ve managed to integrate it into my work with Algonquin College as a professor, as well […]

about life

My Three Words for 2017

Happy new year! 2017 is here at last, and we now have 365 days ahead of us to make a difference. As is customary each year, I kick things off by listing my 3 words – guiding words for the year that will help keep me focused on what’s important. […]


Why I Teach

My friend David asked me the other day, “How did you get into teaching and why do you continue to do it?”. It’s an interesting question, and one that I don’t often consider. Teaching is just something I’ve always done. My first experience with teaching, albeit rather informally, was when […]