Share Paper: Becoming a Public Scholar: Lessons Learned Through Talking Beyond the Academy

  1. Leanna Archambault, Arizona State University, United States
  2. Jered Borup, George Mason University, United States
  3. Natalie Milman, George Washington University, United States
  4. Torrey Trust, University of Massachusetts Amherst, United States
Monday, October 26 2:00 PM-3:00 PM Room 7

Abstract: Given the necessary shift to emergency remote teaching and learning (Hodges, Moore, Lockee, Trust, & Bond, 2020; Milman, 2020a, 2020b) due to the COVID-19 pandemic, along with related misconceptions, there has been an increased need and demand for scholars in the educational technology field to speak to the media and/or contribute their knowledge and expertise to a more general, public audience. This opportunity to engage in public scholarship includes a variety of formats and is an important component to consider adding to one’s curriculum vitae. The panel of senior faculty will share their experiences and will discuss strategies for translating ...