12:30pm - 2:00pm, Great Hall
Alice Marwick is a postdoctoral researcher in social media at Microsoft Research New England and a research affiliate at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society. Her work looks at online identity and consumer culture through lenses of privacy, consumption, and celebrity. Alice is currently working on an ethnographic study of fashion bloggers, and a book on status and social media to be published by Yale Press. She has published editorials in The New York Times and The Guardian, and academic articles in New Media and Society, Convergence, First Monday, and Critical Studies in Media Communication. Her work has appeared on NPR and CBC, and in a range of publications including The LA Times, BusinessWeek and Wired Magazine. Alice has a PhD from New York University and will be an Assistant Professor in the Communication and Media Studies department at Fordham University beginning fall 2012. Her publications are available at http://www.tiara.org
|9:00am, Great Hall
Breakfast & Opening Speaker: Caleb Clark
Caleb is the director of the EdTech Masters program at Marlboro College's graduate school. He has been a Web geek since 1994 and an educational technologist since 1999. His interests include: personal online portfolios, video/photo production skills, education management, and humanizing technology. Caleb's expertise includes online communication, instructional design and multi-media education. He is the author of numerous articles and tutorials and a regular presenter at conferences.
He holds an MPS degree from the Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP), at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, as well as an MA in Educational Technology from San Diego State University.