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Paul is currently scheduling additional onsite and online presentations, webinars, and online courses. To set up a learning opportunity, please contact him at

Author, Change the World Using Social Media, from Rowman & Littlefield; publication date: January 2021; for 30% discount, order through Rowman & Littlefield and use this code: RLFANDF30.

For workshops/webinars on effectively using social media for activism, collaboration, and/or positive change, please contact Paul at

Change the World Using Social Media

Co-designer and co-facilitator, with colleagues from the original Educational Technology & Media massive open online course–#etmooc–of a new massive open online course on artificial intelligence in life long learning: #etmooc2.

Library Advocacy Training Project Manager for the California Library Association

Facilitator for highly-interactive one-hour online employee-assistance program sessions through Claremont EAP

Member, Board of Directors for the award-winning (UCLA Alumni Association “Network of the Year, 2023”) UCLA Daily Bruin Alumni Association (DBAN);  helped develop and continue to co-facilitate a mentoring program and develop/facilitate workshops designed to support the professional development of students currently working on the campus newspaper

Member, Public Library Association Continuing Education Advisory Group, which advises PLA (a division of the American Library Association) on the identification, development and evaluation of relevant, cost-effective, and emerging face-to-face and online continuing education products and services

Co-facilitator for the “Are We There Yet” project documenting pandemic-era learning successes for the ShapingEDU community, under the auspices of Arizona State University Enterprise Technology; project interviews accessible on YouTube

Participant/panelist in biweekly T is for Training podcast recordings (alternate Thursdays, 9 pm ET/6 pm PT) hosted by Maurice Coleman; listen to the latest episode—a conversation about websites and blogging for trainer-teacher-learners—through this link.

Upcoming Presentations

Co-facilitating “AI and You: Bringing Humanity Into the Conversation,” the final live online session for #etmooc2 (a massive open online course on artificial intelligence in lifelong learning). Free registration underway. Wed., May 31, 2023, 9 pm ET/6 pm PT.

Designing and co-facilitating highly interactive half-day “Producing Results Through Sustainable Library Advocacy” preconference workshop with California Library Association (CLA) colleagues for the CLA 2023 Annual Conference. Sacramento Conference Center, Room A8, June 1, 2023, 2-5 pm.

Facilitating highly interactive session on “Library Advocates as Lifelong Learners” for colleagues at the California Library Association (CLA) 2023 Annual Conference. Sacramento Conference Center, Room A8, June 2, 2023, 10-10:45 am.

Facilitating highly interactive session on “Advocacy, Storytelling, and Libraries” for colleagues at the California Library Association (CLA) 2023 Annual Conference. Sacramento Conference Center, Room A4, June 2, 2023, 2-2:45 pm.

Additional monthly online library-advocacy training sessions through the California Library Association (2nd Wednesday of each month, starting at 10 am; updates on CLA community calendar

One-hour facilitated conversations on a variety of employee assistance program topics (e.g., dealing conflict; time management; presentation skills; emotional intelligence) through Claremont EAP